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Techniques and Styles of Korean Martial Arts

Korean Martial Arts are the martial arts that are native to, or were adapted and modified by, Korea. Some known Korean martial arts are Hapkido, Kuk Sool Won, Taekwondo, and Tang Soo Do. Ho Kuk Mu Sul is also a combination martial art combining several different Korean martial arts. There has also been a revival of Korean sword arts as well as knife fighting and archery.
Modern Korean martial arts - These Japanese arts were introduced to Korea during the occupation or brought to Korea by Koreans who had studied in Japan. (Korean martial arts were banned. but survived through underground teaching and folk custom) Ancient books like the Mu Ye Do Bo Tong Ji became popular study material for Korean martial artists, and influenced the development of many modern Korean martial arts. Although martial arts like taekwondo and tangsudo have some mixed with Japanese version of Chinese martial arts karate. In a similar manner, hapkido developed from Daito Ryu, but also with influences from traditional Korean and Chinese martial arts, into a distinctively Korean martial art.
Hapkido   [techniques]

Hapkido is a Korean martial art and aims to be an effective form of self-defense. Hapkido employs joint locks, pressure points, throws, kicks, and other strikes. Hapkido practitioners train to counter the techniques of other martial arts as well as common "unskilled" attacks. There is also a range of traditional weapons including short stick, cane, rope, sword and staff which vary in emphasis depending on the particular tradition examined.
Tang Soo Do   [techniques]

Tangsoodo or Tang Soo Do is an empty handed, traditional Korean martial art of self defense. For other uses see Tang Soo Do (disambiguation).

 

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