Crosby Taekwondo (L23): Developed during the 1940's in Korea, Taekwondo is a martial art that has grown in popularity in recent years. Renowned as a way to bolster your self-respect, strengthen your body and mind, learn some self-defence techniques and build your confidence, it has been taken up by millions of people worldwide.
Because Taekwondo has quite high physical demands, it is perhaps more suited to the younger generation in Crosby. That is not to say that older people cannot participate in this activity, but simply that there may be other martial arts that are more suited to the less agile among us. Tai Chi would be the perfect example.
Taekwondo is a martial art that mainly consists of kicking manoeuvres, in particular head-height kicks, fast kicking styles and jumping/turning 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.
Since the Sydney Olympic Games in the year 2000, Taekwondo has been an Olympic sport. This has made it even more popular worlwide with some 60 million people actively taking part in classes. And it is by joining a Taekwondo club or class that you can begin your journey of learning this fascinating art.
For many people in Crosby, 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.
There's a pretty good chance that your newly learned Taekwondo skills will never need to be used in the outside world, but it will certainly give you peace of mind knowing that they are there should you need them.
Your First Crosby Taekwondo Lesson: Different Taekwondo clubs in Crosby will have different ideas about what pupils should cover on their first class, but to give you an idea of what to expect most first Taekwondo lessons will include a warm-up, some sparring, learning Poomse (forms), an introduction to blocks, kicks, hand attacks and stances (technical training) and a warm-down to stretch tired muscles and return the body to a state of equilibrium.
Crosby Taekwondo classes aren't just suitable for folks in Crosby but also for followers from Litherland, Waterloo, Hightown, Blundellsands, Brighton la Sands, Ford, Little Crosby, Thornton, Orrell Park, Ince Blundell, Liverpool, Great Crosby, Orrell, Bootle, Sefton, Netherton, Seaforth and other Merseyside places.
The UK governing body of the sport is British Taekwondo and if you would like to sign up with a Taekwondo club in Crosby, you'll also be required to become a member of this respected organization.
The Many Benefits of Taekwondo: The benefits that can be gained by participating in Taekwondo classes in Crosby are many and varied, among the most significant are: Help with self-defence strategies by training you to understand situations where self-defence could be needed, and enabling you to turn these types of situations in your favour, Toughen up your mind and body thru improved physical coordination and mental discipline, Increase agility, flexibility and stamina by way of intense cardiovascular effort, Develop self-discipline by methodically schooling your mind and body in the tactics and doctrines of Taekwondo, Enhance feelings of self-esteem by intensifying both physical and mental fitness, Build confidence by pushing you to take control of your life and succeed, Lessen anxiety by doing deep breathing exercises.
Taekwondo Beginners Classes: It doesn't matter who you are or what you're capable of in Taekwondo, at one stage you were a total novice, knowing nothing and fearing failure. We have all started at that point and can only learn and improve with practice. Beginner Taekwondo classes in Crosby are the place to start that learning process and to pick up the basics so that you can gain confidence and move forward in your Taekwondo adventure. Most beginner classes are set up to be fun and friendly, offering a slow introduction to the basic Taekwondo principles and building a solid foundation for the future.
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Taekwondo L23 region.