Nak Bub – Falling Principles

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In Kuk Sool Won, as with most martial arts, we train not just on how to counter-attack to defend ourselves, but also how to defend ourselves in a more rounded way; whether that be blocking an incoming strike or disarming an attacker with a weapon. One of our key defence mechanisms which may not spring […]

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21 Benefits Of Martial Arts For Children

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Martial Arts Is Fun! – There’s nothing more fun for kids than getting the chance to run, jump, kick and spin around with other like-minded children. As well as martial arts sessions, schools will also hold other events like fun days, festivals and demonstrations that children can get involved so there’s always something exciting happening. […]

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Master Martin’s Seven Tips For Tournament Success

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Be vocal – shout (Ki-ahp) loudly when performing – get yourself noticed and stand out from the crowd. Have an attitude to win – it’s okay to have fun and enjoy yourself, however the whole point of entering a competition is try and win a medal; develop a “winners” mindset. Develop conviction! Conviction means the […]

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Should you enter the Tournament?

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With just three weeks until the WKSA European Championships, it is important that you make your mind up soon as to whether you will be entering, and In short, the answer to the question in the title of this post is YES – yes you should. I began training at Kuk Sool Won in 2005 […]

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After A Year of Instructing

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Following the one year anniversary of PKJN Jon handing over Lowestoft’s “Advanced Juniors” class to myself and JKN Oakley, I thought now would be a suitable time to look back and reflect on what I’ve learnt through the experience of having my own class and all the responsibility that comes with this. In April of […]

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Black Belt Workshop

Black Belt Workshop 2017

Last month we were very privileged to have ninth degree master SSKJN Sungjin Suh, the grand master’s eldest son, visiting the Lowestoft school to host a very special workshop which was open to all Lowestoft and Halesworth black belts. The event hosted a great turnout with almost forty black belts present, ranging from junior JKNs […]

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The Elements of a Low Stance

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Much like anyone else who has practised Kuk Sool for any amount of time, I have noticed that good, low stances have always had significant emphasis placed upon them as an important element to Kuk Sool however for much of my Kuk Sool journey I never really understood why this was. As far as I […]

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30th Anniversary Extravaganza!

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On Saturday, 24th September 2016 the Kuk Sool Won schools of Lowestoft and Halesworth gathered at Waterlane Leisure Centre in order to celebrate the schools’ thirtieth anniversaries and all that the schools have achieved during this period of establishment, from hosting the first ever UK tournament and being home to many instructors whom have moved […]

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Dojang Guidelines

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The Kuk Sool Won Dojang or training hall is a place which bears many rules and guidelines in order to make it easier for us to train, to improve yourselves and others as Kuk Sool Won practitioners, to allow us to show respect to the Dojang, and much more. These guidelines are as follows. Please […]

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