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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For more information, we recommend reading the excellent book, Kwanjangnim Original Haidong Gumdo by Mr. Through their leadership, an ancient Chinese country Su with two million invaders was defeated which had never been done before.


They are demonstrated slowly and at full speed so you can see how each form should be done without any stops in it. The Samurangs became generals and helped defend against the aggressive neighboring countries and contributed a great deal to Koguryo’s stability and security. 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.

The club’s atmosphere is family friendly and inviting. Kim modernised the art and established forma Dojang in Ahn Yang city on July fotms, This is the sixth form of Haidong Gumdo. However, as there was no one in Edinburgh to push me, I developed drum beats at different rates to push us when we did our initial straight cuts. Although the Chinese occupiers worked hard to obliterate all written references to forjs traditional Korean martial arts, these warriors practiced in secret and preserved their history handed down verbally from master to student.

From July 25th to 27th inThe World Haidong Gumdo Championship was also successfully gumeo with over 10, competitors from 31 countries.

Once 60bpm seems too slow, move up to 65bpm or use a heavier sword. VTA has a school wide curriculum that comprises what would be a full program for 4 different styles: World Haidong Gumdo Federation Email: He sought out training in the hidden Korean sword arts to help bring them to light much like had occurred with Taekwondo empty hand techniques.

Taekwondo and Haidong Gumdo. Haidong Gumdo is a martial art that originates from an ancient Korean country called Koguryo B. The year is the year in which we mark the 30th anniversary since the establishment of Haidong Gumdo in Overview Programs Jido Kwan Instructor.


Way of The Korean Sword! This is the ninth form of Haidong Gumdo. If you are looking for some easy home-study martial arts program where you can “buy” your Black Belt and never have to train or demonstrate your skill!

Every applicable student and parent will get their own unique user ID and password. Over separate videos on our entire curriculum of kicks, punches, blocks, forms, one-steps, breaking holds, forms, breaks, sparring, etc up to 4th dan. Become a Master of The Sword. To augment our classes we have built a web based system to help you learn. This is the twelth form of Haidong Gumdo. Once 55bpm seems too slow, move up to 60bpm or use a heavier sword. Website by Roy Peake. These cuts are done in an effort to develop the Efficient Cut, and you can see six videos below of us doing this to different rates.

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I studied this sword forrms art for two years in Canada while doing my masters degree, and continued training in Edinburgh Scotland. All training begins with Kibon Dongjak, which teaches all of hsidong basic stances and cuts of Haidong Gumdo using a wooden sword Mokgum. Over instructional step by step instructions with pictures on that same curriculum A Korean language instruction system with audio instruction Kickbook – a social network similar to Facebook where all our students can post photos, videos, and exchange posts and messages.

To achieve 4th Dan Blackbelt in our programs, there are: 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. These videos were made in an effort to help with our home-training. 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.

Haidong Gumdo Techniques 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 success of the Koguryo warriors they led were without precedent in Korean history. These have become the official forms Gum Bup of Haidong Gumdo.


They spoke Chinese and Japanese and became hermit monks to escape the Chinese ethnic cleansing that began. Would you like to supplement your current Haidong Gumdo training with videos? From there students will work on forms Gumbup depending on their rank.

Other historical Korean sword arts include: Haidongg and present students have learnt valuable life skills they can use in everyday life from learning the martial arts of Taekwondo and Haidong Gumdo. Fforms you would like anything posted on the U. If you are looking to learn an extreme gumdi arts sword style where you do back flips through the air and swing the sword like a cheerleader twirling a baton!

This is the second form of Haidong Gumdo. HDGD seminar schedule first half of If you have any question let me know that by phone call or email I hope meet every US masters this time and training all together. These warriors with their knowledge of sword fighting and Do the right way were an enormous help to the great Koguryo Kings.

I’m interested in a few different types, but currently only my Korean sword martial art called Haidong Gumdo is highlighted here.

In case you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the World Haidong Gumdo Federation. The traditional method of handing down this material verbally, while adequate, can be time consuming as you have to always be in the gym to gimdo it.

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Parents will be able to see all the material for each of their children for haidomg next test, as well as monitor attendance, send messages to instructors or other parents, and get personalize schedules for all their kids they can even download to their Blackberry or iPhone.

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. Master Kim To address the shortfalls with Kumdo, Master Kim created Haidong Gumdo to be based on techniques for war and one warrior against many others.

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