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Taekwondo is the national sport of South Korea and is Korean in origin. It trains both the mind and the body. The famous martial arts task of breaking boards with your hand is a perfect example, because mental strength leads to physical strength. Unlike other martial arts, taekwondo teaches a lot of kicking moves instead of hitting moves.

  1. 1. Taekwondo is made up of what kind of moves?
    1. a. Slapping
    2. b. Hitting
    3. c. Kicking
  2. 2. Taekwondo is the national sport of which country?
    1. a. North Korea
    2. b. South Korea
    3. c. Japan
  3. 3. Where did Taekwondo originate?
    1. a. China
    2. b. Korea
    3. c. Japan