There is very little connection. All Korean martial arts claim an ancestry that dates back to the 3 Kingdoms era, but since there is little written record of how the martial arts were performed during ancient times, it is mostly speculation. After WWII, Shotokan karate trained Koreans returned home from Japan, mixed the karate they had learned with what some people claimed to know about the ancient Korean martial arts (which was very little if any), and came up with Taekwondo. Modern Taekwondo is basically an evolution of Korean Shotokan with some Taekkyon thrown in to make it more Korean.
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