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Planning for Taekwondo Park (태권도공원 계획)

  • Kim, Hyun;Joun, Hyo-Jae;Kim, Sang-Tae
    • Journal of Korean Society of Rural Planning
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    • v.14 no.1
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    • pp.73-82
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    • 2008
  • Taekwondo, Korean traditional martial art as one of the ten Korean cultural symbols, has acquired a reputation for introducing and globalizing Korean culture together with its standing as official Olympic Game in 2000, Sydney, Australia. Nevertheless the World Taekwondo Headquarters, Kukkiwon, which is an exclusive Taekwondo institution only accommodates for three thousand persons. Considering the worldwide reputation of Taekwondo, the scale of Kukkiwon leaves a big supply problem. This study therefore suggests the plan to design Taekwondo park that playa major role of Taekwondo development in the 21st century and represent the cultural heartland of Taekwondo. The study considers four points. The points are as follows: 1) Necessary programs drawn by analyzing and assessing Muju city as a site for Taekwondo park, then a survey conducted for potential visitors to a Taekwondo park. Under the theme of "A World Cultural Heritage Upon Our Own Lives", the park plan intends to become a shrine of Taekwondo as well as a big tourist attraction. 2) Programs are appropriate for the terms of the investment under the auspices of government, by considering potential visits and the site conditions. 3) The meaning of Taekwondo and its history should be reflected in the space distribution and facilities allotment. Three meaningful zones: symbolic zone, training zone and culture zone are considered in planning program and space distribution. 4) The plan also intends to harmonize with local development by groping Muju city's uplifting, not only designs a Taekwondo park.

A Study on Taekwondo Uniform Wear and Design Preference -Focused on Target General Consumer and Taekwondo Player- (태권도복 착용 현황 및 디자인 선호에 관한 연구 -일반 소비자와 태권도 선수를 대상으로-)

  • Lee, Haeun;Choi, Jungwook
    • Journal of Fashion Business
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    • v.20 no.2
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    • pp.1-15
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    • 2016
  • Currently, a lot of people are aware of their health and well-being, so they are concerned about their healthcare. 'Taekwondo' is one of the popular sports that Korean people are passionate about Taekwondo has also become globalized. The uniform of Taekwondo is gaining importance. Taekwondo involves a lot of movement, hence the pattern should facilitate the movement. In addition Taekwondo uniform pattern should meet the demands of functionality, fit and consumer design preferences. This study aimed to provide the basic data for development of Taekwondo uniform pattern based on design preferences and functionality to wearer satisfaction. The result of this method indicated fit and design details. Also, the length of pants, top, and sleeve was too wide, which has to more fitted for both of genders. For females, the breakpoint was too low, which requires some increase to make females feel more secure. In conclusion, the results of this study indicated that in order to increase 'Takwondo' value, Taekwondo uniform is required to be more fashionable and comfortable to wear, which could influence other sports wear.

PNF Exercise, the Athletic Performances and the Ability of Exercise Capacity in Taekwondo (태권도 경기력 및 운동수행능력과 PNF운동)

  • Heo, Jun-Ho
    • PNF and Movement
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    • v.9 no.2
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    • pp.21-27
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    • 2011
  • Purpose : The purpose of this study was to investigate PNF exercise, the athletic performances and the ability of exercise capacity in Taekwondo. Methods : This is a literature study with books and articles, seminar note and books for PNF international course. Results : The PNF exercise was efficient at improving flexibility and muscle strengthening in Taekwondo athletes. Kinematic characters of Yupchagi and Dollyuchagi in Taekwondo were analogous to Lower extremity Flexion-Abduction-Internal Rotation patterns in PNF, and the kinematic character of Apchagi was to analogous to Lower extremity Flexion-Adduction-External Rotation pattern in PNF. Movements of Upper extremities and Lower extremities during kicking were similar to PNF patterns. The PNF is efficient at improving athletic performances and the ability of exercise capacity in Taekwondo. Conclusion : The result of this study showed that PNF patterns and kicking that is one of the basic movement in Taekwondo have many similarities. With that PNF patterns was the training methods to improve flexibility and muscle strengthening, PNF patterns are considered to improve athletic performances and the ability of exercise capacity in Taekwondo.

