Local Seminars

Dan Hyung seminars help a student develop skill in a unique form or weapon. Students can then compete in Traditional Martial Arts (TMA) tournaments with these forms or weapons. Each seminar typically includes the following:

  • Personal instruction from a Traditional Martial Arts Master
  • Traditional herbs and practice equipment

Seminars are generally 1 1/2 to 2 hours in length and are held at a local school. Learn more about the opportunity and benefits of Dan Hyung seminars.

September 2014

Doe

Doe is a straight double edged sword with a sharp point. The movements are soft, hard, quick, and slow developing all aspects of flexibility, coordination, speed, and accuracy. To achieve excellent mental and physical development, the mind, body, and weapon must come together as one. Some of the benefits of this form include mental sharpness; improved circulation, speed, and accuracy; added strength, focus, and security necessary to win over everyday challenges; a sense of peace and better quality of life.

Dok Sa

Dok Sa means Cobra Technique. This training develops tremendous speed and accuracy. Offensive and defensive movements are one. Dok Sa especially develops extra strength in the smaller muscle groups that are otherwise difficult to develop, thereby developing an overall balanced condition. This seminar develops speed and coordination in the upper body.

Kom Doe

During this form, one keeps strong eye contact with the opponent, while at the same time watching the opponent’s body. Excellent mental development is achieved. Your mind, body, and sword must be as one. Offense and defense are straight and to each side, with more circles than angles. Movement is usually in all different directions. The movements are very quick, precise, and powerful. Excellent mental focus can be achieved through this training.

Regional Level Chung Joong Hyungs

All seminars this round will also be available as Regional Level Chung Joong Hyungs. A Regional Level Chung Joong Hyung builds upon an existing Chung Dan Hyung. The Chung Dan Hyung the practitioner currently practices will be more advanced – new movement will be passed and Championship Training will be taught as well. Regional Level Chung Joong Hyungs will be required to enter Regional Level Tournaments.

April 2014

Ship Sa Gae

Ship Sa Gae is part of the Ship Pal Gae family. It is the open hand foundation of Ship Pal Gae. Ship Sa Gae improves and supports any movement. Coordination, flexibility, timing and strength are all improved through the practice of this form as well as upper, middle and lower body development. This form also has a wide range of self defense applications.

Chung Su Sang Kom Bope (Double Broad Sword)

The movements in this form are executed with fluidity and suppleness while releasing tremendous speed and power. Proper practice combines the mind, body, movement and breathing as one. The body is fully balanced while moving. The movements are soft, hard, quick and slow developing all aspects of speed, power, flexibility, coordination and control. This practice develops the top, middle, and lower areas of the body. Sang Kom Bope is also known to quickly harmonize and purify the practitioner’s mind and body, which leads to the development of tremendous internal strength.

Tai Chi Chung

Tai Chi combines both offensive and defensive applications. Tai Chi is sometimes described as moving meditation. The art contains movements which are so varied that they put into play every part of the body with harmonious design and graceful patterns. Each form flows with the grace of some aspect of nature, such as the swaying motion of willow branches being coerced by a gentle breeze or clouds slowly changing in shape or form. This seminar will focus on applying strength from the middle body.

Iron Hand Training

Iron hand is the development of incredible strengths in the muscles, bones and joints of the hands and wrists. When desired, the muscles can become like hard rubber and the hands and wrists can be utilized in unexpected offensive and defensive situations with full coordination, flexibility, strength, and accuracy in striking. Once developed, the striking power is like a hammering piece of iron. Proper striking techniques stimulate Traditional Martial Arts pressure points that connect to the internal organs and external areas of the body. Iron hand practice allows deep penetration of these points stimulating the energy flow throughout the body and increasing the function of the immune system to quickly achieve a fully harmonized condition.

March 2014

Kong Su

The focus is on straight speed. Defenses are straight up, down, in, out and side. Offense is straight, side, back and forward. The feet (especially front snap, side and reverse kick) are more often used than the hands. The form is hard. The strikes are usually straight, and in all different angles (offensive and defensive). These movements are especially beneficial for younger students, providing a method to develop external strength quickly. This seminar will develop the extremities (arms and legs) for fundamental upper and lower body offensive and defensive movements.

