Taekwondo Colwyn Bay
Colwyn Bay Taekwondo (LL29): Originally developed in Korea during the 1940's and 50's, Taekwondo is a fast combatative sport that has become increasingly popular over the last 30 years or so. For those of you who wish to boost your confidence, strengthen your mind and body, bolster your self-respect and learn self-defence, Taekwondo could be the ideal hobby or fitness activity.
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 Colwyn Bay. Younger children are certainly the perfect participants for Taekwondo classes in Colwyn Bay, with lots of fast movements going on and plenty of high kicking.
The sport was first practiced in Korea in about 1945, though the name Taekwondo was not coined until the 1950's. This mixture of various martial arts techniques were practiced in some exciting new schools in Seoul called "kwans", founded by a group of Korean martial artists. In Taekwondo the emphasis is on kicking, in particular head kicks, spinning/jumping kicks and fast kicking strategies. Nowadays Colwyn Bay Taekwondo classes observe this tradition.
Taekwondo has become very popular in Colwyn Bay and all around the world, with over 60 million practitioners worldwide. Joining a local Colwyn Bay Taekwondo club or class is a good way to get involved in this sport which has even featured in the Olympic Games since the Sydney Games of 2000. While you may not aspire to Olympic competition, there is no reason why you cannot become a master of this exciting martial art and have some fun along the way.
For many people in Colwyn Bay, it is the self-defence aspect of Taekwondo that has the most appeal. And in these days of increased violence, especially in town and city centres, it is no surprise that this features high on people's list of priorities. It is a key factor of Taekwondo that you can become confident in your ability to defend yourself and at the same time learn to respect others and learn self-restraint.
Your First Taekwondo Lesson: If you've just booked your very first Taekwondo lesson, you will be wondering what to expect. This can vary depending on which Colwyn Bay school you attend, but will typically involve the following. A 15-20 minute warm up to increase heart rate and loosen the muscles, a little technical training comprising some hand attacks, kicks, stances and blocks, an introduction to some forms, some tips on sparring including good movement, timing and attack targeting, and to round off a warm down to prevent muscle spasms and cramping,
British Taekwondo is the governing body of the sport within the United Kingdom, and membership of this organization is mandatory should you wish to join any Taekwondo club in Colwyn Bay or nearby.
Taekwondo Forms (Patterns): Taekwondo forms (also known as patterns or Poomse) are identified by certain facets such as stance, technique and direction. From the outset you will learn some of the basic forms, and in order to progress through the grades (belts) you will need to learn some more advanced ones.
Colwyn Bay Taekwondo for Beginners: Students starting out on their Taekwondo adventure in Colwyn Bay will at first sign up for a beginners class. Beginners classes are great, because there is no pressure and everything is done at a slow, relaxed pace. Learning and having fun are the main aims in the beginning and students who are having fun tend to learn much faster and absorb more of what they are being taught. Even Taekwondo masters started out as clueless novices, so take that first step and who knows where you will end up!
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