General description of Taekwondo

Taekwondo (also known as Tae Kwon Do) is the art of self-defense that originated in Korea. It is recognized as one of the oldest forms of martial arts in the world, reaching back over 2,000 years. The name was selected for its appropriate description of art: Tae (foot), kwon (hand), Do (art).The aim of taekwondo is to land as many kicks and blows as you can on your opponent in the allowed target areas. A taekwondo contest comprises three rounds of two minutes break between each round. The whole taekwondo contest areais 10m square mat.


Aim for Rigzhung Taekwondo Club

General aims of taekwondo are respect, honesty, humility, perseverance and self-control. Taekwondo really strengthens the mind and body. Therefore, rigzhung taekwondo club will be also focusing on above aims.


To maintain healthy body

To master the taekwondo kick techniques

To promote the awareness of self-defense techniques

To follow the protocols of taekwondo


To inspire the student of all ages and backgrounds to achieve greatness in their lives through self-beliefs, ability and physical fitness

Membership criteria

It is open for the entire first year student who have interest in taekwondo. Currently there are 17members in total. It is functioning smoothly and will be conducting tournament every three year among different colleges. From last year we have plan to participant in Trongsa and school tournament but Covid-19 disrupted our plans.