Brigg Taekwondo (DN20): Created in the nineteen forties in Korea, Taekwondo is a martial art that has grown dramatically in popularity in recent times. Recognized as a way to enhance your self-esteem, learn some self-defence techniques, develop your body and mind and boost your confidence, it's been embraced by tens of millions of fitness enthusiasts across the world.
It needs to be said that Taekwondo can be fairly physically challenging, which might put off the less agile and more elderly people in Brigg from getting involved. To be truthful, the most frequent participants of Taekwondo classes are kids and younger people, but obviously older individuals who're in great physical condition can easily get involved and benefit from this activity.
Based primarily around kicking moves and manoeuvres like rapid kicking techniques, turning/jumping kicks and head kicks, Taekwondo was formulated from the techniques of various martial arts, by a group of Seoul martial arts specialists in new schools known as "Kwans" during the 1940's and 1950's. These "Kwans" had the names Jido Kwan, Mooduk Kwan, Changmu Kwan, Songmu Kwan and Chungdo Kwan.
Taekwondo has grown to become really popular in Brigg and all over the world, with more than 60 million participants worldwide. Becoming a member of a local Brigg Taekwondo club or class is a good way to become involved in this activity which has even been a feature of the Olympic Games ever since the Sydney Games in 2000. Though you might not aspire to Olympic competition, there's certainly no reason why you should not become a maestro of this intriguing martial art and have some fun in the process.
The thing about Taekwondo that seems to most appeal to people in Brigg is the self-defence aspect of it. You should not be surprised by this, when you take into account the high incidence of violence seen in today's town and city centres. However, exercising self-restraint and a respect for others goes hand in hand with the self-defence principles of Taekwondo.
There is a pretty decent chance that your eagerly mastered Taekwondo skills will never see the light of day in the outside world, but it will most certainly give you a secure feeling knowing that they're there should you ever need them.
What to Expect From Your First Lesson
If you decide on registering for Taekwondo training in Brigg, the very first thing you will wish to know is what will transpire on the very first class and what exactly will the instructor expect to see from you. Different Taekwondo masters in Brigg will develop differing routines for this initial introductory lesson but you can expect to do a 20 minute warm-up to get the blood coursing and loosen your muscles, learn some simple forms (Poomse), go through some technical training (hand attacks, kicks, blocking techniques and stances), do a small amount of sparring, and last but not least, warm-down.
Taekwondo of course also has got its own regulating body, and in the United Kingdom it is British Taekwondo. Anyone wishing enroll with a Taekwondo club in Brigg must become a registered member of this organisation. You'll be able to find out about news, referees and coaching, events, safe practices, coaching courses, starting a new Taekwondo club, safeguarding and equality, first aid, clubs and members, and more on British Taekwondo's website, and find out the latest news stories on their Twitter or Facebook page.
Brigg Taekwondo classes are not just for folks in Brigg but also for enthusiasts from Barnetby le Wold, Somerby, Carr Island, Melton Ross, Cadney, Bigby, Searby, Howsham, Wressle, Coskills, Elsham, Scawby, Ulceby, Wrawby, Hibaldstow, Kettleby, Broughton, Worlaby, Scawby Brook and other surrounding places and postcodes such as DN20 8QS, DN20 8PP, DN20 8NW, DN20 8TX, DN20 8QH, DN20 8JR, DN20 8AE, DN20 8LD, DN20 2AZ, DN20 8PF. Checking this out can guarantee that you access local providers of Taekwondo. Brigg residents are able to benefit from these and many other martial arts related classes.
Taekwondo Patterns (Forms)
Beginners in Taekwondo do not have to worry too much about forms (patterns, Poomse) initially, but they will have to get to grips with some standard ones to start with and move forward to more complicated "forms" as they move up the various belts (grades/dans). A form is signified by certain areas of Taekwondo including technique, stance and direction. Learning such sequences is a key part of perfecting Taekwondo.
