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Why Taekwon-Do?

Whatever you’re looking for in life, from physical fitness to mental stimulation, Taekwon-Do offers something for you.

Young or old, male or female, Taekwon-Do can give you discipline, respect, and self-confidence. And it’s not just for those who are already super-fit athletes! If you have the strength to move and the desire to learn, then you can benefit from what Taekwon-Do can deliver.

Catering For All

At PUMA we believe that Taekwon-Do is about so much more than competitions, trophies and “victory”. That’s why you’ll be welcome here whatever your age, gender, or physical ability. You’ll find yourself in a class with a group of like-minded individuals who will encourage and support your development as you train.

Whilst the lessons you take will be the same as everyone else, the goals you work towards will be your own. Perhaps you want to develop self-defence skills that will keep you safe from harm; or perhaps you just want to increase your overall level of fitness and give yourself a sense of physical well being. Taekwon-Do is perfectly suited to these aims, and you’ll develop yourself in a safe, professional environment where you can be free to stretch yourself without fear of harm or failure.

Of course, as you progress you may wish to enter one of the many tournaments that PUMA holds each year. The atmosphere is always friendly ensuring that you should have a great time.

Whatever you want to get from your training, Bournemouth Taekwon-Do can help you achieve it.

Lessons That Extend Beyond The Classroom

In common with many of the Martial Arts, Taekwon-Do is founded on the principle of respect: both respect for one’s self, and for others. By adopting the spirit of Taekwon-Do as well as the physical aspects you will find that you can both earn, and give, respect in all areas of your life.

We find that children and young people in particular benefit from this. Children are all-too easily led by their peers; and bullying and harassment are still a sad but common reality for children as they grow up. By developing their own self-respect, your child can avoid becoming that easy target for the playground bully – and indeed they can become the role model that others seek to emulate, rather than one who simply follows the pack.

A New Social Network

When you join PUMA, you’ll be one of more than 4,000 students, training nationwide. You’ll make a great new circle of friends, all with a shared interest in common. To support these friendships, we arrange several “extra-curricular” activities throughout the year, including social gatherings, camps, and friendly tournaments. If you’re looking for a way to meet great new people and enjoy some real quality time, then this is the place to come!

Fun For All The Family!

Families are stronger when they have a shared interest – something they can all enjoy together and support each other in. At PUMA we don’t just accept family membership… we positively encourage it! A large proportion of our members are family groups who are amazed at the difference it can make to all get ready and come to Taekwon-Do together, to work as a team and to enjoy each others’ successes.

Regardless of age or ability, every member can progress and develop at their own rate, so Mums and Dads are free to take on more strenuous challenges while sons and daughters take things a little slower and steadier – not to mention developing their skills and fitness in a safe environment where they’re always in your line of sight!