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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    What accidents exist within Taekwondo?


    What accidents exist within Taekwondo?

    Taekwondo has become a popular sport among people of all ages in recent years. Not only is it a great way to stay fit, it also enables people to develop better self-esteem and improve their sense of self-confidence.

    Learning the art of improving one’s physical and mental control

    People can learn the art of self-defence, become more physically coordinated and enhance their quality of life by taking more control of it. Many teachers of Taekwondo follow programmes devised by the World Martial Arts Academy, which provides numerous courses such as the Black Belt Club and the Master of Discipline programmes.

    Many people practice Taekwondo in large groups to benefit from a motivational atmosphere and to meet like-minded people with similar fitness goals. However, when training in teams, occasional accidents like slips and trips can occur, which is why it is imperative for organisers to be fully aware of their health and safety obligations to avoid having to deal with claims like a repetitive strain injury claim.

    All exercise involves risks

    Like all forms of physical exercise, there is always a risk of slips, trips and falls during Taekwondo, no matter what your level of experience. If you experience an injury that you believe was not your fault, you could be entitled to claim compensation. For example, you may be able to claim if you were injured by another player and had to seek injury compensation. Common injuries that can be sustained during Taekwondo can include neck injuries, fractures, or more serious injuries involving the brain or spine, which could be comparable to being injured in a road traffic accident in extreme cases.

    The self-discipline techniques and improved fitness that people can achieve with Taekwondo can also help them succeed in many other sports or personal fitness regimes. However, a serious injury like a slip or fall could have a significant impact on your physical health and overall well-being.

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    Contact Accident Advice Helpline if you’ve suffered an injury that wasn’t your fault

    If you think you might have an eligible injury claim such as a work accident claim or a car crash claim, don’t hesitate to contact Accident Advice Helpline today. We can let you know if your claim is likely to be successful in a matter of seconds and how much you could be entitled in compensation. For your convenience, even if your claim can’t be approved, you won’t be obliged to pay us any fees, because we operate under a no win no fee** policy.

    Date Published: September 30, 2014

    Author: Accident Advice

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