Talking about Taekwon-Do: An Ethnographic Study Exploring Children’s Experiences of Participating in International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF) Taekwon-Do, in a North of England Taekwon-Do School

Ashton-Goldthorpe, L. (Speaker), Lewis, K. (Speaker), Tobbell, J. (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPoster presentation

Description

Conclusive evidence regarding the effects of martial arts withinresearch literature remains scarce. In addition, little is knownabout how children experience participation, and involvement inmartial arts (Theeboom, De Knop & Vertonghen, 2009).This study aims to address the evident gap in literature and research, that explores children’s participation and involvement in Taekwon-Do. This area has been identified through pre-empiricalreading, thus the intention the an original contribution to theknowledge base.
PeriodApr 2018
Event titleBritish Sociological Association Annual Conference: Identity, Community and Social Solidarity
Event typeConference
LocationNewcastle, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionNational