Ancient ways – Modern teachings
The exact origins of any martial art are obscure, although there are any number of historical theories and timelines. The most pragmatic view is that the martial arts did not originate in any one country but evolved as systems of self-defense shared and distributed as humanity migrated. Additionally, history is written “by the victors” and is strongly influenced by politics, finance and other factors. Here is a very brief modern history of Tang Soo Do.