During the point form sparring in Haidong Gumdo, bamboo or wooden swords are used but no armours are worn by the practitioners. Haidong Gumdo. USA Haidong Gumdo Seminar Second half of year 2 (Prepare federation Sponge(form) Sword); Hosin-Gumdo Part 1 (Self-defense with short sword). Haidong Gumdo is a martial art that originates from an ancient Korean country called These have become the official forms (Gum Bup) of Haidong Gumdo.

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Through their leadership, an ancient Chinese country Su with two million invaders was defeated which had never been done before. This is the seventh form of Haidong Gumdo. Dear Friend, Have you always wanted to learn how to use the sword? Would you like to supplement your current Haidong Gumdo training with videos? What is Haidong Gumdo? This is the sixth form of Haidong Gumdo.

Haidong Gumdo website such as tournaments, seminars, gukdo or pictures of events, please email it to haidonghq gmail. Thus, as descendants of Great Koguryo that ruled over the north for years, the founders of Haidong Gumdo hope all who practice it will inherit this will of haidonng ancient Samurang and teach the world the spirit of Koguryo through Haidong Gumdo.

Over instructional step by step instructions with pictures on that same curriculum A Korean language instruction system with audio instruction Kickbook – a social network similar to Facebook where all our students can post photos, videos, and exchange posts and messages. World Haidong Gumdo Federation Email: Past and present students have learnt valuable life skills they can use in everyday life from learning the martial arts of Taekwondo and Haidong Gumdo.

To augment our classes we have built a web based system to help you learn. Every applicable student and parent will get their own unique user ID and password. From there students will work on forms Gumbup depending on their rank.

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From July 25th fforms 27th inThe World Haidong Gumdo Championship was also successfully held with over 10, competitors from 31 countries. I’m interested in a few different types, but currently only my Korean sword martial art called Haidong Gumdo is highlighted here.


They continued their way of life, and over a period of years, their descendants created the Japanese Samurai class. Site Map Privacy Policy. HDGD seminar 22nd Oct. We would like to ask you to forward this information to all students who are interested in participating in the 6th World Haidong Gumdo Championship.

Haidong Gumdo

Develop the Efficient Cut by practicing cuts approximately 3 times a week with this drum beat. Haidong Gumdo is a martial art that originates from an ancient Korean country called Koguryo B. As students of Korean history, we have great affection for Koguryo but we have little knowledge to fill our affection. Taekwondo and Haidong Gumdo. Once 50bpm seems too slow, move up to 55bpm or use a heavier sword.

That and the Japanese invasion of Korea in the early part of the 20th century helped to almost obliterate traditional Korean martial arts. Whether you are already a Haidong Gumdo Student HDGD seminar schedule first half of If you have any question let me know that by phone call or email I hope meet every US masters this time and training all together.

I studied this sword martial art for two years in Canada while doing my masters degree, and continued training in Edinburgh Scotland. Master Kim had received his initial training in Kumdo, or Korean Kendo the Japanese sword art but Master Kim had felt that the art was too Japanese, and focused on one on one sparring.

The system has over individual videos, and picture diagrams of all our forms, one-steps, breaking holds, breaks, sword forms, weapons forms, techniques, kicking drills – etc. Website by Roy Peake. President Kim and I hope every US masters be there. If you are looking for a “phoney” sword style that teaches boring and unrealistic techniques!

For ancient Koguryo to stand years while China went through the Han dynasty to the Tang dynasty and the rise and fall of many countries especially those as renown as the country Dongijock, is no small accomplishment. Over separate videos on our entire curriculum of kicks, punches, blocks, forms, one-steps, breaking holds, forms, breaks, sparring, etc up to 4th dan.


The year is the year in which we mark the 30th anniversary since the establishment of Haidong Gumdo haidongg This is the ninth form of Haidong Gumdo.

Currently, Haidong Gumdo is one of the world’s fastest growing martial arts with a million practitioners and over 1, training centers in 50 countries. Haidong Gumdo Techniques The basic techniques of Haidong Gumdo include fencing, cutting, thrusting, combat and haidonh breathing exercises and are the foundation that helped Koguryo’s Samurang become Koguryos most powerful warriors in its history.

These warriors with their knowledge of sword fighting and Do the right way were an enormous help to the great Koguryo Kings.

In case you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the World Haidong Gumdo Federation. These videos were made in an effort to help with our home-training.

This is the second form of Haidong Gumdo.

Some explanation has been provided to help explain the movements, along with some fun music. April 23rd, Attention: All training begins with Kibon Dongjak, which teaches all of the basic stances and cuts of Haidong Gumdo using a wooden sword Mokgum. We are looking forward to seeing you in Korea.

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For more information, we recommend reading the excellent book, Kwanjangnim Original Haidong Gumdo by Mr. Overview Programs Jido Kwan Instructor. These cuts are done in an effort to develop the Efficient Cut, and haidonng can see six videos below of us doing this to different rates. These basic techniques will form the foundation of the students sword skills.

Each video breaks down every technique and form in detail.