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Weapon Fighting Class

For Hundreds of Years, Kumdo and Kendo Fighters have followed a strict tradition of fencing, restricting attacks to the head, body, wrists and throat... until now...


Grandmaster Taejoon Lee's Gumtoogi (Sword Fighting) Highlights



This video is some highlights of Grandmaster Taejoon Lee performing Gumtoogi Techniques.

This dynamic weapon fighting method is unique to Hwa Rang Do. This new opportunity for weapon fighting owes much to Grandmaster Taejoon Lees groundbreaking invention of the Hache Hogu (Leg Protector) armor, as an attachment to traditional Kumdo & Kendo body armor, which allows legal strikes to legs for points as well as implementing rotational strikes.

Gumtoogi (Sword Fighting) Competition



Highlights from the West Coast MUSA Challenge 2009


Gumtoogi is a ground breaking evolution in Eastern Sword Fighting Philosophy. Innovated by 8th Dan Grandmaster Taejoon Lee, this new application of Sword Fighting is the first in history to include leg strikes, completely changing the way two warriors face off against each other. Gumtoogi is also the only Sword Fighting System that matches competitors with different sword types against each other; from long swords, short swords, twin swords, and hundreds of other weapon combinations.

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Bongtoogi (Stick Fighting) Competition


Highlights from the West Coast MUSA Challenge 2009

Bongtoogi takes Stick Fighting to the next level through its varied use of weaponry. Innovated by 8th Dan Grandmaster Taejoon Lee, this new application of Stick Fighting is the first in history to include leg strikes, completely changing the way two warriors face off against each other. Bongtoogi is also the only Weapon Fighting System that matches competitors with different stick types against each other; from the long staff, short staff, double sticks, and hundreds of other weapon combinations..

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Our weapon fighting curriculum begins with the basic principles of Kumdo, then moving on to other traditional weapons such as...


Weapons Covered
Jukdo (bamboo sword)
Jung Jukdo (medium bamboo sword)
Jang Bong (rattan staff)
Jung Bong (medium stick)

...and many more.

Requirements: No special pre-requisite required. Open to all West Coast Academy Members and Non-Members (public)



Class Times:
Once a week, three classes per month
(Please check the Class Schedule Sheet)

For more information, please call or email at:

Phone: 1-310-473-6233
Email: info@hwarangdo.net

 



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