Tues, Wed, Thur @ 7:30pm
Instructor: Master Shane Miller, 5th Degree Black Belt
The Korean Art of Self Defense
The Martial Art “HapKiKo” meanso “the way of coordinating energy” or “power in harmony with nature and man”. It is a martial art practiced entirely for self-defense.
Hapkido is distinguished by three essential techniques:
1. Passivity when opposing force
2. Countering and attacking with circular ovements
3. Absolute penetration of an opponent’s defense
Classical Hapkido includes more than 3600 techniques!!! involving: Finger pressure points, Offensive choking, Control and redirection, Chokes to subdue an attacker, Joint breaking, Weapons techniques are also a part of HapkiDo study (sword, cane, fan, rope, short/middle/long staff, etc). Holds and takedowns, Defense against kicking, punching, holding and throwing, Defense against writ and clothing gras, Thros (body, projection and leg throws), Joint manipulation.