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Unilateral Performance Comparison for Taekwondo Kicks between Dominant Leg and Non-Dominant Leg (우세한 다리와 비우세한 다리 사이의 태권도 발차기 비교)

  • Kim, Young-Kwan;Kim, Yoon-Hyuk
    • Korean Journal of Sport Biomechanics
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    • v.20 no.2
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    • pp.183-189
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    • 2010
  • The balanced performance of dominant and non-dominant leg is very important to Taekwondo sparring. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether elite Taekwondo athletes would have balanced biomechanical performance and intra-limb coordination in executing different types of Taekwondo kicks. Twelve athletes(more than 10 year practice experience) participated in this study and performed six basic kicks(i.e., the front, roundhouse, side, back, thrashing, and turning-back kick). Results indicated no statistical difference on response time, peak kicking velocity, single limb vertical jump height, and angle-angle plot between dominant leg and non-dominant leg(p>.05). In conclusion, elite Taekwondo athletes had equivalent ability between dominant leg and non-dominant leg in performing Taekwondo kicks. This might be an advantage to elite athletes for Taekwondo sparring because they could use both leg without any restriction.

Cultural Tourism Product Development Research of Muju Taekwondo Institute (무주 태권도원 문화관광상품 개발 연구)

  • Jang, Hye-Yeong;Park, Hyun-Jin;Choe, Seung-Heuy
    • Journal of Digital Convergence
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    • v.14 no.2
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    • pp.351-357
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    • 2016
  • Cultural tourism product that has its theme of Taekwondo which is the representative traditional martial arts of Korea possessing over 50 million people doing Taekwondo worldwide has high marketability and usefulness. By this, the researcher is trying to implement design development expecting transition to new perception on the cultural product by qualitative growth of productivity quality, popularization of crafted products, comsumer oriented product development by deciding cultural product production fit for Taekwondo concept based on the participation of tourism activity of Taekwondo institute by visitors and tourists of Taekwondo institute. Firstly, storybook containing spirit and story of Taekwondo, secondly general rack for pencils or candles, thirdly mini memo in universal price which is practical and sophisticated. With the perception of necessity and possibility to use Taekwondo-related cultural tourist product, by aggressively using the product as the souvenir of Muju Taekwondo institute to promote Taekwondo, we hope that the product will help to create value, which differs from existing cultural tourist products.

A Study on the Taekwondo Uniform (태권도복에 관한 연구(제1보) -태권도복의 착용실태를 중심으로-)

  • 김숙진
    • Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association
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    • v.25 no.4
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    • pp.19-32
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    • 1987
  • The purpose of this study was to provide basis data for the pattern and material development of the Taekondo uniform by investigating the Taekwondo uniform wearing status of 260 Taekwondo players. The results can be summarized as follows: 1. In the current material of Taekwondo uniform, the problem of physiological comfort was generally dissatisfied in all subjects. And this unsatisfactory trend was founded higher in female player. 2. In the problem of the body fitness of Taekwondo unifrom, the unifitness of upper and lower clothes was founded higher in female player. And both of male and female player represented unfitness more high in lower clothes. So the current size of Taekwondo uniform, especially the size of lower clothes had its problem. 3. The problem of the sports function, the body fitness and easiness of wearing of Taekwondo uniform was generally founded uncomfortable in all subjects. But especially female player, fat type player was founded higher in the phase of discomfort. And accoring to the method of gaining clothes, the case of the slop was founded the highest.

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Police knighthood introduction and training the realities -Taekwondo's introduction- (경찰 무도의 교육훈련 실태조사 - 태권도 교육 중심으로 -)

  • Oh, Jeong-Soo
    • Korean Security Journal
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    • no.13
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    • pp.259-277
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    • 2007
  • The results of realities of the Taekwondo training in Korea National Police University, Police Comprehensive Academy, National Central Police Academy, and police stations and of realities of the Taekwondo blackbelt holders are as below. 1. The Taekwondo training time of Korea National Police University is 4 hours per week for freshmen and 2 hours per week for sophomores, juniors, and seniors. 2. The Taekwondo training of Police Comprehensive Academy is basis for police lieutenants and sergeants. time for Taekwondo training is not allotted in the education course but only allotted as a liberal everyday exercise. In the chivalry master course, 71% of the course composes of basic policeman and on-site arrest techniques and pliceman chilvary such as Taekwondo, and judo. The cadets must select one item among the policeman chivalry and take Taekwondo training for 150 hours during 52 weeks acquire the first grade to be appointed as lieutenant simultaneously with the graduation. 3. The Taekwondo training for newly appointed policemen of National Central Police Academy is 104 hours of arresting criminals and self-protection. 4. In the Taekwondo training in the police stations, when a master completes more than two times of training per month, he receives the first grade by examination and be promoted by one grade each. 5. The policemen with Taekwondo black belt are more than 2.6 times of judo, 4.6 times of fencing, 5.9 times of hapgido.

