Sparring. Sometimes when parents watch a martial arts class at Sidekicks and see their child sparring for the first time, they may wonder what is going on?
Be assured, that its safe. The kids wear padded headgear, gloves, boots and as a safety measure, reinforced chest gear, groin protectors, masks, which are all required protective sparring gear. Hence, there is less chance of injuries occurring.
Furthermore, even the Sidekicks floor is padded, to mitigate injures. When they spar, its under trained supervision of the instructors and GMO.
Kids training in martial arts practice sparring as one of the testing components to get to the next belt level.
Sparring skills that Sidekicks Taekwondo students have to learn is structured and very specific. Each Sidekicks belt rank has it’s own unique sparring moves.
Check it out in some of the Sidekicks You Tube videos.