20 September 2022

Para Taekwondo shines at Paralympics Australia Multisport Day

20 September 2022

Earlier this month, Paralympics Australia held a multisport day in Toowoomba, regional Queensland. These events are an excellent opportunity to learn more about the Para-sports and programs on offer in the local area.

Over 20 participants were able to try a variety of Para-sports, meet and speak with Australian Paralympians, connect with local Clubs and have fun.

Tokyo bronze medalist in Para Taekwondo, Janine Watson. Photo courtesy of Paralympics Australia

Para Taekwondo was a sport that participants were keen to learn more about, with Tokyo bronze medalist in Para Taekwondo, Janine Watson, on hand to take participants through basic taekwondo skills, including self-defence scenarios.

“I like that Taekwondo is not just about learning a sport but also learning an important life skill that could help my children out one day. I used to do martial arts when I was a teenager and loved it; maybe I should start up again with my children,” said a parent of one of the participants.

To find out about an upcoming multisport day near you, head to the Paralympics Australia website to get invloved.

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