Little Dragons is a programme specifically designed for the needs of 5-6 year olds. It has grown to become one of the most popular and successful children’s programmes in the world. The Little Dragons syllabus gives each child a balanced blend of basic martial arts training along with an education in life skills and safety skills.
Our Little Dragons classes are structured to provide a learning experience which is both fun and safe. The programme improves performance across a range of physical and intellectual skills without becoming too difficult or daunting for their age range. Lessons are an enjoyable mix of martial arts, games and discussion time. Students are graded every eight weeks and awarded different coloured belts for each grading along with badge sets and tabs required for each grading, providing continual motivation and a sense of achievement.

Regular attendance is crucial for our programmes to have a positive impact.

Little Dragon Syllabus Key Elements

Balance

Balance is an important skill in the proper development of our Little Dragons kicks. Having good balance also leads to better posture which will make our students appear more confident.

Coordination

Good co-ordination will be learnt through our drills and games. Students will learn right and left, as well as improving their motor skills.

Discipline

Martial Arts is an ideal activity to teach every day discipline. Classes are run with fun but in a strict disciplined manner. Students will follow our role models and discipline will become the norm. Discipline also teaches children about self control, courtesy and perseverance. We will encourage them to discipline themselves in whatever they do, in training, at home and at school.

Fitness

Fitness is an activity to be learnt for life. Students will learn the importance of mind and body fitness, and how to keep healthy and fit for every day learning.

Focus

Focus plays a key role in the mind set of our Little Dragons. We teach how to really focus on the task at hand. We aim to develop focus in their surroundings, concentration on touch and sound, good aim, good listening skills and focusing on good techniques.

Teamwork

Teamwork is important in all parts of life, so we teach teamwork in class as a matter of course. Students will encourage others to do well through praise and with help from their colleagues, they get tasks complete quicker and better, helping problem solving, making winning easier, whether it be in other sports, at home, school or work. All good ways to become a success.

Why Our Classes are special

Class numbers are important to us, so numbers are kept to a minimum normally 8-12 this has great benefits for the student for quality of teaching and each individuals confidence.
Students are Introduced to small basic martial arts skills in a fun environment and all of our games are based upon elements within our structured programm that helps teach Focus, Balance, Coordination, the importance of Teamwork, Discipline & Fitness, Emergency Skills, Concentration & Memory Skills.

Students are taught serious life skills as well as how to avoid conflict, and how to do deal with bullies and strangers.

We ask that all parents stay in the class, to watch their child and instructors in action. We have an open door policy and are open to any questions or concerns you may have.

Instructors

  • Fully qualified ITF Taekwon-do Instructor and examiner with 25 years experience.
  • Enhanced DBS check, which is renewed every 3 years, and is available to see on request.
  • Emergency First Aid trained.
  • A member of the British Taekwon-do Council (BTC) and the BTF
  • Fully insured to teach Martial Arts.

Belt System

There are 8 different coloured belts to collect, which will be given out on grading days, starting from white belt and culminating in the Little Dragon Black Belt. These awards will help to keep your child motivated, and help to improve their confidence and self esteem.

As well as the above themes, your child will also be learning about courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control, indomitable spirit, and much more. They will be training their mind, as well as their body, encouraging them to grow into active and healthy youngsters. Once children become seven they can then move up to our junior Taekwon-Do classes, where they will then start training towards a Black Belt in Taekwon-Do.

Little Dragons classes are full of value, and are a must for children in today’s society. Give them the best start in life and register now.