Chung Su Chung Yong Doe

Chung Yong Doe is a 4-6 foot pole with a broadsword attached to the end. This weapon requires the practitioner to properly use their entire body to direct the weight and momentum of the weapon. Correct breathing is essential to develop the necessary internal strength to wield this weapon proficiently.

The proper practice of this weapon develops:

  • Tremendous internal and external strength
  • Acute mental focus
  • Coordination, timing and control
  • Mental and physical harmony

Chung Su Ta Guk Chung 2

Ta Guk Chung is a form of Tai Chi Chung that focuses on precise breathing control. Through the proper practice of this form the practitioner can experience an increase in lung capacity while balancing and increasing levels of chi in the body, which in turn leads to a more overall balanced and healthy condition. This form will develop strength that is generated from the middle body.

Chui Kwon

Chui Kwon means drunken fist. The movement is like that of a drunken person. The deceptive nature of this technique gives one an added advantage over an opponent. Defensive action is flexible, like rubber. Offensive movement explodes like a cat pouncing on a mouse. Once absorbed, this technique is very powerful. This form develops all aspects of speed, strength, coordination, flexibility and body control.

Joong Bong

Jhoong Bong is a mid length staff that ranges from 4.5 – 6 feet in length depending upon the practitioners height. The weapon rotates and strikes from all directions and angles with speed and power. Through proper training the practitioner will develop the right balance of defined muscle tone, strength and and elasticity of the upper body.

Mental focus and sharpness is also greatly enhanced through this training.

January 2014

Kong Su

The focus is on straight speed. Defenses are straight up, down, in, out and side. Offense is straight, side, back and forward. The feet (especially front snap, side and reverse kick) are more often used than the hands. The form is hard. The strikes are usually straight, and in all different angles (offensive and defensive). These movements are especially beneficial for younger students, providing a method to develop external strength quickly. This seminar will develop the extremities (arms and legs) for fundamental upper and lower body offensive and defensive movements.

Chung Su Chung Yong Doe

Chung Yong Doe is a 4-6 foot pole with a broadsword attached to the end. This weapon requires the practitioner to properly use their entire body to direct the weight and momentum of the weapon. Correct breathing is essential to develop the necessary internal strength to wield this weapon proficiently.

The proper practice of this weapon develops:

  • Tremendous internal and external strength
  • Acute mental focus
  • Coordination, timing and control
  • Mental and physical harmony

Ha Yook Tung

Ha Yook Tung translates to mean “six caves or tunnels”. To maneuver in a dark confined space, one needs lower body strength to remain in a crouched position and must utilize all of one’s sense perceptions. This form will develop these qualities in the individual thus providing the practitioner with explosive power and enhanced presence and awareness. Mental sharpness and awareness will also provide quicker reflexes. These qualities will benefit many aspects of the practitioner’s daily life. This seminar develops the entire body but specifically lower body strength.

Iron Hand Training

Iron hand is the development of incredible strengths in the muscles, bones and joints of the hands and wrists. When desired, the muscles can become like hard rubber and the hands and wrists can be utilized in unexpected offensive and defensive situations with full coordination, flexibility, strength, and accuracy in striking. Once developed, the striking power is like a hammering piece of iron. Proper striking techniques stimulate Traditional Martial Arts pressure points that connect to the internal organs and external areas of the body. Iron hand practice allows deep penetration of these points stimulating the energy flow throughout the body and increasing the function of the immune system to quickly achieve a fully harmonized condition.

November 2013

Ha Yook Tung

Ha Yook Tung translates to mean “six caves or tunnels”. To maneuver in a dark confined space, one needs lower body strength to remain in a crouched position and must utilize all of one’s sense perceptions. This form will develop these qualities in the individual thus providing the practitioner with explosive power and enhanced presence and awareness. Mental sharpness and awareness will also provide quicker reflexes. These qualities will benefit many aspects of the practitioner’s daily life.

Chung Su Ta Guk Chung 2

Ta Guk Chung is a form of Tai Chi Chung that focuses on precise breathing control. Through the proper practice of this form the practitioner can experience an increase in lung capacity while balancing and increasing levels of chi in the body, which in turn leads to a more overall balanced and healthy condition. This form will develop strength that is generated from the middle body.

