Taekwon-Do Club delivers self defence class for incoming UCC Plus+ students

The Taekwon-Do Club held an orientation for UCC Plus incoming students in the Mardyke Arena on the 27th of August as part of the UCC Clubs Executive annual initiative. This consisted of approximately 120 students being broken up into 6 groups and distributed evenly between six clubs. It was run from 8pm to 10 pm and the rough schedule was

7:45 – 8:10pm : You all arrive and get prepared in whatever way you need to.
8:10 – 8:15pm : Students arrive and are guided to their first activity.
8:15 – 8:55pm : First Club Activity.
8:55 – 9:05pm : Swap over between clubs. 
9:05 – 9:45pm : Second Club Activity.
9:45 – 10:00pm : Tidy up and head home.

Each club hosted two taster sessions and the night was divided up in the following fashion.

Studio 1 : Judo
Studio 4 : Dance
Studio 5 : Taekwon-Do
Studio 7 : Fencing
Squash Courts : Squash
Climbing Wall : Mountaineering.

Many thanks to UCC black belts who facilitated the self defense workshop: Master JB McCarthy, Mr Cormac McCarthy, Mr Omed Poshdary and Mr Michael Twomey.