Beginner classes starting in January

We would like to welcome you to our Taekwon-Do club to begin your journey on the road to Black Belt. East Cork TKD caters for boys and girls from Junior Infants all the way adults. Each group will focus on different aspects of training. Classes are conducted in a safe and friendly environment and carried out by World & European gold medallist. 

To get involved in any of our classes, fill in the online form below.

Classes available in:

  • Carrigtwohill
  • Midleton
  • Glanmire

Our classes are guaranteed to keep you excited and motivated while constantly challenging you. Classes offer a ride range of activity through different facets of Taekwon-Do such as pattern, sparring , self-defence, special technique, power, social development and much much more. The mental and cognitive effects of Taekwon-Do set you up to reach your full potential. 

In our Kubz classes (Junior & Senior Infants):

  • Emphasize fun activity in a safe and non-threatening environment
  • Develop dojang (training hall) rules and Taekwon-Do etiquette
  • Ensure that Fundamental Movement Patterns gain quality, definition and refinement as the basis for building Taekwon-Do specific skills
  • Use Fun activities and games to develop physical capacities (basic strength, postural control, core strength and flexibility) as well as agility, balance and coordination
  • Take advantage of increased trainability to enhance speed/quickness of movements and develop flexibility
  • Develop self-esteem through positive reinforcement and rewarding good behavior
  • Introduce basic stances and techniques
  • Encourage creative play that develops basic sparring stances, punches and kicks
  • Use simple games to introduce basic concepts of self defence
  • Facilitate cognitive development in areas such as: recall, memory, concentration and problem solving
  • Nurture psycho/social development: desire to learn and be active, self confidence to try new things, self expression and group social skills, self comparison and task focus

In our Junior Taekwon-Do classes ( 1st class + ):

Junior TKD is our programme for boys and girls from 1st class in national school. Taekwon-Do is much more than just a fun after school activity, it empowers children with skills and strategies for lifelong success.

Our super fun classes keep kids excited and motivated while learning cool Taekwon-Do moves, new skills and much more.  Classes offer a ride range of activity through different facets of Taekwon-Do such as pattern, sparring , self-defence, special technique, power, social development and much much more. The mental and cognitive effects of Taekwon-Do set your child up for life to reach their full potential.

Our classes help children develop : 

  • Social Awareness
  • Social Interaction
  • Self Defence Skills
  • Focus
  • Respect
  • Discipline
  • Confidence
  • Self-Esteem
  • Flexibility
  • Co-ordination
  • Responsibility

Teens & Adult Beginners:

This class will provide you with benefits such as the development of: flexibility, co-ordination, physical fitness, full body strength, endurance, confidence and much more. In general, you should expect to burn between 400 to 650 calories per each session performed. The best part is you’ll be enjoying yourself so much you wont even notice.

These classes are conducted in a fun and positive learning environment. You will be sure to feel welcome here regardless of age, fitness and gender. The objective is for everyone to feel comfortable and enjoy their training aiming to achieve your own personal goals no matter what they may be. This beginner class is the perfect opportunity to begin regular training where everyone has the same ability and knowledge. Adults and teens train with people of their own age and ability in our classes.

Your typical class compiles of a full body warm up including dynamic stretching and mobility, skill development exercises, padwork to develop punching and kicking techniques and combinations, full body conditioning and toning exercises, fun physical fitness games and a full body cool down and stretch out.

Book a place for any of our classes, by filling in the form below.

 

EAST CORK TAEKWON-DO ARE COMING TO GLANMIRE!

We are pleased to announce that East Cork Taekwon-Do will now be offering classes in Glanmire. We will be based in Rive Fitness Glanmire Industrial Estate (behind Grandons).

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Classes available: 

4-6 year olds (Kubz)

7-12 year olds (Juniors)

 

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To book a place for your son/daughter please fill in the form below and we will be in contact with you.

Summer Camp 2015

download Our Summer Camp for Kubz (3-6yrs) and Taekwon-Do (7-12yrs) will take place from Mon July 20th to Friday July 24th.   Kubz camp will begin each day at 10am and will finish at 12.30 TKD camp will begin each day at 1pm, and will finish at 4pm

Please note camp spaces are limited and will be allocated based on first come first served.

The Summer Camp covers all aspects of Taekwon-Do training such as sparring, patterns, self-defence, team pattern etc. The camp also have plenty of fun and games included for plenty of enjoyment. It is also a great social occasion and students always make great friends. 

The venue is East Cork Taekwon-Do located in  (Cork Acro Gymnastics) Unit 5 Carrigtwohill Industrial Estate Opposite Aldi. 

Our Taekwon-Do camp  is open to beginners boys & girls aged 7-12. This is a fantastic opportunity to pick up a new activity for the summer and to experience martial arts training in a fun environment.  

If you wish more information or sign your child up for the camp please fill in the form below.

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Redking Rumble

East Cork Taekwon-Do were represented by 9 competitors at the recent Redking Rumble in Little Island. Our team enjoyed great success returning with 12 Trophies. Results as follows:

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Caitlin Kenny: 1st Patterns & 2nd Sparring

Kerrie Dorgan: 3rd Patterns

Edan Leahy: 3rd Sparring

Robbie Horgan: 3rd Sparring

Brian Healy: 3rd Patterns & 3rd Sparring

Patrick Curtin: 2nd Sparring & 3rd Patterns

Leah Jefferies: 3rd Sparring & 2nd Patterns

Eoin McAuiliffe: 3rd Sparring

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New classes in Midleton

We are pleased to announce that East Cork Taekwon-Do will now be offering classes in Midleton. We will be based in Unit 12a Owenacurra Business Park, Knockgriffin, Midleton. This is the business park behind Market Green heading towards the new road. For directions click here.

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Classes available: 

3-6 year olds (Kubz)

7-12 year olds (Juniors)

To book a place for your son/daughter please fill in the form below and we will be in contact with you.

COMPETITION: All places booked below will be entered into a draw for a FREE MONTHLY PASS

 

Scion Open 2015

Great day for our team at the Scion Open in Little Island Sports Complex. With a team of 10 we captured 16 medals. This is a great achievement for all our competitors who all displayed an excellent standard of Taekwon-Do. Everyone had a great experience and looking forward to proudly showing their medals at the next training session. Congratulations to all our team and a special thanks to our umpire Ms Sarah Forde and of the course the parents who make it all happen and their superb support.

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