TAEKWONDO
Taekwondo Martial Arts Training:
Monday & Wednesday (Self Defence & Taekwondo)17:30 - 19:00
Thursday (Only Taekwondo)18:00 - 19:30

Venue
Maties Gym  Basketball Hall (Mon, Wed) & Sports Hall (Thurs)

Everyone is welcome!
Come and join for a tough training session that will improve your
agility, speed, kicking accuracy and stamina!
Taekwondo is a Korean martial arts with a heavy emphasis on Kicks!

We also practice a self defense style called Hapkido.

Hapkido is a highly eclectic Korean martial art.
It is a form of self-defense that employs joint locks,
grappling and throwing techniques of other martial arts,
as well as kicks, punches, and other striking attack.

A few Taekwondo videos

In Korean,Tae means "to kick or destroy with foot";Kwon means "to punch with fist"; andDo means "way" or "art". Taekwondo is well known for its extensive use of kicking techniques, the rationale for this being that the legs provide the greatest reach and are the strongest weapons at a empty-handed martial artist's disposal. Nevertheless, as with many other martial arts, Taekwondo is a combination of combat technique, self-defence, sport, entertainment and philosophy. Physically it develops strength, speed, flexibility, balance and stamina; mentally it develops focus, concentration, discipline, memory, awareness and respect.
The five tenets of Taekwondo are:
The following are the different belts that can be achieved through rigorous training and grading. The requirements for each belt can be found by clicking on the belt.
White Belt

None

  1. Awarded to all beginners.
Yellow Tip

Kicking

  1. Ap Chagi
  2. Yop Chagi
  3. Dollyo Chagi

Punching and Thrusting

  1. Bandae Jumok Jireugi
  2. Baro Jumok Jireugi
  3. Han Jumok Jireugi
  4. Doo Jumok Jireugi

Blocking

  1. Oulgul Makki
  2. Monton An Makki
  3. Are Makki

Stances

  1. Moa Seogi
  2. Pyonhi Seogi
  3. Naranhi Seogi
  4. Ap Kubi Seogi
  5. Ap Seogia
Yellow Belt

Kicking

  1. Ap Chagi
  2. Yop Chagi
  3. Dollyo Chagi
  4. An Chagi

Punching and Thrusting

  1. Bandae Jumok Jireugi
  2. Baro Jumok Jireugi
  3. Han Jumok Jireugi
  4. Doo Jumok Jireugi
  5. Yop Jumok Jireugi

Blocking

  1. Oulgul Makki
  2. Monton An Makki
  3. Are Makki
  4. Bakkat Makki
  5. Han Sonnal Monton Makki

Stances

  1. Moa Seogi
  2. Pyonhi Seogi
  3. Naranhi Seogi
  4. Ap Kubi Seogi
  5. Ap Seogia
  6. Ju Chum Seogi
  7. Dwit Kubi Seogi

Poemse

  1. Taegeuk Il Chang

Han-Bun Kyorugi

  1. 4 Techniques
Green Tip

Kicking

  1. Ap Chagi
  2. Yop Chagi
  3. Dollyo Chagi
  4. An Chagi
  5. Bandal Chagi
  6. An Dollyo Chagi
  7. Bakkat Dollyo Chagi
  8. Dwet Chagi

Punching and Thrusting

  1. Monton Jumok Jireugi
  2. Han Jumok Jireugi
  3. Doo Jumok Jireugi
  4. Baro Yop Jumok Jireugi
  5. Bandae Yop Jumok Jireugi

Blocking

  1. Oulgul Makki
  2. Monton An Makki
  3. Monton Makki
  4. Are Makki
  5. Sonnal Monton Makki
  6. Monton Bakkat Makki
  7. Sonnal Are Makki
  8. Han Sonnal Monton Makki

Striking

  1. Sonnal Bandai Mok Chigi
  2. Sonnal Yop Chigi

Poemse

  1. Taegeuk Il Chang
  2. Taegeuk I Chang

Han-Bun Kyorugi

  1. 8 Techniques
Green Belt

Kicking

  1. Ap Chagi
  2. Yop Chagi
  3. Dollyo Chagi
  4. Bandal Chagi
  5. An Dollyo Chagi
  6. Bakkat Dollyo Chagi
  7. Dwet Chagi
  8. Naeryo Chagi
  9. Dwet Dollyo Yop Chagi

