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KUK SOOL ARCHERY

It is generally accepted that, overall, the best archers in the world are from Korea. In fact, of the top one hundred men archers (Olympic style,1992), almost thirty were Korean, and of the women the number was almost sixty. TRADITION Korea has had, without interruption, archery for thousands...

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A PARENT’S TESTIMONIAL

The following testimonial came from a parent. "One of my friends asked “Why do you pay so much money for your kids to do Martial arts classes?” Well I have a confession to make, I don’t pay for my kid’s martial arts. Personally, I couldn’t care less about Martial Arts. So if I am...

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FROM JO KYO NIM TO KYO SA NIM

Last year, I promoted to the rank of second degree black belt or Kyo Sa Nim following 5 years of being a Jo Kyo Nim, two of which were spent testing for Kyo Sa Nim. What is the difference between these two ranks though? To most people, there is none. To people that have achieved them both, there...

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CHILDREN IN NEED BREAK-O-THON!

This year, the Lowestoft and Halesworth Kuk Sool Won schools raised money for Children in Need through a sponsored board breaking event and are proud to announce that we raised an amazing £3055 for the good cause. This was the first “break-o-thon” we’ve done since 2011 and it went...

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THE THEORY OF YOU-WON-HWA

For your movements and techniques to be effective and efficient in Kuk Sool, you must apply the theory of YOU-WON-HWA. Before you apply it however, you must have an understanding of what it is. YOU-WON-HWA translates into English as “Flowing-Circle-Harmony” which in my opinion summarises much...

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GETTING TO THE POINT – WITH THE KUK SOOL SPEAR

Out of the twenty-four traditional weapons that Kuk Sool has on offer, the long sword and staff seem to be the most popular. However another weapon that is emerging as a strong favourite amongst high-level Kuk Sool practitioners is the Spear (or Chang, as it is more commonly known). Master...

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