Hapkido (which originally evolved from Japanese Jiu-jitsu) is comprehensive self defence system that forges effortless throws and take-downs, skillful joint manipulation, with devastating strikes and kicks into a cohesive system of self defense.
Hapkido is a beautiful and dynamic martial art.
At Toronto Hapkido Academy, a we offer a progressive and functional approach to teaching Self Defense applications of the Korean Martial Art of Hapkido.
The technique in this video – Son Kara Gokki – is a “C” shaped lock that hyper extends the ligaments in the wrist and around the fingers.
The potential of Hapkido as an exciting and highly adaptable martial art is only limited to the experience and skill level of the participant.
Our goal at T.H.A Martial Arts is to offer members a progressive and well-rounded martial arts experience in our martial arts students by exploring the physiology of Hapkido techniques in relation to self defense.
Starting in his journey in his early teens, he remains a life-time student of the martial arts, and continues to focus on teaching and sharing the many benefits he experienced over the years of training. Master Dayo is currently a 4th degree Hapkido black belt, and serves as the head instructor at T.H.A Martial Arts.