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Training in Taekwondo is More than Just Physical Training…
Life Lessons Developed Through Martial Arts at Jungs Taekwondo
Classes at Jungs Taekwondo include discussions and role-playing exercises. We touch on life lessons and discuss alternate resolutions to some of the issues children and adults face today. These issues are discussed in a non-threatening, proactive way.
Students pay close attention as we explore topics that include:
- Avoiding conflicts
- Dealing with bullies
- Mental self defense
- Proper respect for adults
- Stranger awareness
- Respect for self and others
- Saying no to drugs and peer pressure
- Physical self defense if faced with a compromising situation
- Acceptance of all people
- Giving back to the community through volunteering
Taekwondo is an extremely fun activity for adults and children. Tae Kwon Do is also done for sport and TKD competition is exciting. Students interested in competing can get involved with United States Tae Kwon Do State Competitions. Tae Kwon Do is an official Olympic sport and there are many opportunities for young athletes.
Taekwondo is a way of life, and the philosophy is appealing to many. Taekwondo forms and techniques represent beauty, grace and power. Forms help to build mental concentration and confidence. Forms are the foundation of developing mental discipline. Each pattern represents a specific historical personage or philosophical concept. Learning Taekwondo forms are a very educational, and are a culturally enlightening experience.
Taekwondo is an excellent way to build social relationships, it is a great activity for families. Taekwondo builds and strengthens human relationship. Taekwondo cultivates virtues like respect, honesty, honor and love between families and friends. These virtues are especially beneficial for children to learn in order to become successful adults.
Taekwondo is a great way to become physically fit. It uses all the muscles of the body and is a great way to develop cardiovascular conditioning. Taekwondo is an effective way to manage and reduce weight. It relieves stress and it builds internal strength.