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Tag Archives: Joo Bang Lee

Hwa Rang Do Weapons: Taejoon Lee and the Korean Martial Art’s New Spin on Traditional Sword and Stick Fighting (Part 2)

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Taejoon Lee concludes his discussion of hwa rang do’s sword-fighting modifications which led to the terms “gumtoogi” (sword combat) and “bongtoogi” (stick combat). As a bonus, he demonstrates a technique using double short swords!
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Posted in Hwa Rang Do.

Hwa Rang Do Weapons: Taejoon Lee and the Korean Martial Art’s New Spin on Traditional Sword and Stick Fighting (Part 1)

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Grandmaster Lee’s task at hand: modernize hwa rang do’s sword method for more modern appeal while preserving expression, uniqueness and safety. No easy task, surely — but Lee is no ordinary martial artist.
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An Introduction to Stick Combat by Legendary Hwa Rang Do Student Michael Echanis

Monday, January 21st, 2013

In this excerpt from The Complete Michael D. Echanis Collection, hwa rang do supreme grandmaster Dr. Joo Bang Lee’s most famous student comments on what you need to know about stick combat, the human anatomy and improvised weapons!
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Posted in Blunt Weapons.