Taekwon-Do for Kids
This fun-filled introduction to Taekwon-do lays a solid foundation, improves fitness levels and social skills while building character for children aged 4 – 8.
The Little Dragons programme teaches children to be good citizens and prepares them for life, or at least school. This program includes lessons in safety and life skills, as well as physical martial arts skills. These skills help the students become well rounded by promoting the child’s social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth.
We approach the physical portion of this class as a Martial Arts focused physical education class. The life skills portion of the class focuses on developing mental, social, and emotional skills. All skills and promotions are based on participation and course completion. Our primary objective is to get the students involved, giving 100% effort, having fun and playing.
The focus of the Little Dragon class is to develop fundamental basics. Therefore, we teach very few of the martial arts skills that you will see in older children’s programmes. Instead, we focus on the skills they need BEFORE entering the older classes.Enquire about little dragons lessons
The focus of the Little Dragon class is to develop fundamental basics. Therefore, we teach very few of the martial arts skills that you will see in older children’s programmes. Instead, we focus on the skills they need BEFORE entering the older classes.
- Learn to share
- Develop self-esteem
- Develop a sense of independence
- Learn to take turns
- Stimulate curiosity
- Develop speech & language
- Promote physical strength
- Promote coordination and stamina
- Develop a love of learning
- Build fundamental motor skills
- Following directions
- Encourage socialisation
- Problem solving
- Demonstrate responsibility
- Show self-control
- Learn to act respectfully
Please find below the list of units covered in our Life Skills and Safety Skills.
- Fire safety
- First aid
- Holiday safety
- Home safety
- Stranger awareness
- Traffic safety
- Bully buster
- Indomitable Spirit.
LBTKD Little Dragons Star System
The 3 main stars we use are as follows.
Gold – Great lesson
Blue – Average could better
Green – Below average could do a lot better
Occasionally we award to following based on behaviour and technique
Silver – Outstanding (3 equals a prize)
Red – Poor lesson (3 equals results in a break from the activity)
It would be great if the parents could follow this up by reminding their children how to act in the dojang as well