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Adult Taekwondo and Hapkido


Prospective Student:
If you are looking for a great way to stay in shape without getting bored we have the answer! For over 200 years the people of the East have looked towards martial arts as the perfect way to increase fitness, flexibility and stamina. In fact martial arts is the world’s best all around workout because not only does it give your body an awesome work out but it sharpens your mind as well!

That’s right! Martial arts improves your focus and concentration while it reduces your stress for a longer healthier life!

A Korean martial art, An Olympic Sport, and A Way Of Life

Literally translated, TAE means to strike with the foot, KWON means to strike with the hand , and DO means the “Way” or “ART”. Therefore loosely translated TaeKwonDo is the “Art of Kicking and Punching”

Taekwondo is more than the definition reveals. It is an art that strengthens the mind and body while teaching valuable philosophies and lessons. Taekwondo is a martial art that includes physical techniques, mental discipline, and philosophy.

Physically – develops balance and coordination, gains strength, increases flexibility, improves cardiovascular conditioning, stress reduction, weight loss and management, and teaches self defense skills.

Mentally – builds self-confidence, improves self control, develops self-discipline, a positive attitude, and teaches patience and perseverance.

Philosophically – teaches Courtesy, Integrity, Honesty, and Respect.

There are over 25 million Taekwondo practitioners making it the most widely practiced martial art in the world.

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Literally, the term Hapkido is derived from three Korean words:

Hap: the coordination of mind & body.

Ki: the inner energy that is created and manifested through “Hap”.

Do: the self-controlled and disciplined life necessary to create “Hap” and “Ki”.

Hapkido is a complete martial art style that utilizes kicks, punches, pressure point techniques, throws, joint locks and ki development to prepare the practitioner for personal protection.

While other martial arts are considered “hard style” mostly relying on physical power and are offense oriented. Hapkido is “soft style” and defensive in its approach, emphasizing throws, twists, joint locks and pressure point techniques to defend yourself.

Hapkido emphasizes self-discipline and personal development, to build defensive skill sets and confidence in the practitioner.

 In order to defend against attacks, Hapkido teaches corresponding offensive techniques. For instance, before teaching defense against kicks and punches, kicks and punches are taught.

Hapkido techniques are the perfect self-defense tool as the techniques minimize injuries to an assailant. They are designed to completely subdue an opponent but can be easily elevated to a more serious level if the threat posed is grave in nature.

Mastering Hapkido, or simply learning to fall properly or perform a new kick or self defense technique, is not only about body awareness and physical technique, it is the first and most important step to give you confidence and a skill set that one can utilize if faced with a threat of harm to you or your family.

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