Taekwondo High Wycombe
High Wycombe Taekwondo (HP10): A Korean martial art that was developed during the 1940's, Taekwondo has continued to grow in popularity since then. If you would like to build your confidence, enhance your self-esteem, strengthen your body and mind and learn some self-defence techniques, Taekwondo might be just the activity for you.
Taekwondo is quite physically demanding, which means it may be considered more suitable for the younger rather than the older generation in High Wycombe. Its teachings of self-discipline and respect for others make it particularly good for children. It could prove too taxing for some older adults, but shouldn't be a problem for those who are already fit and active. For those people who take up Taekwondo when they are younger, continuing the experience into adulthood should not be a problem. If you are less agile you could always try something a bit softer such as Tai Chi or Yoga.
Taekwondo started in Korea in 1945. This combination of various martial arts techniques were practiced in some new schools in Seoul called "kwans", founded by a group of Korean martial artists. In Taekwondo the emphasis is on kicking, especially turning/jumping kicks, head kicks and rapid kicking methods.Today High Wycombe Taekwondo classes follow this tradition.
Taekwondo has become very popular in High Wycombe and all around the world, with over 60 million practitioners worldwide. Joining a local High Wycombe 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 the people of High Wycombe who wish to learn a martial art, a top priority is the aspect of self-defence. Since this is a key principle of Taekwondo, it is easy to see the appeal of this particular sport. With the added bonus of learning self-restraint and having a deep respect for others, signing up for a local High Wycombe Taekwondo class seems to be a no brainer.
Your First High Wycombe Taekwondo Class: If you have just booked your very first Taekwondo class, you will be wondering what to expect. There may be variations to the following, depending on which High Wycombe Taekwondo school you attend, but you can roughly expect; An initial warm up lasting fifteen to twenty minutes, some technical training covering some hand attacks, stances, blocks and kicks, some work on forms or patterns, a look at sparring including good timing, precise movement and the accurate targeting of attacks, and lastly a warm down to relax and stretch muscles.
Taekwondo Tournaments and Competitions: Taekwondo competitions are held all over the world in all of the various styles. There is generally not much hard contact but breaking, patterns (forms) and sparring. Olympic and WT (World Taekwondo) tournaments consist only of sparring, in ITF (International Taekwon-Do Federation) tournaments certain hand attacks are allowed to the head. Other organizations hold multi-discipline tournaments.
Taekwondo for Beginners: Even the very best exponents of Taekwondo in High Wycombe had to start as novices, so it is no shame to be a complete beginner at Taekwondo, or any other activity for that matter. The aim of a Taekwondo beginners class is to teach a few basics, increase confidence and build a solid foundation for the future. Most important of all is that it should be fun, students having fun will learn quicker and be better engaged.
High Wycombe Taekwondo lessons can normally offer you Taekwondo etiquette, Taekwondo for self-defence, Taekwondo patterns, Taekwondo tuition, Taekwondo for beginners, Taekwondo forms, Taekwondo sparring, Taekwondo for adults, Taekwondo moves, Taekwondo stances and more in High Wycombe, .
In Summary: We can pretty much guarantee that if you take up Taekwondo you will make new friends, gain more confidence and improve your fitness. If that is all you get out of it, then all well and good, you can call it a success! We aren't all striving to be Jade Jones's or Lutalo Muhammad's, but those of you who are need to start with the first step. Good luck on your journey!
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