Taekwondo4

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I help youth and adults achieve health and fitness goals with Taekwondo. Make your health a priority! Become fitter, healthier and happier with my martial arts classes!

Fun and engaging traditional martial arts classes The Lead Instructor at Taekwondo4Fitness
Mario Boser - Lead Instructor

What is Taekwondo?

The name certainly translates as the way of the foot and the fist – the art of kick, punching and unarmed combat.

Taekwondo is a Korean martial art that focuses on head-hight kicks, jumping and spinning, and fast kicking techniques. This sport has its roots in various Korean forms of martial arts stretching back more than 2000 years.

Tae” intends to break or attack with the foot.

Kwon” means to break with the fist.

Do” interprets as the art or way.

Taekwondo concentrates on combining combat techniques and self-defence and is an excellent form of exercise mixed with fun as an art.

As a sport, it has over 70 million practitioners across the world. It originates from South Korea, where the world governing body, the World Taekwondo (WT), is currently based.

In Taekwondo, attacking and defensive movements, including punching, kicking and blocking techniques, and differing stances, are done in a set series and are referred to as Poomsae. These basic movements bring together all the martial art skills in a graceful yet powerful manner.

Poomsae forms are a significant part of Taekwondo’s promotion process, and practitioners must demonstrate a good understanding of the forms before they can progress to the next grade. For more information about Taekwondo and the basics, please follow the link here.

The Lead Instructor at Taekwondo4Fitness

About Me

1:1 COACHING & FUN AND ENGAGING TAEKWONDO CLASSES ONLINE AND VENUE-BASED IN KOŠICE IN SLOVAKIA!

Taekwondo4Fitness is a family-friendly martial arts school based in Košice in Slovakia, offering martial arts classes, fitness, discipline, self-defence, online and venue-based for kids and adults. Students and their parents can be confident of being professionally trained to the highest standards and in a fun and controlled environment.

Taekwondo4Fitness was founded in May 2019 with British Taekwondo, the largest governing body in the United Kingdom. In March 2021, it became a member of the Independent Taekwondo Organisation. The ITO runs as an independent free community.

It is not affiliated with any association or alliance and works with Korean Combat Martial Arts, ITF HQ and WT Kukkiwon HQ. It is not bound to any instructions of higher institutions and can decide in a free and well-being way to its members.

All good martial artists and Taekwondo practitioners live by the code of ethics. They are expected to continuously maintain the Five Tenets of Taekwondo: etiquette, modesty, perseverance, self-control, and indomitable spirit.

The five tenets guide a student’s behaviour – inside and outside the dojang. As a Taekwondo Instructor, it is my commitment to preserving these principles.

I am very passionate about fitness, nutrition and a healthy, active lifestyle. I work hard to achieve my health and fitness goals. Continued professional development (CPD) and further training are crucial for staying up-to-date with my knowledge and skillset.

WHY ME?

My martial arts journey started in 1989 when I was 13 years old. I trained in countries like Germany, Austria, Slovakia and the United Kingdom and had great mentors who taught me the various aspects of Taekwondo. For the past 30 years, I have been practising the World Taekwondo style in different schools across Europe.

My goal is to inspire and motivate the youth and adults to become more active, make healthier choices, and share the experience of shaping oneself into a better person each and every day. I became a Taekwondo Instructor to help my students achieve their health and fitness goals with martial arts.

I deliver fun and engaging martial arts classes for all ages and abilities online and venue-based in Košice, Slovakia. I also offer 1:1 Coaching in German, English and Slovak languages to work with you on specific areas to help you achieve your goals, for example, improving the required skills to pass a belt promotion exam. This is also an excellent opportunity for beginners to get started more quickly.

Specific areas are, for example

  • Taekwondo basics (stances, hand and foot techniques)
  • Taegeuk Poomsae
  • One-Step-Sparring
  • Self-Defence
  • Korean Terminology
  • Fitness and flexibility
  • etc.

Book a free strategy call with me here to clarify what challenges you have been facing and what you are trying to achieve. I look forward to hearing from you soon.

MARIO BOSER, LEAD INSTRUCTOR

Health Benefits

You do not just pay for Taekwondo! You invest in the fitness, health and opportunities that this sport provides to help you develop the attributes that will serve you throughout your life and allow you to endow others’ lives.

Taekwondo is an excellent form of exercise and fantastic martial art, bringing health improvements such as balance, flexibility, stamina, strength and posture.

It reduces the risk of developing several diseases like type 2 diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease. In addition to the physical health improvements, Taekwondo is also known to benefit mental health through increased confidence, improved self-esteem, focus, concentration levels and self-discipline.

If you want to get fit and lose weight, you need to fix your diet! You can’t overtrain a lousy diet, and eventually, the bad eating habits will translate into your health.

TESTIMONIALS

Tracey T.
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Mario is great, and I love the classes - everyone is so friendly! I’m getting fitter and more flexible each week and learning Taekwondo too. Definitely recommend!”
Antonio F.
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Great club! Mario is enthusiastic and a great motivator. He strikes a great balance between high and realistic expectations to help us improve and achieve our goals.”
Maxxi D.
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Amazing experience loved it 😀
Oscar D.
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We are well aware of the effort you put into each child in your class. Thank you for going above and beyond for our sons and daughter and being such a caring and important part of our community.
Steven S.
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Amazing experience with Taekwondo4Fitness - learnt some great tactics and Mario definitely knows his stuff..so devoted to his sport and it shows in his teaching!
Elaine S.
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As a a beginner I have such little experience of martial arts. Have learnt so much in the last few weeks - thanks to Taekwondo4Fitness - highly recommended.
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