South Korean Flag love the meaning behind it. I've also heard that the short and long lines along with representing the elements also represent the strong protecting the weak and the weak protecting the strong. Like the taegeuk, its all about BALANCE.
Tae Kwon Do is the Korean art of self-defense. Literally translated, TAE means “to kick” or “to strike with the foot,” KWON means “fist” or “to strike with the hand,” and DO means “discipline” or “art.