Barrow-in-Furness Taekwondo (LA14): If you're looking to take up a new hobby that will enable you to boost your confidence, strengthen your body and mind, enhance your self-respect and learn a bit of self-defence, you might give some thought to Taekwondo as a possible candidate. Since being developed in Korea during the 1940's, this relatively modern martial art has grown in popularity.
Taekwondo is generally a lot more demanding physically than for example Tai Chi, so unless you are pretty fit and agile you might prefer to find something a little gentler to improve your fitness in Barrow-in-Furness. Younger children are certainly the perfect participants for Taekwondo classes in Barrow-in-Furness, with lots of fast movements going on and plenty of high kicking.
Taekwondo is a martial art that mainly consists of kicking manoeuvres, in particular head kicks, fast kicking strategies and jumping/spinning kicks. It began in Seoul, in southern Korea during the 1940's, when a group of martial arts specialists founded schools called "kwans", which blended various martial arts techniques.
Taekwondo has become very popular in Barrow-in-Furness and around the globe, with over 60 million practitioners worldwide. Joining your local Barrow-in-Furness Taekwondo class or club is a good way to get involved in this sport which has even been in the Olympic Games since the 2000 Sydney Games. Whilst you may not aspire to Olympic competition, there's no reason why you can't be a master of this exhilarating martial art and have an amazing time along the way.
A key aspect of Taekwondo is self-defence, and of course this is one of the main reasons that people in Barrow-in-Furness join classes and take up the sport. There has been a worrying increase in violent behaviour in recent years and this is especially prevalent in town and city centres around Cumbria and the UK in general. The beauty of Taekwondo though, is that it also teaches self-discipline and respect for others, not such common qualities in Barrow-in-Furness nowadays.
Your First Barrow-in-Furness Taekwondo Class: If Taekwondo is not something that you've ever done before, you will doubtless be wondering what to expect from your first lesson should you decide to sign up. Different Taekwondo schools in Barrow-in-Furness have different ideas about this but roughly; you will take part in a 15-20 minute warm-up, you will do a bit of technical training, you will learn some forms, you will practice sparring techniques and finally you will warm-down to get your body back into a state of relaxation.
Barrow-in-Furness Taekwondo classes are not just suitable for the people of Barrow-in-Furness but also for followers from Isle of Walney, Marton, North Scale, Walney, Vickerstown, Dalton-in-Furness, Swarthmoor, Biggar, Askam-in-Furness, Great Urswick, South End, Hawcoat, Lindal in Furness, Furness Abbey, Roose and other nearby places.
The Benefits of Taekwondo: You will probably be interested to learn about exactly what sort of benefits might be gained by attending Barrow-in-Furness Taekwondo classes and participating fully in its activities. You can expect to: Reduced stress using advanced breath control, Enhance self-esteem by intensifying your mental and physical fitness, Supercharge stamina, flexibility and agility through intense cardiovascular work-outs, Develop discipline and willpower by extensively educating your mind and body in the tactics and principles of Taekwondo, Beef up confidence by inspiring you to seize control of your life and succeed, Toughen up your mind and body by way of improved mental discipline and physical co-ordination, Learn self-defence tactics by helping you identify instances in which self-defence might be needed, and allowing you to turn these types of scenarios in your favour.
Taekwondo Belts (Ranking): The belt and ranking system can get rather confusing in Taekwondo because there is no standard system throughout the various Taekwondo styles. Similarities do exist though and typically there are two distinct belt groupings, signified as "juniors" (colours) and "seniors" (black dans). The number of rankings in the junior group varies across the styles but is commonly between 8 and 12 belts, while the senior group normally has 9 belts or dans.
Barrow-in-Furness Taekwondo for Beginners: With any sport or activity we have to start somewhere, and Taekwondo is no different. Even the topmost Barrow-in-Furness Taekwondo masters were complete novices at one point. So, what can you expect as a complete beginner at Taekwondo? Beginner classes should give its students enough training to teach them the basics and allow them to gain confidence as they progress. The perfect beginners class should be fun as well as educational, when people are having fun they are more engaged and will learn faster.
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