Dharma and Drama
“When you present the truth those who recognize truth will treat truth as Dharma and be attracted to Dharma. Those who fear truth will treat truth as Drama and be attracted to Drama.” ~ Yun Sunim
It has been said by those wiser than me that the practicing of...
If you have been to Korea, or a Korea Town in your country, have you ever been to a Jjimjilbang?
If you have been to them in Korea, do you just visit a short while, or do you also sleep there for the night?
I did not realize Hapkido had swords. I guess that came from the Samurai?
This site says this man is possibly the only master of Kuhapdo in the USA. http://www.blackeaglemartialarts.us/about/what-is-kuhapdo/
"Kuhapdo is offered by Black Eagle Martial Arts under the instruction of Master Son...
At age 52, i am not really into all the falling drills I experienced in Hapkido years ago. I can still roll and fall well, I still practice them occasionally on a mat, but I don't think it would be healthy for me to do that over and over and over for hours on end.
So if you can demonstrate...
I have been looking over a variety of Hapkido websites. I read things about authenticity, originality, traditionally pure, etc.
How can these claims be verified?
Does Hapkido have a technical standard, and if so, what/who sets that standard?
This past weekend I watched a lot of matches at the NCTA National Collegiate Taekwondo Championships in Boston. This event doubled as the team trails to select the US National Collegiate Team going to the World University Taekwondo Championships in Korea, later on this year. There were a good...
I have been to a lot of Taekwondo schools. From coast to coast in America, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia. I usually see a Korean flag hanging in most dojang. These days you can see thousands of dojang photo's on the internet. I usually see a Korean flag hanging in most dojang there as well...
How do the Taekwondoin who are reading this train to develop the following, in regard to;
In previous post we had discussed the Kukkiwon's World Taekwondo Academy (Jidoja Yunsuwon)
Kukkiwon offers these standard educational courses plus special one off courses not listed here:
1. PurposeTo contribute not only to Taekwondo skills innovation, but also to student health and the...
As a Taekwondoin, is your practice Buddhist in anyway?
If not, why? If so, please tell us about it?
Are there benefits to practicing or not practicing Buddhist principles, both inside and outside of the Taekwondo world?
As a Taekwondoin, how close do you adhere to Confucian principles?
If not, why? If so, do you find it easy, or difficult to do so?
Are there benefits to adhering or not adhering to Confucian principles, both inside and outside of the Taekwondo world?