Scunthorpe Taekwondo (DN15): 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 strengthen your body and mind, learn some useful self-defence techniques, enhance your self-respect and build your confidence, Taekwondo could be the ideal hobby or fitness activity.
Because Taekwondo has quite high physical demands, it is perhaps more suited to the younger generation in Scunthorpe. 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 rapid kicking techniques, head-height kicks 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.
Taekwondo has become very popular in Scunthorpe and all around the world, with over 60 million practitioners worldwide. Joining a local Scunthorpe 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 Scunthorpe, it is the self-defence element of Taekwondo that is the most interesting. This is not hard to believe when you take into account the elevated levels of violence witnessed in town centres day after day. Being able to defend yourself is a key factor of Taekwondo, but this is balanced by respecting others and exercising self-restraint.
Your First Taekwondo Lesson: If you have never done Taekwondo before you may be a little concerned as to what to expect on your first class. This will vary from school to school but will usually involve some or all of the following. A 15-20 minute warm up to increase heart rate and loosen muscles, some technical training involving learning some stances, hand attacks, blocks and kicks, learning some forms (or Poomse), an introduction to sparring including movement, timing and the targeting of attacks, and lastly a warm down to relax and stretch tired muscles.
Scunthorpe Taekwondo classes aren't only for people in Scunthorpe but also for students from Althorpe, Messingham, Gunness, Hibaldstowe, Flixborough, Scawby, Crosby, Appleby, Ashby, Normanby, Keadby, High Santon, Bottesford, Burringham, Brumby, West Butterwick, Frodingham and other Lincolnshire areas.
The United Kingdom governing body of the sport is British Taekwondo and if you want to join a Taekwondo club in Scunthorpe, you'll also be required to become a member of this organization.
Taekwondo - The Benefits: The benefits that can be gained by participating in Taekwondo classes in Scunthorpe are many and varied, among the most significant are: Build up confidence by pushing you to take control of your life and succeed, Reduced stress and anxiety using advanced breath control, Teach self-defence by helping you to recognize situations where self-defence might be required, and allowing you to control such situations in your favour, Improve flexibility, agility and stamina by means of extreme cardiovascular exertion, More discipline by exhaustively training your body and mind in the strategies and concepts of Taekwondo, Strengthen your body and mind by improved mental discipline and physical co-ordination, Improve concentration and self-esteem by sharpening both mental and physical fitness.
Taekwondo Forms (Poomse): Forms are a key element of Taekwondo and are essential if you are to master this fascinating martial art. Some basic forms must be learned at the beginning and more complex forms must be mastered in order to progress through the various belts. A Taekwondo form is characterized by various aspects such as stance, technique and direction.
Taekwondo Beginners Classes: With any sport or activity we have to start somewhere, and Taekwondo is no different. Even the topmost Scunthorpe 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.
Scunthorpe Taekwondo classes can normally offer Taekwondo etiquette, Taekwondo stances, Taekwondo moves, Taekwondo patterns, Taekwondo forms, Taekwondo for kids, Taekwondo for fitness, Taekwondo sparring, Taekwondo for older adults, Taekwondo for adults and more in Scunthorpe, .
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