Taekwondo Welwyn Garden City
Welwyn Garden City Taekwondo (AL7): 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 strengthen your mind and body, boost your confidence, learn some valuable self-defence techniques and bolster your self-respect, it has been taken up by millions of people worldwide.
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 Welwyn Garden City. Younger children are certainly the perfect participants for Taekwondo classes in Welwyn Garden City, with lots of fast movements going on and plenty of high kicking.
Based mostly around kicking manoeuvres like jumping/turning kicks, fast kicking strategies and head kicks, Taekwondo was formulated from the techniques of different martial arts, by a group of Seoul martial arts experts in new schools called "Kwans" during the 1940's and 1950's. These "Kwans" had the names Songmu Kwan, Chungdo Kwan, Changmu Kwan, Jido Kwan, Mooduk Kwan.
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.
The thing about Taekwondo that seems to most appeal to people in Welwyn Garden City is the self-defence element of it. And when you consider the increased levels of violence in town and city centres nowadays, this is not surprising. Learning to properly defend yourself while applying self-restraint and a respect for others is a key principle of Taekwondo.
Your First Welwyn Garden City Taekwondo Lesson: Different Taekwondo clubs in Welwyn Garden City will have different ideas about what pupils should cover on their first lesson, 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.
Taekwondo Patterns (Forms): Mastering Taekwondo will involve learning many disciplines and one of the key parts of Taekwondo is its forms (also called Poomse or patterns). These are sequences of technique, direction and stance which need to be memorized in order for pupils to progress through the various dans (belts/grades).
Welwyn Garden City Taekwondo lessons will likely offer you Taekwondo for beginners, Taekwondo stances, Taekwondo for adults, Taekwondo sparring, Taekwondo forms, Taekwondo for the elderly, Taekwondo patterns, Taekwondo for fitness, Taekwondo for children, Taekwondo for the disabled and more in Welwyn Garden City, .
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