«Become and stay healthy with Hapkido»
The word “Hapkido” is composed of the following syllables:
HAP (합) means “unite”, “connect” or “attune” and here stands for the harmony of body, mind, and spirit.
KI (기) means “life energy” with the three aspects of inner and outer strength (personal radiance and physical fitness) presence of mind mental balance.
DO (도) means “way”, “principle” or “teaching”.
Sin Moo Hapkido is a Korean martial art. It was founded by Dojunim Ji Han-Jae and is basically based on three areas: Foot kicks, hand techniques (levers, throws, etc.) and meditation.
Hapkido is not a combat sport but a martial art and includes many different aspects. The focus is on self-defense and health. The system of self-defense is very effective and can be learned by everyone. The health aspect is central in Hapkido. The movements are always appropriate for the body and the breathing and energy exercises strengthen body and mind.
HKD for everyone
We offer a physical and light self-defense health training. It is based on elements of the Korean martial art Hapkido and is supplemented with Tai-Chi – Qi Gong / meditation / use of everyday objects as weapons, etc… The aim of the training is to increase the agility, fitness, health, and self-confidence of our students. It is designed for women and men 50Plus.
Hapki-Zen is the discipline based on philosophical thoughts. Hapki-Zen is based on two philosophical principles. One is the movement principle, which is based on the movement of the universe (circle, water, harmony) and the other is the energy principle, which is based on the condensed energy from the unity of the human body and mind (thoughts, mind, and body).
I love this place. Students and the teacher are welcoming and helpful. The teacher has also a great kids class. I am going to send my kids upcoming semester. You won’t be disappointed if you join or your children join. I just wish I would have started sooner!
Andeas K. (Private student)
Master Jong-Hyung conducts himself with charm and dignity, teaching from a true love of martial arts. His HKD style emphasizes “body power”, not muscle power, and are very effective against opponents of any size or strength.
His way of HKD also benefits health immeasurably. If you are over 50+ you should immediately try his lessons – you will feel and see great results in short time.
Franco Vacirca (6th degree Black belt Gracie Jiu-Jitsu)