"With the new scoring system, the winning taekwondo athlete needs to have good height, flexibility, power, stamina, concentration, as well as many other attributes. Before matches, it is important to strengthen your posterior thigh muscles and your calves. Being able to generate power from the abdominal muscles and lumbar muscles is also important."
Tae-Hun Kim competes in Olympic taekwondo sparring, representing his home country of South Korea. He was named as a World Champion in 2015.
"You need to have a strong kick and to be able to defend yourself well. You also need to have strong legs and a tight core. If you're weak, then you can lose matches by losing your balance when you get kicked."
Dae-Hoon Lee competes in Olympic taekwondo sparring, representing his home country of South Korea. He took silver at the London event in 2012.
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