Taekwondo classes in Logroño
Much more than a martial art
Taekwondo is a martial art (and also an Olympic sport) originating in Korea. It was originally created as a way to seek physical and mental health.
It stands out for the variety and showiness of its kicking techniques (chagi), and also include hand and fist techniques (chirugi, chigi and chumok), the elbow, the foot and even the knee (for example, to break boards, bricks and other items).
Taekwondo also consists of very varied self-defence techniques such as grabs, luxations, blocks and sweeps. Its movements make it a very effective martial art in fighting with the feet, especially at long- and mid-distances where the leg strength and speed developed by practitioners can best be leveraged.
To speak of benefits, we should bear in mind three types:
- The physical benefits
- The psychological benefits
- It prevents heart disease
This is due to being in constant movement, which burns fat the body does not need to the point that it prevents heart disease. In other words, if you are an obese person, it would advisable to practice taekwondo to maintain a healthy life.