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Martial arts for all the family

Taekwon-do is not just kicking and punching. It is a new way of thinking about life.

Taekwon-do is a style of unarmed combat for self-defence, involving the skilled application of punches, kicks, blocks, dodges and interception with the hand, arms and feet.

To practise taekwon-do requires learning sets in formation called patterns. There are nine traditional coloured belt patterns. These patterns are more skillful and challenging as your level of knowledge, flexibility, stamina and strength is building to progress to the next belt.

You will begin with basic hand and foot co-ordination exercises called sajo jirugi1, 2 and 3.

The Golden Dragon School welcomes all ages from the Little Puma classes for 4 - 6 year olds, right the way up to adults, so why not give us a call to book your free lessons now.

Little Pumas

Little Pumas is a way of teaching 4 to 6 year olds using a martial arts platform that may help you in the following areas:

  • Taekwon-do encourages a POSITIVE ATTITUDE toward rules
  • LISTENING and THINKING are an integral part of our teachings
  • Pride and achievement will lead to improved CONFIDENCE and SELF ESTEEM
  • Taekwon-do exercises develop FLEXIBILITY, SELF AWARENESS and CO-ORDINATION

System of Rank

  • WHITE - signifies innocence as that of the beginning student who has no previous knowledge of taekwon-do
  • YELLOW - signifies earth from which the plant sprouts and takes root as the taekwon-do foundation is being laid
  • BLUE - signifies the heaven towards which the plant matrues into a towering tree as training in taekwon-do progresses
  • RED - signifies danger cautioning the student to exercise control and warning the opponent to stay away
  • BLACK - opposite to white therefore signifying maturity and proficiency in taekwon-do. It also indicates the wearer's imperviousness to darkenss and fear

Based in Swindon and Cirencester we cover:

  • Cirencester
  • Cricklade
  • Highworth
  • Purton
  • Swindon
  • Wroughton

Becky  and Steve Dearlove are highly qualified taekwon-do , 3rd degree, black belt instructors.

Taekwondo lessons

To book a free taekwon-do lesson call the Golden Dragon School on 0797 700 8425 / 01793 687 002

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