ELITE FREESTYLE HAPKIDO ASSOCIATION
WHAT IS HAPKIDO
A soft art that employs Joint Locks / Destructions , Throws , Acu Points/ nerve strikes , takedowns ,multiple attackers, Punches ,Kicks ,Grappling ,Counters , and Holds,on the ground self defense .weapons disarm .
Weapons like cane ,stick, short stick ,rope, knife, gun , sword ,and every day modern weapons
HAPKIDO IS A WELL ROUNDED MARTIAL ARTS SCIENCE
HAPKIDO TEACHES LIFE SKILLS FROM BOTH STANDUP TO GROUND FIGHTING .
HAPKIDO IS A 100 % SELF - DEFENSE MARTIAL ARTS
NO KATA'S / ALL HANDS ON PRACTICLE SELF DEFENSE
HAP MEANS COORDINATE / HARMONY
KI MEANS ENERGY / MERIDIANS/ACU POINTS / ENERGY AS THE SAME MANNER BLOOD FLOWS THROUGH ARTERIES AND VEINS /BREATHING TECHNIQUES .
DO MEANS SYSTEM /THE WAY /THE PATH
The 3 principles of hapkido .
1.Hwa - Nonresistance principle = Rlaxed .
2.Won - Circle principle = Gaining momentum by flowing over,under and around the attacker.
3.Yu - The water / Flexible principle = Soft adaptable strength of water .
The use of small , half , or big circles to redirect force .
we never meet force with force .
Hapkido teaches us to use leverage , and change bone structure to subdue a much heavy or bigger attacker