London news The Grenfell Taewkwondo kids being called 'exceptional' by an Olympic coach Uk news

MetiNews.Com - Online classes with Master John Webster have been a massive boost to their health during lockdown

London news The Grenfell Taewkwondo kids being called 'exceptional' by an Olympic coach Uk news

MetiNews.Com - Online classes with Master John Webster have been a massive boost to their health during lockdown

London news  The Grenfell Taewkwondo kids being called 'exceptional' by an Olympic coach Uk news
08 April 2021 - 12:15

Breaking News ! Get FREE email updates for West LondonInvalid EmailSomething went wrong, please try again later.I'M IN!When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy noticeTop Taekwondo teacher John Webster says children he teaches in North Kensington are “exceptional”. He should know as he’s a coach for the New Zealand Olympic team. The London-based Taekwondo Master hopes he will join the Olympic hopefuls in Tokyo for this summer’s games if Covid rules allow. But while he has been coaching the top athletes remotely, he’s also been working with children who normally train with him at the Jaguars and Golden Eagles group at the Curve centre in North Kensington. The Curve was set up after the tragic Grenfell fire in June 2017 and provides health, therapy and wellbeing services in North Kensington - it also helps lots of kids living in a deprived area have much better opportunities.

. "They are exceptional,” he says, and hopes that the sport is giving them aspirations to be good martial artists and use the skills they pick up to help them. When he first ran a course at the centre he thought it would just be for six weeks. But it continued and when lockdown started he transferred the classes online. Taekwondo Master John Webster who has held thousands of online classes during lockdown pictured with some of the children he teaches (Image: John Webster) “It’s very different teaching the kids on Zoom rather than face to face," he says. "I think the kids deserve it more. “They turn up week in, week out when they are doing homework as well. I think it’s remarkable. When school was closed there was nothing that they were doing that was normal. This was some normality.” Read More Related Articles

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London news The Grenfell Taewkwondo kids being called 'exceptional' by an Olympic coach Uk news


London news The Grenfell Taewkwondo kids being called 'exceptional' by an Olympic coach Uk news


London news The Grenfell Taewkwondo kids being called 'exceptional' by an Olympic coach Uk news


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