Sam Chuk Chu Chuk Bong

Sam Chuk Chu Chuk Bong is a 3 section staff with a chain in between each section. Every part of the weapon can be used in offensive and defensive applications. Chung Dan Hyungs practiced with this weapon demands mental focus and concentration thus quickly developing and enhancing these mental qualities in the individual. As one begins to absorb the movements in this Chung Dan Hyung the practitioner will experience an increase in mental sharpness and awareness, quicker reflexes and advanced coordination and control. Other benefits include overall flexibility, speed and strength.

Iron Hand Training

Iron hand is the development of incredible strengths in the muscles, bones and joints of the hands and wrists. When desired, the muscles can become like hard rubber and the hands and wrists can be utilized in unexpected offensive and defensive situations with full coordination, flexibility, strength, and accuracy in striking. Once developed, the striking power is like a hammering piece of iron. During daily activities the muscles of the hands and wrists are very soft and have a very comfortable feeling, each finger is roundly shaped and the skin retains a smooth, radiant texture. Historically, practitioners that have reached a higher level of Iron Hand have been known to demonstrate this ability by leaving their handprint in solid stone.

September 2013

Chung Su Ta Guk Chung 2

Ta Guk Chung is a form of Tai Chi Chung that focuses on precise breathing control. Through the proper practice of this form the practitioner can experience an increase in lung capacity while balancing and increasing levels of chi in the body, which in turn leads to a more overall balanced and healthy condition. This form will develop strength that is generated from the middle body.

Ho Bar Toop

Ho Bar Toop movement comes from the observation of tigers moving in all different directions, low and high, turning 360 degrees or more. Movements in this form are extremely powerful. In practicing Ho Bar Toop, one moves the way a tiger moves. The hands and feet move in unison with the entire body. The practitioner must feel each movement: combining fast and slow, circular and graceful movements with breathing control. Practitioners will demonstrate movements that mimic those of a stalking and attacking tiger. This form develops all aspects of speed, strength, flexibility, coordination and control.

Sam Chuk Chu Chuk Bong

Sam Chuk Chu Chuk Bong is a 3 section staff with a chain in between each section. Every part of the weapon can be used in offensive and defensive applications. Chung Dan Hyungs practiced with this weapon demands mental focus and concentration thus quickly developing and enhancing these mental qualities in the individual. As one begins to absorb the movements in this Chung Dan Hyung the practitioner will experience an increase in mental sharpness and awareness, quicker reflexes and advanced coordination and control. Other benefits include overall flexibility, speed and strength.

July 2013

Genevie (Monkey Form)

Genevie movement is like that of a monkey. Offense and defense movements have very quick changes of direction. Movement comes in from all directions. The monkey is known for its incredible speed, agility, and body control. Flexibility throughout the entire body is increased. Through proper practice one will inherit these special qualities within oneself. This particular form of Genevie incorporates simultaneous hand and foot movement.

Chang Sool

Chang Sool is a 6-foot long wood or steel pole with a spearhead attached at the end. Although quick thrusting movements utilizing the spearhead are characteristic of this weapon, the entire staff can be used in offensive and defensive applications. Mental and physical discipline can be dramatically increased through training with weapons. When weapon techniques are performed they should be demonstrated with the same agility and coordination as one would without the weapon, regardless of the weight or length of the weapon. This will allow the practitioner to discover an increased ability to use concentration. The reflexes become quicker, movements are smoother, and balance and timing are improved. Though continued practice the mind becomes sharper, clearer, and more focused until you reach a point where the mind, body and weapon are as one.

Chui Kwon 2

Chui Kwon means drunken fist. The movement is like that of a drunken person. The deceptive nature of this technique gives one an added advantage over an opponent. Defensive action is flexible, like rubber. Offensive movement explodes like a cat pouncing on a mouse. Once absorbed, this technique is very powerful. This form develops all aspects of speed, strength, coordination, flexibility and body control.

Iron Hand Training

Iron hand is the development of incredible strengths in the muscles, bones and joints of the hands and wrists. When desired, the muscles can become like hard rubber and the hands and wrists can be utilized in unexpected offensive and defensive situations with full coordination, flexibility, strength, and accuracy in striking. Once developed, the striking power is like a hammering piece of iron. During daily activities the muscles of the hands and wrists are very soft and have a very comfortable feeling, each finger is roundly shaped and the skin retains a smooth, radiant texture. Historically, practitioners that have reached a higher level of Iron Hand have been known to demonstrate this ability by leaving their handprint in solid stone.

