The origin of martial arts will always remain shrouded in secrecy, self-defense using hands and feet, there are more than can remember human history.
Around the world they have over time developed various skills including techniques struggle with their hands and feet. Each art reflects the needs of his time and historical and cultural background of their homeland. The individual techniques are in the course of centuries passed down from teacher to student. They formed different systems of self-defense without weapons.
Taekwon-Do is relatively modern art, because it is in a form that we know today evolved after World War II. World War II, the father of Taekwon-Do, the Korean General Choi Hong Hi. In 1966 he founded the international organization International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF), General Choi was president, headquarters of the organization in Seoul, capital of South Korea.