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You and Tae-Kwon-Do

Tae-Kwon-Do is an activity for all ages, promoting fitness, self-respect and self-discipline Tae-Kwon-Do involves both physical and mental discipline. Through self-discipline and respect you will develop both a sensitivity for the needs of others and pride in your own achievements.

Men

Tae-Kwon-Do will improve your Fitness, Strength, Power, Flexibility and most of all your Confidence. It will help you control or channel your aggression should the need arise. Right from the first lesson you start developing a whole new range of skills and capabilities with the opportunity to realise self-achievement.

Women

In these days of increasing violent attacks on women it has now more than ever, become necessary for women to be prepared to protect themselves. More and more women are turning to martial arts for protection and Tae-Kwon-Do can certainly provide this. It is a superb form of self-defence and a great way to keep fit and trim. Tae-Kwon-Do is safe, practical and most of all enjoyable.

Children

Children who acquire self confidence at an early age are far more likely to succeed in their adult ambitions. Tae-Kwon-Do is arguably the best method of installing confidence into children and at the same time emphasising the importance or respect and discipline. As a result of the fast and exciting nature of Tae-Kwon-Do there are thousands of children participating throughout the U.K. and millions worldwide.

Sport

The competition side of Tae-Kwon-Do is purely optional. In competition contestants wear safety padding on their head, fists, feet and impacts are “Pulled” to avoid injury. One form of Tae-Kwon-Do has now been accepted in the Olympic games.

Sparring

All matches are Semi-contact with full safety equipment worn to avoid any risk of injury. The pace is fast and furious, and visually exciting. Ask your instructor for details of competitions. “Remember you don’t have to compete in competitions – but its great to go and watch”.

Patterns

Are a set of movements mainly defence and attack, set in a logical sequence to deal with one or more imaginary opponents. Concentration, technique, skill, balance, dynamics and elegance are just a few requirements needed to perform a pattern. It is also an indication of a students progress – a barometer in evaluating an individual’s technique.