Officially Recognised ITF Taekwon-Do School
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Our kids program teaches various life skills such as stranger danger, fire safety, hygiene, basic Taekwon-Do techniques, etc. In a fun an engaging way!
Our Kids Advanced class follows the same Kids Program, but is designed for experienced students who have achieved green stripe, or aged 6-7.
For ages 7-12, our Junior class follows traditional Taekwon-Do format. Students learn all kicks, attacks, and blocks, as well as self-defence techniques and sparring.
Teens & Adults
For ages 13+, our Adult & Teens class consists of an intense 90 minute class, doing various training exercises to build strength, endurance, power, and learn the fundamental techniques.
The Kids Program
Bully-proof your child with our comprehensive program for 3-7 year old's. Our program teaches everything a child needs to know to becoming an independent person, including fire safety, stranger danger, bullying awareness, household hazards, and much more. Along with that we teach all basic techniques in Taekwon-Do to help protect themselves against bullies and attackers.
During a typical Kids Lesson, we play various games to warm up, cover basic Taekwon-Do techniques, and do role play to practice danger awareness and moral teaching. After the lesson, the children will be awarded 'ticks' for every challenge they achieved in the lesson, which after collecting a certain amount may do their grading for the next belt. Every term we also cover a topic of danger, such as fire safety, bullying awareness, and stranger danger. After completing the course the children receive a badge for their uniform as a sign of achievement!
Grand Master Donato Nardizzi
Our Chief Instructor is a 9th Degree in ITF Taekwon-Do, the highest rank. There are less than 35 Grand Masters in the World. GM Nardizzi has been practicing Taekwon-Do for over 40 years, under the Founder of Taekwon-Do General Choi Hong Hi, and many other Grand Masters. He is the Chairman of the International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF) Kids Development Committee and creator of the Kids Program, which is official program of the International Taekwon-Do Federation taught globally.
At Croydon Taekwon-Do Academy, we have large training hall covered with tatami matting for added safety when performing techniques and easing joint strain. With over 300 square metres of training space, with bags, training dummys, kickshields and power machines, our Taekwon-Do Dojang is a fully equipped martial arts centre. In the main hall we can comfortably fit 30 students, which we cap our classes at. Our Taekwon-Do mats are coated with anti-bacterial spray for hygiene and health and safety. We clean our Taekwon-Do training area regularly as you are required to train barefoot.
We also have toilet facilities, changing rooms, lockers, disabled toilets and it is easily accessible for disabled persons.
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