Chelmsford Taekwondo (CM1): If you are looking for ways to learn some self-defence moves, strengthen your body and mind, enhance your self-respect and build your confidence, you might think about taking up a sport like Taekwondo. This more contemporary of the martial arts was developed in Korea just after the Second World War.
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 Chelmsford. Younger children are certainly the perfect participants for Taekwondo classes in Chelmsford, with lots of fast movements going on and plenty of high kicking.
Taekwondo is one of the more recently developed of the martial arts, with its beginnings in Korea in 1945. A group of Korean martial artists in Seoul established some new schools known as "kwans", combining various martial arts techniques. Taekwondo, which it eventually became known as, mostly involves kicking manoeuvres, especially jumping/turning kicks, rapid kicking methods and head kicks.
Taekwondo has become very popular in Chelmsford and all around the world, with over 60 million practitioners worldwide. Joining a local Chelmsford 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.
The thing about Taekwondo that appears to most appeal to people in Chelmsford is the self-defence aspect of it. And its no great surprise that this is high on people's list of priorities when you consider the ever increasing incidence of violence seen these days in city centres throughout the UK. The ability to defend yourself while still exercising self-restraint and a respect for others is one of the main benefits of Taekwondo.
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.
What to Expect From Your First 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.
Chelmsford Taekwondo classes are not only suitable for folks in Chelmsford but also for followers from Writtle, Boreham, Springfield, Chignal St James, Moulsham, Parsonage Green, Galleyend, Galleywood, Chelmer Village, Great Oxney Green, Broomfield, Great Baddow, Sandon, West Hanningfield and other surrounding locations.
Any person wishing to join a Taekwondo club in Chelmsford must also register with British Taekwondo which is the governing body of the sport in the United Kingdom.
Chelmsford Taekwondo for Beginners: Students starting out on their Taekwondo adventure in Chelmsford 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!
Summary: We can pretty much guarantee that if you take up Taekwondo you will make more friends, improve your wellbeing and gain self-confidence. 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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