May 2013

Genevie (Monkey Form)

Genevie movement is like that of a monkey. Offense and defense movements have very quick changes of direction. Movement comes in from all directions. The monkey is known for its incredible speed, agility, and body control. Flexibility throughout the entire body is increased. Through proper practice one will inherit these special qualities within oneself. This particular form of Genevie incorporates simultaneous hand and foot movement.

Chang Sool

Chang Sool is a 6-foot long wood or steel pole with a spearhead attached at the end. Although quick thrusting movements utilizing the spearhead are characteristic of this weapon, the entire staff can be used in offensive and defensive applications. Mental and physical discipline can be dramatically increased through training with weapons. When weapon techniques are performed they should be demonstrated with the same agility and coordination as one would without the weapon, regardless of the weight or length of the weapon. This will allow the practitioner to discover an increased ability to use concentration. The reflexes become quicker, movements are smoother, and balance and timing are improved. Though continued practice the mind becomes sharper, clearer, and more focused until you reach a point where the mind, body and weapon are as one.

Chui Kwon 2

Chui Kwon means drunken fist. The movement is like that of a drunken person. The deceptive nature of this technique gives one an added advantage over an opponent. Defensive action is flexible, like rubber. Offensive movement explodes like a cat pouncing on a mouse. Once absorbed, this technique is very powerful. This form develops all aspects of speed, strength, coordination, flexibility and body control.

 

Iron Hand Training

Iron hand is the development of incredible strengths in the muscles, bones and joints of the hands and wrists. When desired, the muscles can become like hard rubber and the hands and wrists can be utilized in unexpected offensive and defensive situations with full coordination, flexibility, strength, and accuracy in striking. Once developed, the striking power is like a hammering piece of iron. During daily activities the muscles of the hands and wrists are very soft and have a very comfortable feeling, each finger is roundly shaped and the skin retains a smooth, radiant texture. Historically, practitioners that have reached a higher level of Iron Hand have been known to demonstrate this ability by leaving their handprint in solid stone.

March 2013

 

Chang Sool

Chang Sool is a 6-foot long wood or steel pole with a spearhead attached at the end. Although quick thrusting movements utilizing the spearhead are characteristic of this weapon, the entire staff can be used in offensive and defensive applications. Mental and physical discipline can be dramatically increased through training with weapons. When weapon techniques are performed they should be demonstrated with the same agility and coordination as one would without the weapon, regardless of the weight or length of the weapon. This will allow the practitioner to discover an increased ability to use concentration. The reflexes become quicker, movements are smoother, and balance and timing are improved. Though continued practice the mind becomes sharper, clearer, and more focused until you reach a point where the mind, body and weapon are as one.

Tuksuli

Tuksuli is eagle form. The eagle is known for its speed, grace and precision in flight and its powerful claws as it descends upon its prey. The practitioner must bring to life these characteristics within the form and thus inherit these qualities within themself. Through proper and consistent practice one will realize an overall balanced development of strength and flexibility in the upper, middle and lower areas of the body.

 

Chui Kwon 2

Chui Kwon means drunken fist. The movement is like that of a drunken
person. The deceptive nature of this technique gives one an added advantage over an opponent. Defensive action is flexible, like rubber. Offensive movement explodes like a cat pouncing on a mouse. Once absorbed, this technique is very powerful. This form develops all aspects of speed, strength, coordination, flexibility and body control.

January 2013

Chung Su Ta Guk Chung

Ta  Guk  Chung  is  a  form  of  Tai  Chi Chung that focuses on precise breathing control.  Through the proper practice of this form the practitioner can experience an increase in lung capacity while balancing and increasing levels of chi in the body, which in turn leads to a more overall balanced and healthy condition. This form will develop strength that is generated from the middle body.

Frog Technique 2

Frog  Technique  emulates  the  techniques that  enable  the  frog  to  have  incredible jumping  ability.  Coordination  and  body  control  will  be  greatly improved  as  one  begins  to  absorb  these  movements.  Through consistent practice the practitioner will realize a significant increase in lower body strength while developing a deeper level of internal strength.

Sang Doe

See description below, under November 2011.

