This patch signifies membership in American Kang Duk Won Karate and is worn by the student on the left side of the uniform, over the heart. "Tae Kwon Do" ("the art of kicking and punching") designates the Korean martial art and "Kang Duk Won" ("the arena for the teaching of virtue") is one of its earliest styles. The fist smashing through from darkness into light not only represents a student's physical training, but their mental enlightenment as well.


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