Paranoia is in bloom The PR,
Transmissions will resume They'll try to
Push drugs to keep us all dumbed down and hope,
That we will never see the truth around
Another promise, another scene, another,
A packaged lie to keep us trapped in greed,
And all the green belts...
Wow this an old thread. I'm happy to say that five years later Hapkido Online is still a "going concern". While I've polished it some over the years it still works fundamentally the same way. We've progressed four people all the way to black belt. I still get new students routinely and like...
First thing you will want to accept about being a martial arts instructor is that you can't be all things to all people. Teach your art, and you will find some gravitate towards your way of teaching and some don't. Make it about the art and don't worry so much about what other people think.
I'm pretty late coming to this thread but I feel compelled to respond. I agree with having occasional hands on time, which is why in addition to our online content we offer interactive training via webcam and of course brick and mortar seminars and the annual conference.
I would say learning how to safely use firearms is always a good idea, provided you are of sound mental health and have no prior felony convictions. The world has changed a lot, when I was growing up we had a representative from the NRA give us safety training for rifle, shotgun, and various...
Sorry for your loss. I am blessed that mine is still with us though we had a close call last year with his heart. Like your teacher, mine changed my life in a positive way.
Note: Admins, we used to have a way to remove signatures from a post. I really did not want to include mine on this...
The art itself is unchanged by my faith. I guess the biggest difference is just the people who are practicing. We have a huge friendly family kind of environment. Our Hapkido Conferences and seminars are like big family reunions, lots of hugs and jokes. We prize humility and meekness in...
Sorry for my very late reply Chisoro,
The military recently moved me to a new unit and I've been swamped learning my new job and haven't had a chance to frequent forums much lately.
I am still completely dedicated to Hapkido Online and help students regularly.
I apologize if the Christian...
"Basic human instinct causes us to protect ourselves when threatened. This
self-preservation is built-in. You can control it to a point, but you cannot
remove it (nor should you even want to). Self-preservation is why we do not
stand in front of a bullet train or oncoming...
Our standard has always been effectiveness when it counts. If you judge a student on that standard you should be okay. So what if he can't do a jump spinning crescent kick, how many would use that technique in an actual fight? We live in a day that soldiers lose a leg, strap on a prosthesis...
Bully s Powerful Apology to Student He Tormented 20 Years Later
I sure would like to see this kind of thing happen more often. I dealt with bullies all through my school years and I sometimes wonder what kind of people they grew up to be.
I would like to have the series on DVD, maybe I'll buy it. I find to my modern eyes the martial arts in the series is lackluster but the part I always enjoyed were the Zen and philosophy of the characters.