Tae-Kwon-Do is one of the martial arts and translates to "the art of using arms and legs”. It is an Olympics sport and so will enable gifted students a chance to join the Great Britain team and thus qualify for future Olympic events. As well as being a great art of self-defence, Tae-Kwon-Do is a great way of keeping fit, acquiring self-discipline/self-control, proprioceptive skills, concentration, and socialisation.
Beginners classes from age 4 years and above are on; Tuesday 5pm to 6pm, Tuesday 6pm to 7pm, Wednesday 4.45pm to 5.45pm and Friday 4.45pm to 5.45pm
Intermediate classes are on; Wednesday 5.45pm to 6.45pm and Friday 5.45pm to 6.45pm.
Advanced classes are on; Wednesday 6.45pm to 7.45pm and Friday 6.45pm to 7.45pm.
Both Intermediate and Advanced students are expected to take part in sparring sessions.
The first four classes are trial lessons, each lasting one hour. This gives the parent/guardian a chance to ensure that their child has a definite desire to do this class, also to get feedback from the instructor. The trial lessons are done in basic physical education (PE) cloths. I.e. Jogging bottoms/shorts with training vest/t-shirt. The cost for 4 trial lessons is £37. (£5 is credited towards the annual membership/insurance fee of £45 if the student joins on completing the trial lesson.)
Following trial lessons, the instructor/teacher will provide parents/guardians with assessments of the student and all being well, invite the student to join. Upon joining; parents/guardians will be required to pay an annual fee and a monthly training fee; this amount depending on the number of training session the student does each week.
Annual membership which includes insurance is currently £45.
Monthly Training Fees
Monthly training fees for attending 1 session per week are £28.
Monthly training fee for attending 2 sessions per week is £45.
During the trial lesson, the student is encouraged not to buy the uniform until they are sure of joining. So during the trial lessons student can use jogging bottoms/shorts, with t-shirts.
Price of uniform for Students up to a height of 140 cm is £29.
Price of uniform for students over a height of 140 cm is £35.