In Tae kwon do there is really no form of standardization with regards to grades and belts. It all depends upon what style you happen to be reviewing, since there are such a diversity of Taekwondo styles. However, they're commonly divided into 2 groups "junior (colour) belts and "senior" (black) belts. The colour/junior rankings range from white to red, with from 8 to 12 ranks, whilst the senior/black belts usually have 9 grades.
In the UK Taekwondo has a sequence of ranks (belts) which are referred to as "Kup", these ranks range from 10th (lowest) to 1st (highest). The Taekwondo belt order, similar to many of the martial arts is indicated by a range of different colours, these colours are white, yellow, green, blue and red, with intermediate belts with stripes, specifically white with a yellow stripe, yellow with a green stripe, green with a blue stripe, blue with a red stripe and red with a black stripe. Beginner students of Taekwondo in Brigg will start out with the White Belt (Tenth Kup), and move up through the colours until they earn the First Kup (Red Belt With Black Stripe)
When this training regime has been successfully completed, Brigg Taekwondo trainees become "black belt candidates", and they then need to progress through a further 9 ranks if they are to become a Taekwondo "Black Belt", which is the consummate accolade. So, Junior, Senior and Black Belts are the 3 primary classifications in the Taekwondo belt order in the UK. The Junior division Taekwondo Belts are; White (Tenth), White With a Yellow Stripe (Ninth), Yellow (Eighth), and Yellow With a Green Stripe (Seventh). The Senior division of Taekwondo Belts are; Green (Sixth), Green With a Blue Stripe (Fifth), Blue (Fourth), Blue With a Red Stripe (Third), Red (Second), and Red With a Black Stripe (First). The Black group of Taekwondo Belts comprise First to Ninth Dan rankings, and demands many years of dedication.
Taekwondo Safety Gear
Tournaments controlled by British Taekwondo policies require various items of protective gear to be worn, these include things like: a red/blue trunk protector (hogu), shin protectors, hand guards, a blue or red head guard, a gum shield, a groin guard and forearm guards. This is crucial on account of the formidable kicking actions being employed.
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- Side Kick (Yeop Chagi)
- Back Kick (Dwo Chagi)
- Front Kick (Ap Chagi)
- Axe Kick (Naeryeo Chagi)
- Roundhouse Kick (Dollyo Chagi)
- Push Kick (Meereo Chagi)
- Whip or Hook Kick (Huryeo Chagi)
Taekwondo Near Brigg
Also find: Searby Taekwondo, Hibaldstow Taekwondo, Melton Ross Taekwondo, Cadney Taekwondo, Scawby Taekwondo, Barnetby le Wold Taekwondo, Kettleby Taekwondo, Coskills Taekwondo, Bigby Taekwondo, Wressle Taekwondo, Howsham Taekwondo, Wrawby Taekwondo, Carr Island Taekwondo, Broughton Taekwondo, Somerby Taekwondo, Elsham Taekwondo, Worlaby Taekwondo, Scawby Brook Taekwondo, Ulceby Taekwondo and more Taekwondo in Lincolnshire. All of these villages and towns are served by instructors of Taekwondo. Brigg residents can book Taekwondo classes by going here.
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Taekwondo Around Brigg
Folks living in the following areas and streets have just recently asked for information on Taekwondo classes - Chapel Way, Highfield Grove, Ancholme Gardens, Magrath Court, Ash Grove, Maple Close, Yarborough Road, Grammar School Lane, Health Place, Cherry Tree Avenue, Wellbeck Close, Pingley Lane, Queen Street, Old School Close, Woodbine Avenue, Davy Crescent, Wrawby Road, Ancholme Way, Holme Close, James Street, Springfield Rise, St James Road, St Johns Close, Kiln Lane, Nicolgate Lane, as well as these local Brigg postcodes: DN20 8QS, DN20 8PP, DN20 8NW, DN20 8TX, DN20 8QH, DN20 8JR, DN20 8AE, DN20 8LD, DN20 2AZ, DN20 8PF. Folks in these places recently asked about Taekwondo. Brigg residents benefited from competent and top quality Taekwondo classes on each occasion.
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