17 Mar 2023
The Taekwondo Kickstarters program is a modified taekwondo program, developed by Australian Taekwondo for delivery in Australian schools. Designed to help children with minimal experience in the martial art, be exposed to its benefits in a safe and fun setting.
The Taekwondo Kickstarters program is a modified taekwondo program, developed by Australian Taekwondo, for delivery in schools. The
program is designed to create a level of consistency with respect to curriculum and content to provide schools and participants with a
quality taekwondo experience that can be delivered nationally.
WHAT IS TAEKWONDO KICKSTARTERS?
› Taekwondo Kickstarters is a modified taekwondo program delivered in primary schools.
› The program teaches girls and boys the fundamental skills and values of taekwondo in a fun and safe environment.
› The program is delivered at your school over 6 sessions by an accredited coach.
WHY DO TEACHERS LOVE TAEKWONDO KICKSTARTERS?
› The program is fun and inclusive for both girls and boys.
› It is designed for students in K-6 with content aligned to the Australian Curriculum.
› It is run in a safe environment by accredited coaches.
› No special equipment is needed.
WHAT ABOUT THE STUDENTS?
› Students expand their physical literacy and are active throughout the sessions.
› Taekwondo promotes social and emotional benefits including self-esteem, focus and discipline.
› The program includes messaging that supports anti-bullying and wellness.
The Ageless Taekwondo Program, developed by an accredited Exercise Physiologist, uses modified Taekwondo exercises to address:
› falls prevention
› cardiovascular and musculoskeletal health, and
› social and psychological well-being.
BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAM
› Developed by an accredited Exercise Physiologist
› Facilitated by nationally accredited instructors in a safe, accessible, community environment
› Meet new people
› Develop new physical and mental skills
› Build strength and fitness
› Decrease your falls risk
› Become a member of the Australian Taekwondo Community
COME ALONG TO FIND OUT HOW THE SPORT IS IMPROVING THE HEALTH AND HAPPINESS OF OLDER AUSTRALIANS
Get in touch if you’d like to register.