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TAE KWONDO CLASSES
Tae kwondo classes are a great way to exercise and learn a martial art. Tae kwondo is known for being an effective form of self-defense, applicable in all situations. Training aims to improve balance, flexibility, stamina, strength and posture.
Tae kwondo is a Korean martial art and the national sport of Korea. Tae kwondo loosely translated means "the art of the foot and fist" or "the art of kicking and punching." It is a very popular martial art around the world with an estimated 60 million practitioners.
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WHAT CAN YOU TYPICALLY EXPECT TO LEARN?
Tae kwondo classes teach students how to neutralise and disable an opponent with minimal force. Tae kwondo training involves regulated and rigorously practised precise movements, designed to improve body balance, positioning, and to deal with a variety of situations.
A Tae kwondo class emphasises kicks thrown from a mobile stance, employing the leg's greater reach and power (compared to the arms) it includes blocks, kicks, punches, and open-handed strikes and may also include various take-downs or sweeps, throws, and joint locks.
Students of Taekwondo learn a range of techniques that can stop or hurt an opponent, to strikes that are designed to stop an attack. Classes include techniques to learn how to discipline the mind as well as the body.
The sport instils social skills such as courtesy and politeness, honesty, respect and trust as well as self control perseverance and courage in the face of adversity.
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WHY YOU SHOULD TAKE UP TAE KWONDO
Tae kwondo classes combine combat techniques, self-defence, sport, exercise, meditation, and philosophy. Tae Kwondo offers students a range of skills which will enhance their lives as well as being a fun, social sport.
Tae Kwon Do aims to make the student non-violent, and helps develop a positive outlook and a feeling of confidence.
WHO CAN TAKE UP TAE KWONDO CLASSES
Tae kwondo is open to everyone from children all the way through to people in the senior years.
Taekwondo is a great way to get fit and build confidence in children, and is becoming increasingly popular with women looking to learn an effective form of self-defence and improve fitness, body tone, and reduce excess body fat.
No matter what age Tae kwondo training helps to strengthen and tone the muscles of the body without producing large bulky muscles. Classes use high-repetition, low-resistance movements to develop a longer, leaner, and more flexible body.
Older people can benefit from increased cardiovascular fitness, as well as learning invaluable tools for improving flexibility, co-ordination, sharpening reflexes and controlling weight.
HOW TO CHOOSE A TAE KWONDO CLASS INSTRUCTORS
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