Most forms of physical activity produce excellent benefits for children – both physical and behavioural. International Taekwon-Do goes one step further and explicitly reinforces the positive behaviours you teach at home.
TKD Kubz as introduced in 2013 as a pilot program, and then fully integrated in 2014 in selected clubs throughout New Zealand.
The program was developed by Master Mark Hutton from Scotland, and focuses on pre-schoolers. It combines safe and exciting Taekwon-Do skills with fun drills and games that inspire great behaviour. It emphasises the benefits of great communication skills, which reduces the child’s frustration, and increases the child’s confidence and self-esteem.
This unique Programme was inspired by the Founder of Taekwon-Do, General Choi Hong Hi, and the tenets and oath he developed. Each reward is directly linked with the ideals set forth in Taekwon-Do:
Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance, Self-Control and Indomitable spirit are all employed to inspire our kids, just as Taekwon-Do has been inspiring people of all ages for over 60 years.
TKD Kubz uses simple drills to teach how we “build a more peaceful world” by using “calm” voices (a dream for all parents and carers), smiling and shaking hands, as well as the essential skills of:
Like to enroll your child in TKD Kubz? Contact one of the Kubz qualified Schools listed here or email our Operations Executive, Mr Shaun Tolley for more details.