Taekwondo centre of Excellence
Taekwondo helps the individual become more confident, controlled, disciplined, respectful and patient
Taekwondo Class Information
WHAT IS TAEKWONDO?
Taekwondo is a Korean martial art, modern day Olympic sport and effective self defence system.
Taekwondo training and practice can improve not only physical conditioning but also helps the individual become more confident, controlled, disciplined, respectful and patient.
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Is Taekwondo for you?
Focus Taekwondo classes are for both male and females from the age of 5yrs old- classes are split by ages so to ensure the class content suits the individuals specific needs.
What do you need to bring?
You can wear anything comfortable, usually leggings and a t-shirt or jogger bottoms. It is shoes off at the door for the class.
TAEKWONDO Classes at Focus
The classes cover all aspects of the martial art and the modern sport, the emphasis is on self development and self achievement. We cover most components of fitness, flexibility, strength work, speed work, cardiovascular work, endurance and ensure our athletes understand the benefits of rest/sleep and great nutrition.
Our main focus is not competition, it is learning the art of Taekwondo along side the skill of mastering the art mentally and physically – with no values there is no value.
Children as young as five will learn basic movement skills, coordination, discipline and respect for themselves their uniform and their fellow class mates.
Gaining the coveted Black Belt
Taekwondo has a clear pathway to reaching Black Belt and beyond with everyone beginning as white belt and progressing through the grades of yellow, green, blue and red belts.
There is no hard and fast rule as to how long it will take an individual to reach each belt, each participant is an individual and it is in their own respected time and effort that decides when they have achieved the required standard to progress onto the next stage of their training.
The Kukkiwon organisation, also in Seoul, Korea is responsible for Black Belt Certification and International Instructor courses.