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13 Days Taekwondo Summer Camp in Barcelona, Spain

  • Chois Castelldefels, Avenida Constitucion, 128 Castelldefels 08860 Barcelona España

Taekwondo Summer Training Camp in Spain

If you are looking for a different type of summer camp that will keep your kids physically active while making friends, having fun, and learning another language, Spanish, then look no further. You will train with experienced trainers who have competed in international tournaments. Join Chois Castelldefels' summer Taekwondo camp today!

Highlights

  • Training with champions
  • Taekwondo and martial arts training daily
  • Anti-bullying and self-defense sessions included
  • Challenging activities and exciting excursions
  • Games and character building activities
  • 12 nights of accommodation
  • 10 days with instruction
  • English
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Campers will stay with hosting families. You will be sleeping in a single room or in a shared one depending on the hosting families' house and number of rooms they have.

Program

Campers will be picked up from the airport and taken to the camp or their hosting families. Daily activities begin at 9:00 AM with field trips and programmed activities. Lunch will be provided by the hosting families, after a short break daily Spanish classes will be held and finally will be Taekwondo training sessions early in the evening.

Taekwondo

Taekwondo is a modern martial art, characterized by its fast, high, and spinning kicks. There are multiple interpretations of the name taekwondo. Taekwondo is often translated as 'the way of hand and foot', specifically:

Tae = 'to strike or block with the foot' or 'to kick', it also means 'jump'

K'won = 'Fist', 'to strike or block with hand'

Do = 'The way of' or 'art'.

Put this together and Taekwondo means: "The art of Kicking and Punching" or "The art of unarmed combat". The sport has been founded in Korea and is one of the popular modern martial arts.

Disciplines of Taekwondo

Taekwondo has four disciplines: patterns, sparring, self-defence, and breaktest. It is the combination of these four disciplines that makes the art called Taekwondo.

Objectives of Taekwondo

to develop an appreciation for Taekwondo as a sport and as an art

to achieve physical fitness through positive participation

to improve mental discipline and emotional equanimity

to learn self-defense skills

to develop a sense of responsibility for one self and others

Chois Castelldefels

Chois Castelldefels was founded more than thirty years ago in 1978 by Choi Won Chul, a Korean Consul based in Barcelona, and many of his students opened several clubs all over Catalonia with the name of Choi's. Under his management, the gym soon became the most important of the group. In 1983, Eusebio Agustín López became the senior Master of the gym giving way to its golden period. Under his watchful eye, several students achieved regional, national, European, world, and Olympìc tittles.

Indoor climbing/bouldering

Chocolate Museum

F.C. Barcelona Stadium, Barça

Shopping day

Beach games and training sessions

Training in the Castle gardens

and more

  • Eusebio Agustín López

    Eusebio Agustin is 5th black belt. He is the senior instructor of the gym and his experience in teaching Taekwondo is wide and deep. He started to practice Taekwondo at a very young age and soon developed a profound need of practicing it on a daily basis. Even though he has not participated in a big number of tournaments, he has trained and prepared several national, European, and international champions.

  • Rosa Moreno Augustin

    Rosa Moreno, Eusebio's wife, is 3 rd black belt. She was born in France and moved to Spain in her teens. She participated in her first championship at the age of 16 where she was proclaimed champion of Catalonia. After that she kept competing and acquiring international fame winning several European championships and by participating in the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games. She enjoys working and spending time with children, she is loving and has a lot of patience to teach Taekwondo to the youngest ones.

  • Rodrigo Diaz

    Rodrigo Diaz is a young proactive man which has recently earned his black belt. He is considered one of the best English teacher in the town of Castelldefels, and the idea of mixing Taekwondo and Spanish was his. He loves languages and studying them. His passion for teaching is equal to his passion for learning.

The gym is strategically located and very well connected with Barcelona. It is even closer to the airport.

Castelldefels

The charming town of Castelldefels is well known for its fine grained golden sand beach. It is 4.8 km long with an average width of 80 m. The townspeople are open, friendly, and helpful.

Barcelona

Barcelona is located in the northeastern part of the Mediterranean coast of the Iberian Peninsula. It is the second largest city in Spain in both size and population: more than 4 million for the Barcelona metropolitan area. It is also the capital of Catalonia, one of the Spain autonomous regions. There are two official languages spoken in Barcelona: Catalan, generally spoken in all of Catalonia, and Castillian Spanish.

Barcelona will be always associated with the powerful and splendid Modernisme architecture (Catalan Art Nouveau) of Antoni Gaudi. But Barcelona is also the city of Picasso and Miro. It’s also a home for gorgeous beaches, serene parks and gardens, uniquely preserved medieval historic quarter Barri Gotic, fine museums, and elegant restaurants with gastronomical delights.

Your trip to Barcelona will most likely be a journey of discovery. Barcelona and the rest of Catalonia are very different from the rest of Spain. For centuries, the Catalans were fighting for their cultural identity. Here is your chance to learn something new about the Catalan language, people, history, and traditions you may have known very little about.

It is well worth buying a good guide book to Barcelona. If you own an iPod or MP3 player, then audio guides can take you through Barcelona on guided walks, good for students and exchange students.

Activities
  • Indoor climbing
General
  • Beach nearby

Campers will enjoy Mediterranean diet provided by the hosting families.

Beach games

Make new friends

  • 12 nights accommodation
  • Airport pickup
  • Food
  • Health insurance
  • Training daily
  • Transportation
  • Airfare travel
  • Miscellaneous expenses
  • Travel insurance

Arrival by airplane

Arrive at Barcelona airport (BCN) and you will be picked up to your hosting family.