Martial arts at Jonathan Gloag is taught from Junior School (class 2 and 3) to the middle school (class 4 and 5). Pupils learn martial art in a controlled class with set rules to avoid injurying each other. There are two classes per week; one for the junior school and the other one for the middle school. The classes are structured as follows
Part 1-Kihon: Basics of martial art are learned here, I.e. warm-up, punching, kicks, blocking and posture stands
Part 2-Kata: Specified series of a variety of moves with stepping and turning while attempting to maintain perfect form
Part 3-Kumite: A form of controlled fighting style in which a person trains against an adversary using techniques learned from Kata and Kihon
Part 4-Self Defence: A variety of advernced techniques that includes kicks,fists,weapons and use of an opponent's momentum to ground them.
This term (Term 1 year 2020); We are very happy to have been joined by our current grade 2 pupils.
These is a beginner's class. We will be training more on martial arts basics and discipline
For our seniors we will be training more on a combination of advanced technics that we will be demonstring during this year's prize giving day event.