Basic and advanced techniques

These include hand, foot and blocking techniques and also stances.

Traditional patterns (Hyung)

Tang Soo Do Hyungs are simulated fighting patterns to develop and refine technique, balance, coordination and also breathing. For the list of hyungs click here.

1 Steps (Il Soo Sik)

Done with a partner these are a pre set series of attack and defensive moves using hands, feet or takedowns to develop timing, distance and control.

Technique Combinations (Kyol Hap Ki Sul)

These are a series of 10 different combinations using all stances, hand and foot techniques and blocks. They develop timing, speed, multi directional movement and coordination.

Weaponry (Moo Ki Sul)

Although weapons are not permitted to be used in a real life situation they are still a traditional element of Tang Soo Do training. Weaponry Hyungs and techniques develop focus, control, balance, coordination and concentration.
For the list of weaponry hyungs Click Here.

Sparring (Dae Ryun)

Asia Pacific Tang Soo Do is a non-contact federation. Students freely exchange hand and foot techniques demonstration control, speed, accuracy, relaxation and care for a fellow student. All sparring is done with full protective equipment: helmet, gloves, shin pads, mouth guard and groin guard.

Self Defence (Ho Sin Sul)

Self defence is an important part of martial arts training designed for protection in todays modern society. Students are taught simple yet effective techniques including verbal, passive resistance, physical and also attacker psychology. Students will also learn aspects of joint locking and manipulation, throws and take down techniques.

Mat Work

These techniques include rolling, break falling and throwing techniques. It teaches students to fall correctly without injury and also develop flexibility, balance and confidence.

For a list of Korean Terminology click here


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