I was teaching at a seminar a couple of weekends ago….After performing a joint lock, someone asked me, do you then break their arm with this? Without thinking I said “no, I would never break their arm. Why would I
The name ‘Hapkido’ actually combines three Korean words: Hap means the coordination of mind and body, Ki is the inner power needed to create hap, and Do refers to a disciplined life. It is this concept of discipline that can
“Where your mind goes your ki will follow.” A student can often get dragged out of his own experience when catching sight of his reflection in a mirror. Often students’ kicks improve remarkably as soon as I hold up a
A student came to me last week and said, “I love Hapkido, but I think I’ve reached my peak”. I was a little confused because that was not what I was thinking at all. “What do you mean?”, I questioned.