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 in Hapkido is different from Japanese counterparts.

Breathing and meditation techniques can vary both in technique and their role in the training process. For example the style KHF (San Mu) often denies meditation because it is believed that meditation practice closer to people who practice spiritual way of life, for example, Buddhist monks. Later Shin Moo develops its direction, proposed by the founder of Sin Moo Chi by grandmaster Change already with an abundance of meditative practices. Type GHF Hapkido, a member of the Council of Korean Martial Arts (Korean Martial Arts Counsil), uses the ancient technique of Korean Taoist monks.

Philosophical basis of the techniques of Hapkido Sin Moo (Chi Change) is the theory of “Yu (water), won (circle) Hwa (harmony)”. In accordance with the theory of Yu-won-Hwa all equipment must be carried out in a uniform continuous motion (u), the technique should be performed on a circular path with different amplitude (Vaughn), the technique must be performed in accordance with the principles of appropriateness in this particular situation (Hwa).

The founder of Hapkido is considered [ who? ] Korean master Choi Yong Sool. that was a long time one of the most successful students of Japanese master Aiki Jutsu Daito Ryu Takeda Sokaku. After chhve returning home to Korea he began to teach this style, calling it simply “yawara”, he later renamed the style in “Yu-Sul”, then — in the “kiddo”. The formation of Hapkido in the form in which it reached us, was conducted by the students of master Choi. They added in this style the techniques, which were not in Aiki Jutsu Daito ryu. Korean traditionally strong kicking, with specific techniques of Korean martial arts weapons and more. Also the name itself was proposed by one of the students of master Choi — Chi Change. which, for his contribution to the formation and spread of art is called [ who? ] “the father of modern Hapkido” [ citation 20 ]. Renowned historian in the field of Korean martial arts, Dr. Kim Hien said about the spread of Hapkido following: “Master Choi lit a match, and the master Change Chi lit this with a match the fire”. Today Change and master (10th Dan) heads his style of Hapkido — Sinmoo Hapkido. Much was made in Hapkido, the Creator of the new teaching methods — hankido, master Myung Janam.

The largest Hapkido Federation — this is the Korean Hapkido Federation (English. The Korean Hapkido Federation ) — KHF, she is considered the first Hapkido Federation was created in Korea. Practice this style of promoting and practicing the traditional hard style, preserving all the traditions of Korean martial arts. The headquarters of the Federation is located in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The second major organization — the international Hapkido Federation (English. International Hapkido Federation ) — IHF, is the most prominent representative of the soft directions Hapkido. Outwardly technique in this direction is almost identical to traditional Aikido. But only in appearance, internal content has absorbed a number of traditional Korean traditions, including Korean national dances. Followed — a global (universal) Hapkido Federation (English. Global Hapkido Federation ) — type GHF around the world.

The degree of development of Hapkido is divided by levels. Student levels are called Kyp. The master’s degrees are called tan . The number of Kyp in each school Hapkido is different, like different color belts. The master’s degrees 1 start with tan as the first step of the skill ends 10 and tan. 10th tan is assigned to the founder of the style (school). In some schools [ which? ] 9 tan is considered the highest degree of skill.

Form to practice Hapkido in Korean is called toboc . In some schools, Hapkido is the name translated as the way (that) + clothes (side) — ‘clothes for the journey along the Way”.


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