Korean

Korean martial arts styles include well known arts such as Taekwondo, Tang Soo Do, Hapkido, and many other arts.

Kuk Sool Won

Kuk Sool Won is beautiful and dynamic "hard-soft" style of martial arts emphasizing speed and fluidity. At the same time it is an elegant...

How Tae Kwon Do Won the West Part 1

Ike was in the White House and Elvis had just rocketed to rock 'n' roll prominence when a 24 year old, 3rd degree black...

Tang Soo Do Moo Duk Kwan

The martial arts system of "Tang Soo Do Moo Duk Kwan" was founded in 1945 by  Grandmaster Hwang Kee. It originated from the ancient Korean...

Hwa Rang Do: The Way of the Flower of Manhood

One of the oldest Korean arts of combat. Hwa rang do means "the way of the flower of manhood," since it was originally taught...

History of Native Korean Martial Arts

Part 1: The majority of today's Korean martial artists believe that the origin of martial arts came only from China. In particular, it is...

Tang Soo Do: A Mixture of Hard and Soft Styles

Tang Soo Do is a Korean martial art with an emphasis on kicking. Tang Soo Do stylists use what they feel are the strongest weapons on...

Kum Do

Kum Do (Kendo) - The art of sword fencing Guhapdo (Iado) - The art of drawing the sword and cutting Ki Kong -...

Taekwondo, Taekwon-do, Tae Kwon-do, Tae Kwon Do

Taekwondo is a Korean martial art and the national sport of South Korea. In Korean, tae means "to strike or break with foot"; kwon...

History of Soo Bahk Do or Tang Soo Do

The necessity to know history. In 1945, Moo Duk Kwan was found in order to spread, prosper and create understanding of Soo Bahk Do (now...

Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan

In 1945 Grandmaster Hwang Kee founded the martial arts system of "Tang Soo Do Moo Duk Kwan". It originated from the ancient Korean martial...

The History of Tae Kwon Do

The History of Tae Kwon Do is two thousand years old and the martial art form originated in Korea. It is based on the premise...

Bong Soo Han and Hapkido, The Total Weapon

Hapkido Grand Master Bong Soo Han rocketed to fame in the 70’s when he choreographed and performed in the hit movie “Billy Jack.”   He...

Tukong Moosul

Tukong Moosul gets its name from the elite Tu Kong (Special Combat) commando unit of the South Korean Army. The originators of Tukong Moosul...

The Martial Art of Yudo

Archaeologists have shown that cultural and technical advancement came to Korea through China. In turn, these advancements were later taken to Japan from Korea....

Ken Park Family Secrets of a Korean Martial Arts Clan

There was a time when the only way a person could learn a martial art was to be taught that skill in secret, usually...

Tae Soo Do

Tae Soo Do was created by Supreme Grandmaster Dr. Joo Bang Lee as an undergraduate program to Hwa Rang Do®. Like Karate and Tae...

Grand Master Chae T. Goh’s Moo Do

Grand Master Chae T. Goh was a student and teacher of several martial arts in Japan, Korea and Vietnam before coming to the United...

Taekkyeon

Taekkyeon is a fluid, full-body Korean martial art that focuses on kicks, leg sweeps and acrobatic lower body movements. The practice, which dates back...

Hapmudo

Hapmudo is a system of self-defense based on fundamental offensive and defensive techniques. These techniques can be classified as follows: Empty hands against empty hands. Empty hands...

Han-Pul

Han-Pul is a Korean style of martial art unlike most popular styles. Han-Pul is for people of all ages interested in the serious pursuit...