November 2012

Iron Hand Training

Iron hand is the development of incredible strengths in the muscles, bones and joints of the hands and wrists. When desired, the muscles can become like hard rubber and the hands and wrists can be utilized in unexpected offensive and defensive situations with full coordination, flexibility, strength, and accuracy in striking. Once developed, the striking power is like a hammering piece of iron. During daily activities the muscles of the hands and wrists are very soft and have a very comfortable feeling, each finger is roundly shaped and the skin retains a smooth, radiant texture. Historically, practitioners that have reached a higher level of Iron Hand have been known to demonstrate this ability by leaving their handprint in solid stone.

August 2012

Joong Bong

Jhoong Bong is a mid length staff that ranges from 4.5 – 6 feet in length depending upon the practitioners height. The weapon rotates and strikes from all directions and angles with speed and power. Through proper training the practitioner will develop the right balance of defined muscle tone, strength and and elasticity of the upper body.

Mental focus and sharpness is also greatly enhanced through this training.

Dok Sa

Dok Sa means poisonous snake bite. This training develops tremendous speed and accuracy. Offensive and defensive movements are one. Dok Sa especially develops extra strength in the smaller muscle groups that are otherwise difficult to develop. Thereby developing an overall balanced condition.

This seminar develops speed and coordination in the upper body

Sam Pyo Chung

Sam Pyo Chung is a weapon with three points. Offensive and defensive movements are used. Strength is developed in the hands, wrists and forearms. Mental focus, body control and coordination are needed to bring the body, the weapon and the movement together to one point.

Hand and eye coordination and accuracy are enhanced through the practice of this weapon.

Kum Gung Quan Bope

See description below, under March 2012.

Kom

See description below, under January 2012.

March 2012

Angry Dragon 2

The practice of Angry Dragon utilizes the entire body, developing all aspects of flexibility, coordination, speed and strength. The coiling nature of these movements, coupled with the correct breathing techniques, stimulates proper function of the internal organs— increasing chi and strengthening the immune system.

This form develops the middle body.

Kum Gung Quan Bope

This form is for attacking and defending in a rock strewn landscape. Agility, coordination, timing, flexibility, body control are developed. Offensive and defensive movements are executed from many positions. Practitioners of all ages will benefit from this practice.

This seminar will develop strength and flexibility in the lower body.

Frog Technique

Practicing these movements connects internal and external strength. The form involves jumping from a low position.  Offensive and defensive techniques are applied with the upper body along with kicking techniques. Large and small muscles in the lower body are strengthened while increasing flexibility and improving circulation. Connective tissues and ligaments within and around the joints are strengthened. It is recommended to refrain from eating at least 2 hours before the start of the lesson.

Lower body development is greatly enhanced through this seminar.

Doe

Doe is a straight double edged sword with a sharp point. The movements are soft, hard, quick, and slow developing all aspects of flexibility, coordination, speed, and accuracy. To achieve excellent mental and physical development, the mind, body and weapon must come together as one. Some the benefits of this form include mental sharpness; improved circulation, speed and accuracy; added strength, focus and security necessary to win over everyday challenges; a sense of peace and better quality of life.

Kom Doe

During this form, one keeps strong eye contact with the opponent, while at the same time watching the opponent’s body. Excellent mental development is achieved. Your mind, body and sword must be as one. Offense and defense are straight and to each side, with more circles than angles. Movement is usually in all different directions. The movements are very quick, precise and powerful.

Excellent mental focus can be achieved through this training.

 

January 2012

Kong Su

The focus is on straight speed. Defenses are straight up, down, in, out, and side. Offense is straight, side, back and forward. The feet (especially front snap, side and reverse kick) are more often used than the hands. The form is hard. The strikes are usually straight, and in all different angles (offensive and defensive).  These movements are especially beneficial for younger students, providing a method to develop external strength quickly.

This seminar will develop the extremities (arm and legs) for fundamental upper and lower body offensive and defensive movements.

Pu Chae

See description below, under November 2011.

 

Sparring Techniques

The proper technique enables the practitioner to utilize their full body strength. By learning to effectively use one’s entire body, it is commonly known that even a 90-pound woman who has absorbed this technique could easily knock down a 250-pound man. The practice of proper technique is also known to quickly increase chi that harmonizes the internal system while developing deep joint and muscle strength throughout the body while maintaining flexibility.

This seminar will focus on more upper body development.

Tai Chi Chung

See description below, under November 2011.

