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Seminar on Hapkido in Daugavpils.

We invite everyone to the seminar on applied technique of HAPKIDO (Sin Moo).Classes will be held in a wrestling hall of stadium “Builder”.

Primary traveler information about Hapkido.

In Hapkido techniques still develop as self-protection against attacking the person, against armed or multiple opponents, and techniques of the attack. There are several types and styles of this martial art. During the attack, the enemy force is directed in the right direction, and then crossing the counter-attack is carried out.

In addition to the equipment without the use of weapons, Hapkido also learn techniques using various types of weapons. Basic weapons include Hapkido — the knife, sword, short stick, pole, stick. In addition to basic weapons, each school also uses other forms specific to the school.

The basis of Hapkido — this force control technique, both your own and the enemy. Such control is realized through the principle of «hapke”. «Hapke” — a Korean counterpart of Japanese “Aikido”, which is present in some older schools of JIU-jitsu. Methods of training Continue reading

North and South Korea

Asia is not just China and Japan

But do not forget that there is another major region of the world that is not only less contradictory, but perhaps even more significant. We are talking about Asia . Here and oil the middle East with their infinite resources and the sale of the floating rate of oil, and the country with the largest population on the planet (India and China) and enormous territorial ambitions. However, to those include and Japan, which also has territorial claims to Russia and to China. There are still Pakistan, and is unable to complete his lifelong history with India. And finally, there’s China. Power, of course, claiming the title of hegemon in the Asian region.

Oddly enough, today we will talk not about them, but about the other two powers, almost twins but not brothers of the North and South Koreas.

A small historical digression . Until the end of the Second World War, Korea was a single nation, however, the majority of the time – power satellite for Japan. But after the war the country was divided conventionally enough by 38th parallel into 2 separate States, the development of which went completely different ways: North Korea became a Soviet zone of influence within the Peninsula, South – American. So one state has become two separate powers Continue reading

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