Newtownabbey Taekwondo (BT36): Mastering a new skill is always rewarding and the martial arts are a popular choice with people in Newtownabbey at the moment. Taking up a sport like Taekwondo helps you to build your confidence, bolster your self-respect, strengthen your body and mind and learn to defend yourself better. This more modern of the martial arts was developed in Korea just after the Second World War.
Due to its rather more physical aspects, Taekwondo is perhaps more suited to the younger person in Newtownabbey and is particularly suitable for children as it is great for developing self-discipline and respect for others. Older adults may find it somewhat too demanding unless they are particularly fit and active. However those who take up Taekwondo in Newtownabbey at a young age will find they can easily carry it on into older adulthood. The less agile of you might consider something softer like Tai Chi.
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, fast kicking styles and head-height kicks.
Taekwondo is popular with the people of Newtownabbey and with over 60 million others worldwide. Joining a local Taekwondo club or class in Newtownabbey is a good way to get involved with this activity which is now an Olympic sport. While the chances of you getting to Olympic standard are pretty slim, there is no reason at all why you cannot master this thrilling martial art.
It is the self-defence aspect of Taekwondo that generally has the most appeal to people in Newtownabbey. This is not surprising when you consider the ever rising levels of violence seen in city centres nowadays. Actually one of the primary benefits of Taekwondo is learning to defend yourself whilst exercising self-restraint and a respect for others.
Your First Newtownabbey Taekwondo Class: If Taekwondo is not something that you've ever done before, you will doubtless be wondering what to expect from your first class should you decide to sign up. Different Taekwondo schools in Newtownabbey have different ideas about this but roughly; you will take part in a 15-20 minute warm-up, you will do a bit of technical training, you will learn some forms, you will practice sparring techniques and finally you will warm-down to get your body back into a state of relaxation.
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