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Traditional Hapkido

Welcome To Art of Hapkido Hapkido (Hop-key-dough) means the way of coordinated power. As a hapkido student you will have the opportunity to learn the most advance techniques in self-defense. Hapkido specializes in hand techniques, pressure points, joint manipulation, grappling, weapons, and gaining control of an opponent with minimum effort, therefore Hapkido is a complete martial art. Benefits of Learning Hapkido As a Hapkido, student you will notice an increase in self-esteem, confidence, and coordination. Hapkido known through out the world as a peaceful, however reality based martial art. Hapkido is also a stress reducing and is considered as a healing art. Philosophy of Hapkido A healthy mind and health body is neccessary for a healthy life. One philosopher once said, "Hapkido training does not just stop at training with techniques, but it develops and enhances physical and mental culture." Hapkido helps develop the body through equal physical and mental training. The balance of the training provides more stability in family and life through Dan Jon, control of heart and lungs. Safe joint twisting techniques stimulate nerves and overall metabolsim, also balancing blood pressure and organs. Hapkido training can delay the inflexibility of old age. The peak of mental discipline and culture is called sun (serenity in a clear and peaceful state of mind). Sun can be obatined through chung (tranquility of the mind). In Hapkido, through physical movement, one can acheive chung. Thus, through physical movement, one can obtain sun. In other words, one can maintain a calm and concentrated mental state even during the vigorous physical movement of Hapkido. Hapkido is not merely a martial art, but a way of living and a philosophy of life. Ultimately, students of Hapkido should try to attain sun. When a person attains sun, he becomes a constructive member in society. For this reason, there is no age restrictions in Hapkido. For younger students, physcial development and growth is stressed, while older students, the emphasis is placed on mental development. Our Instructors are Internationally Certifed Hapkido Instructors There are several instructors on the floor during each class, therefore everyone receives the highest quailty of instruction. Come and learn in a professional and comfortable atmosphere. Classes schedule We offer separate classes for beginners, advance, and Black Belts. Enrollment is limited.

Philosophy of Hapkido
A healthy mind and health body is neccessary for a healthy life. One philosopher once said, "Hapkido training does not just stop at training with techniques, but it develops and enhances physical and mental culture." Hapkido helps develop the body through equal physical and mental training. The balance of the training provides more stability in family and life through Dan Jon, control of heart and lungs. Safe joint twisting techniques stimulate nerves and overall metabolsim, also balancing blood pressure and organs. Hapkido training can delay the inflexibility of old age.

The peak of mental discipline and culture is called sun (serenity in a clear and peaceful state of mind). Sun can be obatined through chung (tranquility of the mind). In Hapkido, through physical movement, one can acheive chung. Thus, through physical movement, one can obtain sun. In other words, one can maintain a calm and concentrated mental state even during the vigorous physical movement of Hapkido.

Hapkido is not merely a martial art, but a way of living and a philosophy of life. Ultimately, students of Hapkido should try to attain sun. When a person attains sun, he becomes a constructive member in society. For this reason, there is no age restrictions in Hapkido. For younger students, physcial development and growth is stressed, while older students, the emphasis is placed on mental development.

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Hapkido in Vught, Waalwijk.