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Ancient Korean Swords and Sword Arts (Part 2)

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Get up close with kumdo and haedong kumdo — as well as kuk sool won — in this photo-filled conclusion to Black Belt’s look at South Korea’s sword arts.
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Posted in Korean Martial Arts History.

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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Posted in Hwa Rang Do.