To start Taekwondo, you only need loose fitting clothes and water. But if you decide to continue, there are some basic pieces of equipment that you’ll need to purchase.
1. Arm pads and Shin pads are needed for all belt ranks.
2. Chest protector is needed for sparring after reaching green belt
3. Head protector is needed for sparring at tests after reaching green belt
4. Groin protector is needed for all males sparring after reaching green belt
5. Mouth guard is needed for everyone sparring at tournaments