About Taekwondo Kickstarters
What is Taekwondo Kickstarters?
The Taekwondo Kickstarters program is a modified taekwondo program, developed by Australian Taekwondo, for delivery in schools. The program is designed to create a level of consistency with respect to curriculum and content to provide schools and participants with a quality taekwondo experience that can be delivered and enjoyed nationally.
Features of Taekwondo Kickstarters includes:
A nationally accredited framework to help delivery in the schools system.
A safe, fun and inclusive program for all school students.
Learnings for children from F-6 in the fundamental skills and values of taekwondo, specifically those with minimal experience in the martial art.
Alignment with the Australian Curriculum.
How is Taekwondo Kickstarters run?
Taekwondo Kickstarters is an easily delivered program that can be modified to suit the needs and convenience of individual schools. The framework of the program includes:
6 lessons of approximately 45 minutes per lesson that is adaptable to suit individual school requirements.
Each lesson consists of a warmup, fun games and technique development. All activities have been designed to cater to students of varying abilities and ensure maximum participation.
Emphasis is placed on the teaching of positive student messages including wellness and anti-bullying themes.
No specialised equipment is needed to deliver the activities - all that is needed is cones!
Who can deliver Taekwondo Kickstarters?
Taekwondo Kickstarters is delivered by accredited coaches. All coach accreditation and compliance is managed by Australian Taekwondo.
When can Taekwondo Kickstarters be run?
Taekwondo Kickstarters can be run before, during, or after school. Lesson plans have been designed to be flexible to allow alignment with the needs of individual schools.
Where can Taekwondo Kickstarters be delivered?
Taekwondo Kickstarters can be delivered in any open space, either indoor or outdoor.