Why Taekwon-Do?

 

1. INCREASED CONFIDENCE
 
Increased confidence is something that martial artists of all ages enjoy. Whether it’s for you or your child, Taekwon-Do can help you improve your confidence. Practicing, improving, and succeeding at a skill improves self-image and gives participants confidence that they can succeed in other areas and ventures.

 

 

 2. FULL BODY WORKOUT

 

Are you looking for a new form of exercise? Taekwon-Do is your answer. That’s because martial arts truly provide a full body workout. The consistent practice has shown to increase overall mobility, improve your body’s pressure response, and increase muscle.

Because so many martial arts involve repeat muscular actions over time you’ll build strength and burn fat. Who doesn’t want that?



3. INCREASED FLEXIBILITY
 
Repetitive movements like high kicks, low stances, footwork, and ground maneuvering improve flexibility and mobility which will benefit your overall health. Did you know that flexibility has many health benefits? Some of them include:

 

  • Improved posture

  • Better freedom of movement

  • Reduced muscle soreness and tension

  • Improved relaxation of mind and body

  • Reduced risk of injury


4. BETTER COORDINATION
 

Taekwon-Do requires spatial awareness and coordinating movement with another person. 


 

 5. SELF DEFENCE SKILLS

 

One obvious benefit to learning martial arts is an improved ability to perform self-defence manoeuvres in situations where there is a real threat. According to recent data, an aggravated assault occurs every 43 seconds in the United Kingdom. Martial arts can prepare practitioners to defend themselves in life-threatening and dangerous situations.This is great for you but also really great for your children as well.

 

 

 6. LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE AND HEART RATE

 

Participants in Taekwon-Do have been shown to have lower blood pressure and heart rates. But that’s not all.

Because of its similarity to H.I.I.T. (high intensity interval training), martial arts can improve overall heart health, lower cholesterol, and provide more regulated blood sugar and insulin levels. Say hello to a healthier body happier life!

Martial artists enjoy all the physical benefits of regular exercise without having to run on a treadmill or lift weights. It’s a great option to improve your health.



7. WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR MENTAL STAMINA? LEARN MARTIAL ARTS
 

Recent research showed that aerobic exercise (like Taekwon-Do) actually produced a physical change in the brain that promotes better memory and learning skills.The same study observed that a new case of dementia is observed every four seconds globally. Those who want to prevent this debilitating condition can fight it by participating in martial arts. This is a great benefit that many people aren’t aware of when it comes to martial arts.

 

 


8. IMPROVED SOCIAL SKILLS
 

Taekwon-Do can also help you develop social skills. This is because of the team environment. You’re working alongside people with the same goals as you, learning and growing together. This is especially beneficial for children. In martial arts classes, they’ll be able to learn how to resolve conflicts, make new friends, and show compassion.Being in a new environment can be scary for kids, but learning how to navigate that situation in a safe controlled environment is a great skill that will benefit them for life.

 

 

 9. DEVELOP SELF DISCIPLINE

 

By attending  classes you’ll become accustomed to direction and structure. In this environment you have to pay attention to the task at hand and rid your mind of distractions. It’s also crucial to realise that achieving your martial arts goals depends on you. No one else can do it for you. This promotes self-reliance and independence! You’re the one who needs to put in the work to improve and grow. To be your best, you need to be dedicated and put in the required effort. As you progress you’ll gain self-discipline that will be beneficial in every other aspect of your life as well.

 

 

 10. STRESS RELIEF

 

Did you know that practicing martial arts can help relieve stress? Often this is accomplished by focusing on the present and things you can control. Many forms of martial arts also emphasize being in complete control of your breathing and thoughts.

When you do this you’re learning a skill that can be applied throughout all areas of life. When you’re more focused and confident and your thoughts are more clear you’ll relieve yourself of stress in so many other parts of life too.

More than anything, going to a Taekwon-Do class will help you leave with an increased mental focus and a greater appreciation for the world around you through a fun, safe, and challenging workout in an encouraging environment with like-minded people.

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