Taekwondo

Do you want to discover one of the most popular martial arts? Taekwondo is a combat sport and a method of self-defense, born in Korea. Its principles are courtesy, perseverance, integrity, self-control and indomitable spirit.

Primary

With Benito:

P3-P5 : Tuesday, 15h10 – 16h10

Secondary

With Benito:

S1-S7: Tuesday, 16h10 – 17h30

1st semester :

The objective of the first semester is to introduce children to the practice of Taekwondo.

The children learn the basics of Taekwondo, so they work on movement coordination, spatial orientation and the development of self-confidence. It is a discipline that emphasizes respect and important human values, such as courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control and fighting spirit, called by Taekwondoists “indomitable spirit”. Through exercises and games, children develop their attention and concentration skills.

Students will learn basic foot and fist techniques and how to identify the elements that enable them to recognize danger and react appropriately. To practice and perfect their techniques, the first fights will take place but without contact.

2nd semester :

The objective of the second semester is to introduce combat and self-defense techniques.

The physical preparation program is more complex and the children begin to learn effective combat and self-defense techniques. Muscle strengthening and flexibility activities are introduced to the children. They have the possibility to participate in competitions and to pass belts, if they are affiliated to the Belgian Taekwondo Federation. Equipment accessible via the instructor.

Advanced Taekwondo

The objective of the course is to reinforce and master more complex techniques.

This course is designed for students who have already taken Taekwondo classes. The group works within a framework of strict discipline and each participant learns the values of individual and team work, respect for fellow students, mastery in the execution of fighting techniques and develops superior skills and attitudes.

The students fight with protections and light contacts.

Please bring your own Dobok