 

Kom

The movements in this form are executed with, grace, beauty and suppleness while releasing tremendous speed and power.  Proper practice combines the mind, body, movement and breathing as one.  The body is fully balanced while moving. The movements are soft, hard, quick and slow developing all aspects of speed, power, flexibility, coordination and control. This practice develops the top, middle, and lower areas of the body. Kom is also known to quickly harmonize and purify the practitioner’s mind and body, which leads to the development of tremendous internal strength.

This seminar will focus on applying strength from the middle body while developing the upper body.

 

November 2011

Chui Kwon (Drunken Fist)

Movement is like that of a drunken person. Defensive action is flexible, like rubber. Offensive movement explodes like a cat pouncing on a mouse. Once the practitioner absorbs Chui Kwon techniques and principles, the movements become very powerful. The movements are quick and slow, hard and soft while using the hands, feet, and body in all directions. This form develops all aspects of flexibility, coordination, strength, speed and reflexes to yield tremendous benefits to the top, middle and lower areas of the body. Chui Kwon promotes proper energy circulation throughout the body, thus allowing the body to attain a natural healthy and youthful condition.

 

 

 

Pu Chae

Pu Chae is a Chinese fan with a razor sharp edge. The movements of this weapon were developed based on the principles of the wind. The movements can be light like a cloud moving in the wind or powerful like the force of a typhoon. Through the practice of Chung Su Pu Chae, practitioners of all ages and body types can quickly benefit their flexibility, coordination, timing, control and overall condition. When the practitioner achieves harmony with the weapon (becomes one with the weapon), tremendous benefits will be derived to both the mind and body.

Pu Chae develops the upper body especially the hands and wrist.

Aikido/Udo Techniques

Aikido movements are hard and soft, targeting the joints, pressure points and nerves. The hands are usually used more than the feet. The practitioner learns how to use the opponent’s strength to their advantage and the proper leverage to make the movements effective. Offensive and defensive movements are applied with very powerful hand techniques, allowing the practitioner to control the opponent in many different directions, angles, and curves Udo movements are soft, allowing the development of proper falling techniques to prevent injury by keeping the body flexible, developing coordination, and increasing strength. The opponent’s strength is used against him by using very powerful hand techniques and precise feet movements that control the opponent during offensive and defensive situations.

 

Tai Chi Chung

Tai Chi combines both offensive and defensive applications. Tai Chi is sometimes described as moving meditation. The art contains movements which are so varied that they put into play every part of the body with harmonious design and graceful patterns. Each form flows with the grace of some aspect of nature; such as the swaying motion of willow branches being coerced by a gentle  breeze or clouds slowly changing in shape or form.

This seminar will focus on applying strength from the middle body.

Sang Doe

Sang Doe (double straight swords) is two double edge straight swords with sharp points. The movements with these weapons are performed with speed, agility and precision. The mental and physical discipline developed dramatically increases through training with weapons, beyond that which can be achieved by empty hand forms alone. When weapon techniques are performed they should be demonstrated with the same agility and coordination as one would without the weapon, regardless of the weight or length of the weapon. This will allow the practitioner to discover an increased ability to use concentration. The reflexes become quicker, movements are smoother, and balance and timing are improved. Through continued practice the mind becomes sharper, clearer, and more focused until the point is reached where the mind, body and weapon are as one.

Bagwa Chung

The Oom Yung line of Bagwa consists of 360 techniques that were derived from nature’s elements and the movements of various animals. Bagwa training enables you to move your body like a coiled spring, smoothly and lightly, but with tremendous speed
and power. Bagwa training encompasses very powerful offensive and defensive movements that develop both internal and external strength. Some of the benefits of Bagwa Sang Ha include:

 

  • Agility, combined with speed and power
  • Improved offensive and defensive capabilities
  • Tremendous internal and external strength
  • Longevity
  • Increased Chi
  • The development of Nae Gong

This seminar will focus on applying strength from the middle body while developing lower body strength.

