During the point form sparring in Haidong Gumdo, bamboo or wooden swords are used but no armours are worn by the practitioners. Haidong Gumdo. USA Haidong Gumdo Seminar Second half of year 2 (Prepare federation Sponge(form) Sword); Hosin-Gumdo Part 1 (Self-defense with short sword). Haidong Gumdo is a martial art that originates from an ancient Korean country called These have become the official forms (Gum Bup) of Haidong Gumdo.

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They continued their way of life, and over a period of years, their descendants created the Japanese Samurai class.

To achieve 4th Dan Blackbelt in our programs, there are: VTA has a school wide curriculum that comprises what would be a full program for 4 different styles: Almost years after the Koguryo dynasty, the majestic history of Korean sword arts through Haidong Gumdo was brought back.

This is the eighth form of Haidong Gumdo. This is the tenth form of Haidong Gumdo. Among them, the outstanding ones were called Samurang and they were always at the front line of the battle against forma. There are a multitude of historical Korean sword arts that Haodong Kim trained in, including Sang So Do two handed sword training and others. Kim modernised the art and established his Dojang in Ahn Yang city on July 24, Apart from the championship a fun and educational program has been set up, in order for you to get the most out of your stay here.

If hidong rate seems too slow, use a heavier sword.

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Rather, it takes pride in being the most realistic sword art. If you are looking for gumxo “phoney” sword style that teaches boring and unrealistic techniques!

Master Kim had received his initial training in Kumdo, or Korean Kendo the Japanese sword haidog but Master Kim had felt that the art was too Japanese, and focused on one on one sparring. President Kim and I hope every US masters be there.

Thus, as descendants of Great Koguryo that ruled over the north for years, the founders of Haidong Gumdo hope all who practice it will inherit this will of the ancient Samurang and teach the world the spirit of Koguryo through Haidong Gumdo.


Develop the Efficient Cut by practicing cuts approximately 3 times a week with this drum beat. If you would like anything posted on the U. These videos were made in an effort to help with our home-training. Jeong-Ho Kim, beginning in Forms are pre-arranged sequences of movement which teach students the hundreds of ways to defend and attack with the sword in a smooth and fluid motion.

The success of the Koguryo warriors they led were without precedent in Korean history. From July 25th to 27th inGimdo World Haidong Gumdo Championship was also successfully held with over 10, competitors from 31 countries. The traditional method of handing down this material verbally, while adequate, can be time consuming as you hidong to always be in the gym to learn it. Way of The Korean Sword! There is so much information on these DVD’s April 23rd, Attention: The official registration form with the exact participation fee will be sent to you as soon as possible.

Haidong Gumdo History

All training begins with Kibon Dongjak, which teaches all of the basic stances and cuts of Haidong Gumdo using a wooden sword Mokgum. In case you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the World Haidong Gumdo Federation.

Once 55bpm seems too slow, move up to 60bpm or use a heavier sword. For ancient Koguryo to stand years while China went through the Han dynasty to the Tang dynasty and the rise and fall of many countries especially those as renown as the country Dongijock, is no small accomplishment. This is the fifth form of Haidong Gumdo.

While no one has ever learned martial arts solely over the Internet, we believe that this tool will be invaluable for supplementing class instruction and helping you or your child become the best martial artist possible. Ssang Soo Forms When I graduated and left Canada, I filmed my instructor performing all of the forms we practiced as well as a few I had not yet learned so that I could continue training in Edinburgh. The history of the Samurang is very interesting, highly debated, and not well known.


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The basic techniques of Haidong Gumdo include fencing, cutting, thrusting, combat and abdominal breathing exercises and are the foundation that helped Koguryo’s Samurang become Koguryos most powerful warriors in its history.

The Samurangs became generals and helped defend against the aggressive neighboring countries and contributed a great deal to Koguryo’s stability and security. Therefore, one of the main features of Haidong Gumdo is not the simplicity of Japanese Kendo nor the complexity of Chinese Kung-Fu sword arts.

Taekwondo and Haidong Gumxo. We would like to ask you to forward this information to all students who are interested in participating in the 6th World Haidong Gumdo Championship. Welcome to my interest in martial arts. I studied this sword martial art for two years in Canada while doing my masters degree, and continued training in Edinburgh Scotland.

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Overview Programs Jido Kwan Instructor. These basic techniques will form the foundation of the students sword skills.

Past and present students have learnt valuable life skills they can use in everyday life from learning the martial arts of Taekwondo and Haidong Gumdo. Currently, Haidong Gumdo vorms one of the world’s fastest growing martial arts with a million practitioners and over 1, training centers in 50 countries.

One step attacks allow students to practice blocking and cutting sequences with a partner in a safe and controlled manner. History of the Samurang The history of the Samurang is very interesting, highly debated, and not well known.