Teaching games for understanding: Tae Kwon Do junior student's training (free fight)

Cheuk Yin CHEUNG, Yuk Kwong Raymond LIU

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to investigate whether Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU) approach can be implemented in Tae Kwon Do Junior Students’ training to promote their interest of participation. Two groups of Tae Kwon Do junior student including 15 each were invited to be subjects. One group adopted TGfU approach whereas the other group was taught by traditional approach. Two different teaching approach lesson plans were prepared for an experienced coach to follow. After six lessons, there was a significant difference between two groups about the enjoyment of the Tae Kwon Do free fight. It was also indicated that students’ participation in this training were directly affected by their enjoyment.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2005

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Cheung, C. Y., & Liu, Y. K. R. (2005, December). Teaching games for understanding: Tae Kwon Do junior student's training (free fight). Paper presented at the III Teaching Games for Understanding International Conference 2005, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, China.

Keywords

  • Development of Disciplinary Knowledge (e.g. Sociology, Psychology)
  • Secondary Education