Punching and Thrusting

  1. Monton Jumok Jireugi
  2. Han Jumok Jireugi
  3. Doo Jumok Jireugi
  4. Baro Yop Jumok Jireugi
  5. Bandae Yop Jumok Jireugi
  6. Pyon-Sonkkeut Baro Jireugi
  7. Han Jumok Olyo Jireugi
  8. Dung Jumok Jireugi

Blocking

  1. Oulgul Makki
  2. Monton An Makki
  3. Monton Makki
  4. Are Makki
  5. Sonnal Monton Makki
  6. Monton Bakkat Makki
  7. Sonnal Are Makki
  8. Dujumok Hecho Makki

Striking

  1. Sonnal Bandai Mok Chigi
  2. Sonnal Yop Chigi
  3. Je-Bi Poom Mok Chigi

Poemse

  1. Taegeuk Il Chang
  2. Taegeuk I Chang
  3. Taegeuk Sam Jang

Han-Bun Kyorugi

  1. 12 Techniques
Blue Tip

Kicking

  1. Ap Chagi
  2. Yop Chagi
  3. Dollyo Chagi
  4. Bandal Chagi
  5. An Chagi
  6. Bakkat Chagi
  7. Dwet Chagi
  8. Naeryo Chagi
  9. Millyo Chagi
  10. Mom-Dollyo Chagi

Punching and Thrusting

  1. Monton Jumok Jireugi
  2. Han Jumok Jireugi
  3. Doo Jumok Jireugi
  4. Baro Yop Jumok Jireugi
  5. Bandae Yop Jumok Jireugi
  6. Pyon-Sonkkeut Baro Jireugi
  7. Han Jumok Olyo Jireugi
  8. Dung Jumok Jireugi

Blocking

  1. Oulgul Makki
  2. Monton An Makki
  3. Monton Makki
  4. Are Makki
  5. Sonnal Monton Makki
  6. Monton Bakkat Makki
  7. Sonnal Are Makki
  8. Dujumok Hecho Makki
  9. Sonnal Hecho Makki

Striking

  1. Sonnal Bandai Mok Chigi
  2. Sonnal Yop Chigi
  3. Je-Bi Poom Mok Chigi

Poemse

  1. Taegeuk Il Chang
  2. Taegeuk I Chang
  3. Taegeuk Sam Jang
  4. Taegeuk Sa Jang

Han-Bun Kyorugi

  1. 19 Techniques
Blue Belt

Kicking

  1. Ap Chagi
  2. Yop Chagi
  3. Dollyo Chagi
  4. Bandal Chagi
  5. An Chagi
  6. Bakkat Chagi
  7. Dwet Chagi
  8. Naeryo Chagi
  9. Millyo Chagi
  10. Mom-Dollyo Chagi

Punching and Thrusting

  1. Monton Jumok Jireugi
  2. Han Jumok Jireugi
  3. Doo Jumok Jireugi
  4. Baro Yop Jumok Jireugi
  5. Bandae Yop Jumok Jireugi
  6. Pyon-Sonkkeut Baro Jireugi
  7. Han Jumok Olyo Jireugi
  8. Dung Jumok Jireugi

Blocking

  1. Oulgul Makki
  2. Monton An Makki
  3. Monton Makki
  4. Are Makki
  5. Sonnal Monton Makki
  6. Monton Bakkat Makki
  7. Sonnal Are Makki
  8. Dujumok Hecho Makki
  9. Sonnal Hecho Makki
  10. Batangson An Makki

Striking

  1. Sonnal Bandai Mok Chigi
  2. Sonnal Yop Chigi
  3. Je-Bi Poom Mok Chigi
  4. Palkoop Monton Chigi
  5. Palkoop Pyojuk Chigi

Poemse

  1. Taegeuk Il Chang
  2. Taegeuk I Chang
  3. Taegeuk Sam Jang
  4. Taegeuk Sa Jang
  5. Taegeuk Oh Jang

Han-Bun Kyorugi

  1. 22 Techniques
Red Tip

Kicking

  1. Ap Chagi
  2. Yop Chagi
  3. Dollyo Chagi
  4. Bandal Chagi
  5. An Chagi
  6. Bakkat Chagi
  7. Dwet Chagi
  8. Naeryo Chagi
  9. Millyo Chagi
  10. Mom-Dollyo Chagi

