Unlike the non-Olympic sport of karate, which involves the hands 80 percent of the time, taekwondo is 80 percent feet.
The World Games is therefore sometimes also unofficially called Olympics for non-Olympic sports.
Table tennis, a non-Olympic sport at that time, was the only event hosted by North Korea, which won four out of seven gold medals.
The commission will be made up of seven athletes (5 current and 2 former) with two being reserved for non-Olympic sports.
While working at a gym in Mississippi, she tried powerlifting, a non-Olympic sport.
The program included competitions in 24 different sports, including three non-Olympic sports, bocce, karate and water skiing, and golf.
Carrard said the discussions here would not exclude non-Olympic sports.
From an early state, the Games were intended to have a small number of non-Olympic sports.
The Committee stated that discussions were ongoing in relation to athletics and the non-Olympic sports of sport climbing and dance sport.
It is intended that a number of non-Olympic sports may also be included.