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Welcome to Alain Burrese Hapkido!

You will find here a selection of Alain Burrese’s Hapkido tips, all collected in one handy location. Enjoy! Master Alain Burrese is a noted Hapkido and self-defense expert and author. 64 more words

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Green Tape-or lack thereof

Yesterday we had our test in Tae Kwon Do. Now for those that don’t know there are levels to each belt. I am working on my fifth level for my first degree black belt. 381 more words


“The ITFSA is an organisation that feels like home, a family. We all support and help each other through anything and everything”

Sabum-nim Audrey Gorman was only 12 years old when she started Taekwon-Do.

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Nailing Jello

When I leave for classes on T-Th I often tell my co-workers I am going to nail jello to a tree now. Sometimes I tell them I am herding cats but either way you get the idea, kids and tkd are so challenging but so freaking cute!!! 456 more words

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I Don't Believe In The Kwan System

I Don’t Believe In The Kwan System

        The kwan system was done away with in 1955 when Taekwondo formed as one martial art. There were a few political fights, but overall a unified Taekwondo style from the 5 original kwans were formed and eventually absorbed 5 more and thus the system was defunct. 1,301 more words


Seoul Mask Festival 2017

A friendly Taekkyon competition was held between two Taekkyon teams on Saturday 14th October in the Nowon district of Seoul, at the Nowon mask festival (노원 탈 축제). 109 more words