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Relation between Belief and Actual Practice of Instructor according to Education in Taekwondo Personality (태권도 지도자의 인성교육에 대한 신념과 지도실제와의 관계)

  • Lee, Jueng-Joo;Kim, Dong-Hyun
    • The Journal of the Korea Contents Association
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    • v.12 no.9
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    • pp.396-407
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    • 2012
  • The Purpose of this study was to examined the relation between Belief and Actual Practice of Instructor according to education in Taekwondo Personality. To get the purpose participants was selected 286 Taekwondo instructors. Selected data were analyzed for descriptive statistic, pearson relation analysis, and multi dimensional analysis with SPSS/PC 18.0. The result was as followed. First, there were different on frequency of important factors between belief and practice of Taekwondo personality based on Taekwondo instructor's cognitive. The order of ethological important factors on Taekwondo instructor's cognitive were manner, confidence, love, perseverance, bravery. But The order of ethological important factors on Taekwondo instructor's practice were manner, confidence, perseverance, leadership, honestly. Second, belief of Taekwondo personality based on Taekwondo instructor's cognitive has positive relationship with practice of Taekwondo personality in a part. There were positive relationship among factors of belief of Taekwondo personality but were lower positive relationship among factors of practice of Taekwondo personality. Taekwondo instructors' determination on teaching belief has positive effect on guidance factor, practical factor, variety factor, if the teaching belief has higher score then the teaching practice has higher practical teaching.

A Study on the Improvement in Performances and Wearing Sensation of Textiles for Taekwondo Wears (태권도복 소재의 성능 및 착용감의 개선을 위한 연구)

  • 전영민;박정희;최정화
    • Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles
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    • v.27 no.1
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    • pp.134-142
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    • 2003
  • Performances of Taekwondo fabrics were evaluated in respect of fiber component. yarn count, weave structure and wearing comfort. As a beginning step, we investigated the present situation of Taekwondo wears by questionnaire from pro and amateur Taekwondo players. Samples employed in this study were cotton/nylon blend fabric that was newly woven for this study as well as fabrics of current Taekwondo wears for sale in the market. Their fundamental properties measured were such as air permeability, water vapor transport. wickability, absorption rate, Qmax values, thermal conductivity, durability, hand value, and etc. In addition, subjective wearing sensations were evaluated using Taekwondo wears made of those fabrics. From the results of the objective measurement and the subjective wearing test, we estimated the total fitness of fabrics as a Taekwondo wear. From the questionnaire we could see that pro players and amateurs wanted highly absorbing, quick drying, and soft-tough and complained abrasive surfaces and static elasticity of current fabrics. In view of the results so far achieved, nylon blended fabrics newly woven in this study, showed better comfort-related properties from both of the objective and subjective tests. It was also represented that finer yams enhanced water absorption and touch, and fabrics with rough surface such as honeycomb weave was superior in wearing comfort as well as aesthetic appearance.

Development of Taekwondo Performance Wear for K-TIGERS (태권도 시범단 K-TIGERS 공연복 디자인 개발 연구)

  • Kim, Chanju;Ro, Mikyung
    • Journal of the Korean Society of Costume
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    • v.67 no.2
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    • pp.36-51
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    • 2017
  • Taekwondo has been known as one of the most symbolic korean sports to publicize Taekwondo various groups have performed exhibitions. These exhibition performances have gained popularity domestically and globally due to the exhibitions' display of artistry and technical mastery. Performance wear has also received wide exposure and thus needs artistic symbolism and functional considerations. This study was done to develop Taekwondo exhibition performance wear for K-Tigers, one of the most active Taekwondo exhibition performing groups. Investigation of current Taekwondo exhibition performance wear and interviewing with K-Tigers members and staff were conducted before designing the uniforms. Interviews demonstrated 3 guidelines: First, the uniforms should not be too different from the traditional wear, but still look unique. Second, it should symbolize the Korean spirit and culture. Third, it should be casual and trendy enough to appeal to young people. Based on these guidelines, 3 styles were made: Dobok style, Hanbok style and Casual style. 5 final designs were selected among 75 sketches with the consensus of the K-Tigers members. This was followed by the 3-step correction process: wearing, check fitting, and correcting design and pattern to provide satisfaction to wearers, and give more detailed information to Taekwondo performance wear design.