Chipping Campden Taekwondo (GL55): Created in the nineteen forties in Korea, South-East Asia, Taekwondo is a martial art that has grown dramatically in popularity in recent years. Recognized as a means by which to enhance your self-esteem, develop your body and mind, boost your confidence and learn a bit of self-defence, it's been taken up by millions of people internationally.
Taekwondo is typically a lot more physically demanding than for instance Tai Chi, so unless you're pretty fit and agile you might prefer to partake in something a little bit gentler to improve your fitness in Chipping Campden. Younger children are certainly an ideal participants for Taekwondo classes in Chipping Campden, with lots of fast paced movements taking place and a great deal of high kicking.
The sport was first practiced in Korea in around 1945, though the name Taekwondo was not used until the 1950's. A group of Korean martial arts fanatics in Seoul established some new schools called "kwans", where they practiced a combination of martial arts techniques. Taekwondo, which it eventually became known as, mostly involves kicking manoeuvres, especially jumping/spinning kicks, head kicks and rapid kicking methods.
With more than sixty million individuals taking part in Taekwondo instruction all over the world, this has unquestionably become an extremely popular activity, and if you really master this martial art you might even one day qualify for the Olympic Games, of which it's been a part since the Sydney Games in the year 2000.
A key aspect of Taekwondo is self-defence, and naturally this is one of the main reasons that individuals in Chipping Campden sign up to classes and engage with the sport. There's been a disconcerting increase in violent behaviour in recent times and this is particularly prevalent in city and town centres around Gloucestershire and the nation in general. The beauty of Taekwondo though, is that it also teaches self-discipline and respect for other people, not such familiar qualities in Chipping Campden nowadays.
Although it will instill you with confidence being aware that you have those self-defence skills in your locker, the chances are that you'll never have to use them outside of a dedicated Taekwondo class.
Your First Chipping Campden Taekwondo Lesson
Different Taekwondo clubs in and around Chipping Campden will have different thoughts on what learners should be covering on their very first lesson, but to give you a perception of what to expect most initial Taekwondo classes will include a warm-up, some sparring, learning simple Poomse (forms), an overview of hand attacks, stances, kicks and blocks (technical training) and a warm-down to stretch weary muscles and return the body to a state of harmony.
If you want to join a Taekwondo class in Chipping Campden, you will also have to register with the sport's governing body, namely British Taekwondo. You can find plenty of details on safeguarding and equality, coaching courses, first aid, coaches and tournament referees, events, members and clubs, safe practices, beginning a new Taekwondo club, news, and more, by exploring British Taekwondo's website.
Chipping Campden Taekwondo classes are not only for folks in Chipping Campden but also for followers from Broadway, Weston Subedge, Littleworth, Draycott, Lower Lemington, Aston Magna, Ebrington, Northwick Park, Charingworth, Stretton-on-Fosse, Hidcote Bartrim, Willersey, Saintbury, Ilmington, Blockley, Hidcote Boyce, Compton Scorpion, Broad Campden, Paxford and other surrounding places and postcodes such as GL56 9LH, GL55 6EJ, GL55 6JL, GL55 6DY, GL55 6JE, GL56, GL55 6DD, GL55 6AN, GL55 6UR, GL55 6UQ. Checking this should make sure that you are accessing locally based providers of Taekwondo. Chipping Campden residents will be able to utilise these and countless other comparable classes.
Taekwondo Patterns (Forms)
Forms are a key part of Taekwondo and are crucial if you are going to master this popular martial art. Some basic "forms" must be learned from the beginning and more complex forms will have to be perfected in order to advance through the various levels. A Taekwondo form is distinguished by various facets such as direction, stance and technique.
The Benefits of Taekwondo
There are needless to say, a number of benefits to be had from participating in Taekwondo, and listed here are just a few which may be interesting for you: Improve stamina, agility and flexibility by means of intense cardiovascular exertion, Empower your mind and body via accelerated physical coordination and mental discipline, Learn self-defence by showing you how to recognize instances where self-defence could be required, and allowing you to turn these types of circumstances in your favour, Reduced anxiety with controlled breathing, Improve self-esteem by heightening your mental and physical powers, Boost confidence by pushing you to take control of your life and succeed, Better self-discipline by comprehensively educating your body and mind in the strategies and doctrines of Taekwondo.
The 8 Basic Taekwondo Kicks
Kicks play a key role in the art of Taekwondo, here are a small selection of the more basic ones: Push Kick (Meereo Chagi), Axe Kick (Naeryeo Chagi), Back Kick (Dwo Chagi), Side Kick (Yeop Chagi), Whip or Hook Kick (Huryeo Chagi), Roundhouse Kick (Dollyo Chagi), Crescent Kick (Bandal Chagi), Front Kick (Ap Chagi). Blocks: To divert and stop an inbound Taekwondo attack, "blocks" (known as Makgi) are employed. They're held in particular positions and engage the hands with sections of the arm. Each kind of attack necessitates a particular type of block, counter-attacks can be produced by integrating a block with a retaliatory kick or punch. The most used blocks (makgi) include: Low Block, Double Forearm Block, Double Knife Hand Block, Upper Block, Nine Block, Rising Block, Knife Hand Block, Single Forearm Block and Palm Block.
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Basic Kicks in Taekwondo
- Crescent Kick (Bandal Chagi)
- Back Kick (Dwo Chagi)
- Roundhouse Kick (Dollyo Chagi)
- Front Kick (Ap Chagi)
- Axe Kick (Naeryeo Chagi)
- Push Kick (Meereo Chagi)
- Hook or Whip Kick (Huryeo Chagi)
- Side Kick (Yeop Chagi)
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List of suggested reading: Taekwondo: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Korean Art of Self-Defense by Kevin Hornsey, Official Taekwondo Training Manual (Gaetane Ricke and Soon Man Lee), Tae Kwon Do, Taekwondo Techniques & Tactics (Thomas Seaborne and Yeon Hwan), Taekwondo: Traditions, Philosophy, Technique by Marc Tedeschi, A Killing Art: The Story of Tae Kwon Do, ITF Taekwondo: Basic Information and Korean for Belt Gradings.
Benefits Gained From Taekwondo
- Learn self-defence by helping you realize situations in which self-defence might be necessary, and enabling you to control these circumstances to your advantage
- Turbocharge agility, flexibility and stamina by way of strenuous cardiovascular work-outs
- Build your confidence by motivating you to take control of your life and succeed
- Improve concentration and self-esteem by maximizing your physical and mental fitness
- Empower your body and mind via enhanced mental discipline and physical co-ordination
- Reduced stress with controlled breathing
- More self-discipline by comprehensively educating your mind and body in the doctrines and tactics of Taekwondo
Taekwondo Near Chipping Campden
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