Taekwondo

Purpose:

Taekwondo is a martial art that originated in Korea more than 1000 years ago. The art has become a world known sport and was first competed in the Sydney 2000 Olympics. Taekwondo improves the student’s fitness, builds confidence, maintain discipline and appreciate the art. Not only the student will learn the martial art in the program but will also pursue in their interests of what they want to set their individual goals.

Content:

The program conducts grading four times a year at the end of each term to examine what the student has learnt in each term. The students will be assess on Fitness, Taekwondo skills (the art) and reviewing their personal goals in what they want to achieve in the ICREATE Program. Other assessment will be a written common assessment tasks (CATs) in which examiners and instructors will be focusing on student’s literacy and analytical skills. The coursework is set by the Department of Education& Early Childhood (DECCD) and Kukkiwon. Students can train and progress through the belt levels, from white belt to black belt.

·The grading are a test to see if the students has the necessary skills to move up to the next level. The test includes Poomsae (a pattern) made up to different stances, blocks, kicks and strikes; self-defence; step sparring; combination kicks; sparring; board breaking (only for black belt grading) and terminology. Students must have 85% attendance to sit for the grading.

  • Taekwondo Camp

  • Gradings

  • After school training

  • Demo Team (Harmony Day, Award Ceremonies and Information Evenings)

  • Film Group

  • Excursion to Taekwondo Training Centres

  • ·Poomsae (patterns) and Sparring Training

  • Physical, Mental and Leadership classes

  • Grading for various belts and levels

  • Leadership opportunities in the program that cater the student’s interest (eg. Demo Team Captain, Sparring Captain, Fitness Captain, Media Captain and much much more…)  

Westall Secondary College

88-128 Rosebank Avenue,

Clayton South

VIC 3169

P: (03) 9546 3233

E: westall.sc@edumail.vic.edu.au

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