Union, April 14, 2011.
To José Egea, practicing taekwondo is not just a way to stay in sport and fitness, but a whole philosophy of life that involves a lot of discipline, respect for people and technical maturity, where applicable, may even save lives, as you know well his students at the Escuela Municipal de Taekwondo Union.
Born and raised in the Santa Barbara, this unionense 46 years dedicated his life to protect people and to teach self-defense: it's escort and security officer at the Palace of Justice in San Javier, and 4 th Dan Traditional Taekwondo ITF , which is National Coach and International Umpire, 6 th Dan Police Self Defense, and International Instructor in this field.
Since 2005 the Municipal Pavilion of La Union is the usual training for the School of Taekwondo handling, where it currently has about a dozen people between 17 and 47 years taking classes on Monday and Wednesday from 21.00 to 22.00 with the aim of learn to defend themselves in certain situations, improve your technique and, why not compete.
That is what happened to the unionense Silvia Robles, a student of Business Administration, who at 19 is not only a 1 Â° Dan Traditional Taekwondo ITF, but has been medalist in several national championships, so "encourage the people know and practice this sport, and that has given me a lot of discipline, and also serves to vent and relieve stress. "
However, "the Traditional Taekwondo ITF focuses not only on the sporting side," says Egea, "but is a complete martial art that brings many values â€‹â€‹are missing, such as discipline and respect, elements which students must show from the locker room, where they learn to wear the uniform or 'dobock', to bend, pick up and save. That the parents noticed in the daily lives of their children. "
The taekwondo teacher knows there are many young and not so young people of La Union interested in practicing a martial art, so I asked "will come, it will improve in many aspects, there is work of breathing and other movements for self-defense skills personal, locks, etc., and then if they want to compete, they can do. "
Stakeholders, they would pay a monthly fee of 20 euros per month for training and annual leave of the Superior Council of Sports, in case you want to compete, can obtain more information in the Municipal Pavilion of La Union, located in the Career of Irun 17-19, or phone 968 33 75 41.
DEFENSE TO GENDER VIOLENCE
Moreover, the Municipal Pavilion of La Union this weekend held a free course that specializes in self-protection and self defense against Gender Violence, whose schedule will be Friday, April 15 from 16.30 to 19.30, and Saturday, April 16, from 10.00 to 13.30 and from 16.00 to 19.30.
This initiative, organized in collaboration with the Department of Sports City in La Union, is intended exclusively for women so that the participants learn to avoid dangerous situations and deal with others with greater security and confidence.
It deals with the types of violent behavior toward women in different contexts, this course will address the protection given to victims of domestic violence when they come to court, so will the presence of the Judge of the Court of Domestic Violence # 4 in San Javier, Sabina Alcaraz, who will advise on the rules in such cases.
Also attended by the local police out of San Pedro del Pinatar Antonio Herrera, Master degree in Criminology and Penitentiary Law, and defense specialists José Egea and local police in Los Alcazares Francisco Saura, National Coach in this area.
Source: Ayuntamiento de La Unión