Taekwondo is associated with its spectacular kicking techniques, and most commonly known by the its Olympic sparring discipline. It is a cool Martial Art, a practical Self-defence system. Practicing Taekwondo, intense kicking helps intensely burn extra calories while building a healthy physique will result in a longer life span. The disciplines Sparring and Pattern, make Taekwondo a competitive, loving sport. Taekwondo is a way of life, you must live it to believe it!
However, Taekwondo emphasizes kicks and punches thrown from a mobile stance. Taekwondo training generally includes a system of blocks, kicks, punches, and open-handed strikes and may also include various take-downs or sweeps, throws, and joint locks. Pressure points, known as jiapsul, are used as well as grabbing Self-defence techniques borrowed from other martial arts...
We welcome everyone, any level! Whether you into fitness, Self-defence, competitions, fun, cool moves...
We mainly focus on Olympic sparring and Patterns, during competition season though, which includes a good deal of fitness training. However, by midway through the acadamic year we will introduce the Self-defense aspects of taekwondo... you have gained awesome skills by this time to put to use.
Come to City Centre Campus, Curzon Building Room:
C423 -- Mondays -- 6:30pm to 8:00pm
C461 -- Thursdays -- 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Why do Taekwondo
2013 research revealed that the then average salary of graduates who engaged with sport at university is £32,552, compared with £26,728 for those who did not, and more than half (51 per cent) of graduates said sporting involvement has helped them develop team work skills and leadership qualities in the workplace.
Employers also recognised the benefits of sport in developing career-enhancing qualities, with more than nine in 10 (94 per cent) of those questioned identifying a clear link between university sport participation and valuable skills and strengths in potential employees.