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Kun Gek Do, Kyuk Too Ki or Gwon-gyokdo is a combination of the traditional Korean martial arts styles and Muay Thai; it is sometimes referred to as the Korean version of kickboxing. The national Kun Gek Do headquarters are located in Busanmarker, Koreamarker.

It was founded by Jung Do-Mo after seeing a Taekwondo martial artist defeated by a Muay Thai practitioner. Jung Do-Mo decided that the combination of Taekwondo and Muay Thai could create a martial art stronger than Muay Thai or Taekwondo alone.

Kun Gek Do uses no open-hand movements. It is thought by its practitioners that when a person blocks or strikes with full power, an open hand can result in broken or dislocated fingers. Its foot techniques is a combination of Taekwondo and kickboxing movements, using kicks from both martial arts but utilizing Tae Kwon Do footwork. In addition to this, Kun Gek Do also utilizes throws and chokes.


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