The art of self defense martial arts science .
Hap means combine
Ki means energy
Do means The path , the way , the system.
The founder Grand Master Choi Yong Sul
Lived in Japan for 30 years with the Grand Master Takeda Sokaku learning his art of Daito Ryu Jujutsu when Soke Takeda passed away DoJuNim Choi returned back to Korea .
Teaching YuSul a form of Aiki Jujutsu with native Korean kicks .
Later known has Hapkido
Hapkido is a soft art like Jujitsu .Hapkido is easy to learn the simplicity of moving in small or large circles.
3 principles of hapkido
Hwa means Harmony not to meet force with force.
Won means Circle to gain momentum over an attacker by off balance or mirrowing the attacker
Yu means Water the ability to move over , under , around , or through an attacker
Karate / Tae Kwon Do
punch / blocks / kicks
empty hand & weapons forms
Jujitsu is a well rounded art of self defense
Japanese JuJitsu sparring consist of Gi & no Gi submission Jujitsu and Sport JuJitsu all standup striking , throws , ground submissions
Japanese JiuJitsu is a Traditional old school JuJitsu self defense art with well rounded sport Jujitsu .
The way of the Ninja
This art comes from Japan under Soke Hatsumi
Was brought to the USA under Master Robert Bussey and taught to me under the North Carolina head instructor Sensei Tim Ross
Mr.Ryan studied American Ninjutsu under Sensei Ross in 2003 and trained off and on over the years earning his black belt in 2018.
started in 2001 to 2004 due to my friend rip (Big Bad) Jon Cottle
Master Jon Farlow flexibility & stretching routine.
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