Hankumdo

Hankumdo is a Korean sword-art where the basic techniques are based on the letters of the Korean alphabet, Hangul. The goal of hankumdo is to teach people how to defend themselves and at the same time offer them exercises to stay healthy. It also is meant to give practitioners the means to come to a deeper understanding of martial arts principles. It aims to make this easy by using the Korean...

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Hankido

The name hankido is a mix of the name Hanguk (the Korean name for their country) and hapkido. The resulting word hankido is often written with the han in archaic Korean, where the letter “a” (ㅏ) is written as a . (dot). Hankido aims to be a martial art for and from the Korean people, accessible to everyone. In Korea, there are numerous type of martial arts, but almost none...

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Han Mu Do

Han Mu Do is a traditional Korean martial art form founded by Dr. He-Young Kimm in 1989, after more than forty years of training & research in Korean martial arts systems. Han Mu Do is comprised of the study of empty hand techniques, the study of weapons, the study of Ki, and the study of martial arts philosophy. Han Mu Do, founded by Dr. He-Young Kimm, is a comprehensive martial arts ...

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Gwon Gyokdo

Gwon Gyokdo (more commonly known as Kun Gek Do) is a Korean hybrid of Martial Art and Sport. The National Kun Gek Do headquarters is located in Pusan, Korea. The system was founded by Jung Do-Mo. The system is a hybrid combination of the traditional Korean styles and the strange-but-effective sport of Muay Thai that originated in Thailand. The name Kun Gek Do: “Kun” is really...

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Ssireum

Ssireum (also called Sirum, Korean: 씨름) is a Korean wrestling style. It is the national sport of Korea, reflecting the philosophical outlook of Korea. In the modern form each contestant wears a belt that wraps around the waist and the thigh. Ssireum is a peaceful competition focusing on harmony and unison. The victory is sought through a series of techniques, which inflict little...

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Taekyon

Taekkyeon is a traditional Korean martial art, probably stemming from Subak and Ssirum. It is uncertain when Subak was first practiced in Korea, but it may have existed many centuries ago. The first source mentioning Taekkyon is the book Manmulbo (also Jaemulbo), written around 1790 by Lee, Sung-Ji. Taekkyeon is also frequently romanized informally as Taekkyon or Taekyon. Today, it is officially...

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Tang Soo Do

Tangsoodo or Tang Soo Do is an empty handed, traditional Korean martial art of self defense. Tang Soo Do (Hangul: 당수도) is the Korean pronunciation of the Chinese characters 唐手道. In Japanese, these characters mean “karate-do”, but in contemporary Japanese karate-do is written with different characters (空手道). The Japanese...

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Soo Bahk Do Belt and Uniform Requirements

The Soo Bahk Do | What is Soo Bahk Do | Soo Bahk Do Description | Origins of Soo Bahk Do | Moo Duk Kwan | Soo Bahk Do Art and Style | Soo Bahk Do Philosophy | Belt and Uniform Requirements | General Terminology | Moo Duk Kwan Flag The Uniform: The uniform or the training suit is properly called Do Bok. This is a Composite word combining Do ”way of life” with Bok...

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Soo Bahk Do General Terminology

The Soo Bahk Do | What is Soo Bahk Do | Soo Bahk Do Description | Origins of Soo Bahk Do | Moo Duk Kwan | Soo Bahk Do Art and Style | Soo Bahk Do Philosophy | Belt and Uniform Requirements | General Terminology | Moo Duk Kwan Flag Soo Bahk Do is a family activity that emphasizes and supports strong core values that thousands of families across the U.S. resonate with. Why not...

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Moo Duk Kwan Flag

The Soo Bahk Do | What is Soo Bahk Do | Soo Bahk Do Description | Origins of Soo Bahk Do | Moo Duk Kwan | Soo Bahk Do Art and Style | Soo Bahk Do Philosophy | Belt and Uniform Requirements | General Terminology | Moo Duk Kwan Flag Kwan Gi – The Moo Duk Kwan flag (Kwan Gi) represents the organisation or style of the martial art, Soo Bahk Do. It has both physical and...

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