K-Pop idols are known to be talented in many ways, from singing to rapping and dancing and often a combination of some kind. Some idols, though, are also totally bada** and know martial arts! From Taekwondo to Hapkido and Wushu, these idols won’t have anyone messing with them unless someone wants to regret their decision. Check out how cool these artists are!
1. Jungkook (BTS)
The multi-talented golden maknae has a black belt in Taekwondo!
2. The8 (SEVENTEEN)
The8 has training in Wushu, a Chinese martial art.
3. Baekhyun (EXO)
This talented vocalist knows how to kick butt with a black belt in Hapkido, training in the art since he was 12!
4. San (ATEEZ)
San has said he has a third degree black belt in Taekwondo!
5. Bomi (Apink)
Like San, Bomi also has a third degree black belt in Taekwondo.
6. Chansung (2PM)
Chansung has experience in both Taekwondo and Kendo, which he has done for over 13 years and 9 years respectively!
7. Amber (f(x))
This goofy and relatable idol might surprise fans with her black belt in Taekwondo, which she’s trained in since grade school!
8. U-Know (TVXQ)
U-Know has experience in two martial arts — Hapkido and Taekwondo, which he has a 3rd Dan and black belt in respectively.
9. Hoya (INFINITE)
This idol has a 3rd Dan ranking in Taekwondo, which he has trained in since middle school and even competed in competitions.
Somi has a third degree black belt in Taekwondo!
11. Chorong (Apink)
Bomi isn’t the only Apink member that knows martial arts — Chorong has a third degree black belt in Hapkido.
12. Jackson & Mark (GOT7)
These two have both trained in martial arts “tricking” style, which is why they were so good at flips and kicks during GOT7’s early years when they included such things in their dances!
13. Tao (former EXO)
While he know longer works as a K-Pop idol, this list wouldn’t be complete without this Chinese artist. He has trained extensively in Wushu and Kung Fu, which was a big part of his idol career.