Taekwondo Ages 7+
Taekwondo as a sport has over 60 million practitioners in 184 countries. It originates from South Korea where the world governing body, the World Taekwondo (WT), is currently based.
The modern form of Taekwondo was not agreed until 1955, but the sport has its roots in various Korean forms of martial arts stretching back more than 2,000 years.
The name Taekwondo literally translates as the way of the foot and the fist. ‘Tae’ means to break or attack with the foot, ‘kwon’ means to
break with the fist and ‘do’ translates as the art or way.
Taekwondo syllabus and gradings
Taekwondo has a structured training schedule to allow all students to achieve their potential. There is an National recognised grading system which allows each student to train towards achieving a
higher rank signified by the colour of belt the student will wear.