September 2011

Chung Su Chung Yong Doe

Chung Yong Doe is a 4-6 foot pole with a broadsword attached to the end.  This weapon requires the practitioner to properly use their entire body to direct the weight and momentum of the weapon.  Correct breathing is essential to develop the necessary internal strength to wield this weapon proficiently.  The proper practice of this weapon develops:

  • Tremendous internal and external strength
  • Acute mental focus
  • Coordination, timing, and control
  • Mental and physical harmony

 

Bagwa Sang Ha with Bagwa Bag

The Oom Yung line of Bagwa consists of 360 techniques that were derived from nature’s elements and the movements of various animals. Bagwa training enables you to move your body like a coiled spring, smoothly and lightly, but with tremendous speed
and power. Bagwa training encompasses very powerful offensive and defensive movements that develop both internal and external strength. Some of the benefits of Bagwa Sang Ha include:

  • Agility, combined with speed and power
  • Improved offensive and defensive capabilities
  • Tremendous internal and external strength
  • Longevity
  • Increased Chi
  • The development of Nae Gong

 

Geneve (monkey form)

Geneve movements are like that of a monkey. The offensive and defensive movements have very quick changes of direction. The monkey is known for its incredible agility, body control and elasticity of the muscles and joints. The form mimics the playful, mischievous and quick actions of the of the monkey. The practice of Geneve promotes good circulation, increased energy levels, quicker reflexes and a more youthful condition.

April 2011

 

Yung Chen Doe – 9 Ring Chinese Sword

Yun Chung Doe is a Chinese nine ring broad sword. The mental and physical disci- pline developed dramatically increases through training with weapons beyond that which can be achieved by empty hand forms alone. When weapon techniques are performed they should be executed with the same, agility and coordination as one would without the weapon, regardless of the weight or length of the weapon. This will allow the practitioner to develop an increased ability to use concentration. The reflexes become quicker, movements are smoother, and balance and timing are im- proved. Through continued practice the mind becomes sharper, clearer, and more focused until you reach a point where the mind, body and weapon are as one.

 

 

Chung Su Ho Bar Top – Tiger Form

Ho Bar Toop movements come from observing tigers in their natural habitat. The tiger is extremely powerful and moves in all different directions, low and high, turning 360 degrees or more. In practicing Ho Bar Toop, one moves the way a tiger moves, hands and feet moving in unison with the entire body. The practitioner must feel each move- ment while combining fast and slow, soft and hard circular movement with breathing control. Observers will feel as though they are actually watching a stalking and attack- ing tiger. This form develops all aspects of speed, strength, coordination, flexibility and control while promoting an overall healthy condition.

 

Yuk Kun Kyong – Moving Meditation

Yuk Kun Kyong (ultimate root of strength) is an advanced form of “Chi Gong”, consisting of breathing forms, moving meditation techniques and various physical movements that stimulate chi circulation, loosen the joints, and improve ones overall mental and physical condition. These techniques are an essential method of cultivating chi and promoting a naturally healthy condition.

 

 

January 2011

 

Sang Chung Sul Bong – Two Ended Spear

Sang Chung Sul is a staff with spear heads on both ends.  The practice of this weapon develops mental focus, speed, accuracy, and extraordinary agility.  The proper steps of Sang Chung Sul practice at an intermediate level are as follows;

  • Weapon and body combine as one.
  • Breathing and movement harmonize together.
  • Practice speed is a combination of fast and slow body movements.
  • Body movements and breathing control must be coordinated together.
  • The weapon’s direction and proper body position must be coordinated together as one.

 

Ho Yong Bope – Tiger Dragon Form

Ho Yung Bope combines the speed, strength and agility of the tiger with the fluidity, flexibility and power of the dragon. The movements are quick and slow, hard and soft while using the hands, feet, and body in unison. This form develops all aspects of flexibility, coordination, strength, speed and reflexes to yield tremendous benefits to the top, middle and lower areas of the body.

 

 

Nae Gong / Bagwa

Bagwa Walk is a special, circular walking form derived from the movements of various animals.  The Oom Yung line of Bagwa consists of 360 techniques that encompass many different offensive and defensive positions. Bagwa training enables you to move
your body like a coiled spring, smoothly and lightly, but with tremendous speed and power. This form includes offensive and defensive movements that develop both internal and external strength. Some of the benefits of Bagwa include:

  • Agility, combined with speed and power
  • Improved offensive and defensive capabilities
  • Tremendous internal and external strength
  • Stronger immune system
  • Youthful condition
  • Longevity
  • Increased chi
  • The development of Nae Gong

Remember, life is only once; no one has a spare mind or body.