Combat sport and martial art of Korean origin. The practitioner of taekwondo is called a taekwondoist and the training room is called a dojang. During competitions, the wearing of protective gear is mandatory. Said sport, taekwondo WT is a sport recognized at the Olympic Games and the Quebec Games. All blows must be made standing and above the belt. The blows are worth different scores and are done mainly with the feet. Punches are only allowed to the body. Kicks are allowed to the body only for recreational/leisure and to the head for black belts. A center referee manages the fight and the penalties in collaboration with the corner judges. The techniques are spectacular, especially because of the aerial and spinning sequences.
Spin Taekwondo WT is a partner of the Jeux de Montréal.
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How to register your child in WT taekwondo near you
To participate in the Jeux de Montréal, your child must be registered for one of the many activities offered by sports clubs and leisure organizations on the island of Montreal. Visit the delegations page and locate your borough or city to find out how to register.