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Tae Kwon Do I

Course NumberLWA 113
Lab Hours30
Lecture Hours0
Course Description an introduction to non-contact martial arts stressing technique and qualities of respect, self-discipline, and skills of self-defense. Credit may be earned in LW 113 or LWA 113 but not in both. (0-30)

Outcomes and Objectives

Explain the concepts and components of Tae Kwon Do I.
  1. Describe and explain the origin and different styles of the art of Tae Kwon Do.
  2. List the physical and mental benefits of learning Tae Kwon Do.
  3. List the flexibility and stretching exercises used as warm-up activities in Tae Kwon Do.
  4. Describe and explain the self-defense applications of Tae Kwon Do.
  5. Describe and explain the long term maintenance of mind and body developed through Tae Kwon Do techniques.
  6. Define the six Theories of Power of Tae Kwon Do.

Demonstrate the concepts and components of Tae Kwon Do I.
  1. Perform personalized flexibility and stretching exercises.
  2. Perform the following technical motions:
    1. Proper postures of the body, head, hand, and feet.
    2. Stances, direction, levels, and turns.
    3. Preparations of punches, blocks, and kicks.
    4. Safe and effective executions of punches, blocks, and kicks.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to perform the art of Tae Kwon Do through execution of the following activities:
    1. A 17-motion routine.
    2. Combinations--offensive and defensive moves in a rhythmic sequence.
    3. Safe sparing including five counter attacks and with a partner.
    4. Bag work including actual contact.
    5. Basic Korean command terms.

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