Punching and Thrusting

  1. Monton Jumok Jireugi
  2. Han Jumok Jireugi
  3. Doo Jumok Jireugi
  4. Baro Yop Jumok Jireugi
  5. Bandae Yop Jumok Jireugi
  6. Pyon-Sonkkeut Baro Jireugi
  7. Han Jumok Olyo Jireugi
  8. Dung Jumok Jireugi

Blocking

  1. Oulgul Makki
  2. Monton An Makki
  3. Monton Makki
  4. Are Makki
  5. Sonnal Monton Makki
  6. Monton Bakkat Makki
  7. Sonnal Are Makki
  8. Dujumok Hecho Makki
  9. Sonnal Hecho Makki
  10. Batangson An Makki
  11. Dujumok Hecho Makki

Striking

  1. Sonnal Bandai Mok Chigi
  2. Sonnal Yop Chigi
  3. Je-Bi Poom Mok Chigi
  4. Palkoop Monton Chigi
  5. Palkoop Pyojuk Chigi

Poemse

  1. Taegeuk Il Chang
  2. Taegeuk I Chang
  3. Taegeuk Sam Jang
  4. Taegeuk Sa Jang
  5. Taegeuk Oh Jang
  6. Taegeuk Yook Jang

Han-Bun Kyorugi

  1. 22 Techniques
Red Belt

Kicking

  1. Ap Chagi
  2. Yop Chagi
  3. Dollyo Chagi
  4. Bandal Chagi
  5. An Chagi
  6. Bakkat Chagi
  7. Dwet Chagi
  8. Naeryo Chagi
  9. Millyo Chagi
  10. Mom-Dollyo Chagi
  11. Nakko Chagi
  12. Twiyo Ap Chagi
  13. Twiyo Dwet Chagi
  14. Twiyo Yop Chagi
  15. Twiyo Naryo Chagi

Punching and Thrusting

  1. Monton Jumok Jireugi
  2. Han Jumok Jireugi
  3. Doo Jumok Jireugi
  4. Baro Yop Jumok Jireugi
  5. Bandae Yop Jumok Jireugi
  6. Pyon-Sonkkeut Baro Jireugi
  7. Han Jumok Olyo Jireugi
  8. Dung Jumok Jireugi
  9. Dung Jumok Jecho Jireugi

Blocking

  1. Oulgul Makki
  2. Monton An Makki
  3. Monton Makki
  4. Are Makki
  5. Sonnal Monton Makki
  6. Monton Bakkat Makki
  7. Sonnal Are Makki
  8. Dujumok Hecho Makki
  9. Sonnal Hecho Makki
  10. Batangson An Makki
  11. Dujumok Hecho Makki
  12. Batan Son Naryo Makki
  13. Kawi Mkki
  14. Han Sonnal Beitureo Makki
  15. Otkoreo Are Makki
  16. Sonnal Are Makki
  17. Batan Son Koduro Monton An Makki
  18. Bo-Jomok
  19. Kuduro Are Makki

Stances

  1. Moa Soegi
  2. Naranhi Seogi
  3. Pynhi Seogi
  4. Ap Seogi
  5. Ap Kubi Seogi
  6. Juchum Seogi
  7. Dwit Kubi Seogi
  8. Ap Kkoa Seogi
  9. Dwit Kkoa Seogi
  10. Beom Seogi

Striking

  1. Han Sonnal An Mok Chigi
  2. Han Sonnal Bakkat Mok Chigi
  3. Jae Bi Poom Sonnal Mok Chigi
  4. Palkup Dollyo Chigi
  5. Palkup Pyojeok Chigi
  6. Murup Chigi
  7. Palkup Olryo Chigi
  8. Palkup Yop Chigi
  9. Dung Jumeok Ap Chigi
  10. Dung Jumeok Olguol Bakkat Chigi

Poemse

  1. Taegeuk Il Chang
  2. Taegeuk I Chang
  3. Taegeuk Sam Jang
  4. Taegeuk Sa Jang
  5. Taegeuk Oh Jang
  6. Taegeuk Yook Jang
  7. Taegeuk Chil Jang

Han-Bun Kyorugi

  1. 24 Techniques
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