Why Learn Tae Kwon Do Self Defence ?

By: ktmcna@aol.com

Tae kwon do self defence has been practised for over 2000 years now, although it is just a couple of years for me ;-) it all started in Korea so people could defend there property. Today tae kwon do is very popular all over the world and is recognised as an international sport.

As a form of self defence tae kwond do is in my opinion the best there is.

Beacuase in this day and age there is a small majority of people who would attack you for nothing more than a bit of loose change. This is why tea kwon do self defence is so good, tae kwon do self defence teaches you how stop an attack.

Learning tae kwon do self defence will teach you how to use your body as a weapon it will also teach you how to use your body at full speed with brilliant control and how to use these skills to stop an attack, and how to get away from an attacker who has hold of you.

Tae kwon do self defence will teach you how to use two types of movement, Straight hard and circular soft movements.

You will use the hard technique to block an attack with either your arms or legs and you will do this using your own strength. Using the soft technique you will use the attacker's strength, this technique doesn't require much power from you.

Tae kwon do self defence gives you the ability to kick higher than you ever thought you could, it also gives you the ability to smash through wooden blocks. This is one of the reasons why tae kwon do self defence is much more than a phisical sport it is also great for the mind and spirit.

Both men and women enjoy learning tae kwond do self defence, there are also lots of benefits for children when learning the sport, apart from the great excercise it also teaches them to respect other people, it also gives them good confidence and high self esteem

There are many ways of learning tae kwon do self defence from ebooks to online tutorials. I perticularly like learning online as you can do it in the comfort of your own home.

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