The art of harmony and power
Hapkido is a popular Korean martial art. Hapkido means the art of harmony and power. Hapkidoists are taught to understand “ki” and using circular motion to meet an attack, turn it back against the aggressor and follow through with offensive methods.
Methods include blocks, joint twists, locks and throws, kicks and strikes, punches and pressure points using harmony, circular and water principle. Weaponry is also taught. Long stick, short stick, walking cane, sword, knife and fan are used.
Emphasis is placed on self-control as this element becomes crucial in situations requiring self-defence.
Eum Yang KMA is affiliated with The Korea Hapkido Federation.