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
Started Hapkido in 1997
Black belt in 2005
2nd degree black belt 2007
3rd degree black belt 2010
4th degree black belt 2012
5th degree black belt 2015
6th degree black belt 2017