Korean martial arts Beginning in , shortly after the end of World War II , new martial arts schools called kwans opened in Seoul. These schools were established by Korean martial artists with backgrounds in Japanese, Chinese and Korean martial arts. The umbrella term traditional taekwondo typically refers to the martial arts practiced by the kwans during the s and s, though in reality the term "taekwondo" had not yet been coined at that time, and indeed each Kwan martial art school was practicing its own unique style of martial art. During this time taekwondo was also adopted for use by the South Korean military , which increased its popularity among civilian martial arts schools. Beginning in the leaders of the kwans began discussing in earnest the possibility of creating a unified style of Korean martial arts.
Amateur Athletic Union
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After the Amateur Sports Act of broke up the AAU's responsibility as the national Olympic sports governing body , the AAU focused on providing sports programs for all participants of all ages beginning at the local and regional levels. The AAU is divided into 56 distinct district associations, which annually sanction 34 sports programs, national championships, and over 30, age division events. The AAU events have over , participants and over 50, volunteers. Breakup[ edit ] The Amateur Sports Act of was precipitated by grumblings of the inefficiency of the AAU to manage the multitude of sports at the Olympic level. USA Gymnastics was formed initially as a feeder program in as a response to perceived poor performance by the American performers in the Olympics and at World Championships. The USWF was formed in as an effort to take wrestling as an independent governing body.
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