Hapkido Self Defense
Hapkido Self Defense was designed as an easy way to offer pragmatic self-defense lessons to both inexperienced and experienced students. It is based on Hapkido, a Korean martial art. Hapkido as a style is a mix of hard and soft techniques and focuses on joint locks and body awareness. It’s currently the second most popular Korean martial art after taekwondo.
The class is meant to build your confidence, body awareness and overall fitness.
This self-defense based class does not require rank progression or uniforms. Loose clothes are recommended.
- Dr. George Parlavantzas - 5th dan sabumnim (master) with 25 years with the US Hapkido Association. Originally taught with GT Hapkido, UGA Hapkido and Black Knight Hapkido.
- Mr Mike Shearin - 1st dan kyosanim (black belt) with 8+ years with the US Hapkido Association. Originally taught with Black Knight Hapkido.
- They are both part of the US Hapkido Association.
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