Haidong Gumdo Form #1 This is the first form of Haidong Gumdo (Ssang Soo Gumbup) as taught by Christian Ouellet in Canada. The belt ranks in Haidong Gumdo go up to 9th DAN Black Belt. Men and women train equally and one doesn’t need to be fit or have any previous martial arts experience to start. #pc#pc#pc [pagecloud-guid="7a923341-becf-46ed-cb5b-50b2abe23769"] { color: rgb(211, 34, 34); font-family: verdana; }#pc#pc#pc .mobile-mode:not(.breakpoint-mode) [pagecloud-guid="7a923341-becf-46ed-cb5b-50b2abe23769"] { color: #D32222; font-family: 'verdana'; font-size: 18px; font-style: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; }@media (max-width: 504px) { #pc#pc#pc .mobile-enabled.breakpoint-mode [pagecloud-guid="7a923341-becf-46ed-cb5b-50b2abe23769"] { color: #D32222; font-family: 'verdana'; font-size: 18px; font-style: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; } }WAY OF THE KOREAN SWORD! According to the United World Haedong Kumdo Federation, Haedong Kumdo can trace its origins back to the Silla dynasty of Korea, over 1,500 years. Wolves Martial Arts is owned and operated by Andrew Johnston. 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Although the Chinese occupiers worked hard to obliterate all written references to the traditional Korean martial arts, these warriors practiced in secret and preserved their history handed down verbally from master to student. Forms are the primary testing requirement for earning rank in Haidong Gumdo and the best way to develop great sword skills. #pc#pc#pc [pagecloud-guid="4b1cb1e8-870e-4324-e295-d16e0f5d4454"] { color: rgb(211, 34, 34); font-family: verdana; }#pc#pc#pc .mobile-mode:not(.breakpoint-mode) [pagecloud-guid="4b1cb1e8-870e-4324-e295-d16e0f5d4454"] { color: #D32222; font-family: 'verdana'; font-size: 18px; font-style: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; white-space: normal; }@media (max-width: 504px) { #pc#pc#pc .mobile-enabled.breakpoint-mode [pagecloud-guid="4b1cb1e8-870e-4324-e295-d16e0f5d4454"] { color: #D32222; font-family: 'verdana'; font-size: 18px; font-style: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; white-space: normal; } }BECOME A MASTER OF THE SWORD. #pc#pc#pc [pagecloud-guid="7635b040-6231-47f2-e0b9-79ca77e21d22"] { color: rgb(255, 250, 250); font-family: 'work sans'; font-size: 24px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 300; line-height: 1.3em; text-decoration: none solid rgb(0, 0, 0); }#pc#pc#pc .mobile-mode:not(.breakpoint-mode) [pagecloud-guid="7635b040-6231-47f2-e0b9-79ca77e21d22"] { color: rgb(255, 250, 250); font-family: 'work sans'; font-size: 28px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 500; line-height: 1.3em; text-decoration: none solid rgb(0, 0, 0); }@media (max-width: 504px) { #pc#pc#pc .mobile-enabled.breakpoint-mode [pagecloud-guid="7635b040-6231-47f2-e0b9-79ca77e21d22"] { color: rgb(255, 250, 250); font-family: 'work sans'; font-size: 28px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 500; line-height: 1.3em; text-decoration: none solid rgb(0, 0, 0); } } Our club has grown enormously due to our commitment to our customer service, and the professional programs we offer to our members. Forms within Haidong Gumdo were derived from the mechanics of gicheon (a Korean form of martial arts similar to Tai Chi Chuan), and various sword patterns found within the Muyedobotongji (Comprehensive Illustrated Manual of Martial Arts). Koguryo’s Samurang system was introduced long before the knighthood of Paekche and the Hwarangdo of Shilla who are often credited as originators of Taekkyon of the Taekwondo system haidnog was used to train up many talented warriors. Vagabondteal. Everybody can benefit from training in Haedong Kumdo. #pc#pc#pc [pagecloud-guid="c6e5d0a7-107b-4696-c1da-29ef45e34aac"] { color: #000000; }#pc#pc#pc .mobile-mode:not(.breakpoint-mode) [pagecloud-guid="c6e5d0a7-107b-4696-c1da-29ef45e34aac"] { color: #000000; font-size: 24px; font-weight: 200; }@media (max-width: 504px) { #pc#pc#pc .mobile-enabled.breakpoint-mode [pagecloud-guid="c6e5d0a7-107b-4696-c1da-29ef45e34aac"] { color: #000000; font-size: 24px; font-weight: 200; } }All training begins with #pc#pc#pc [pagecloud-guid="b784c44d-4143-4760-bae6-e2e193289203"] { font-weight: bold; }#pc#pc#pc .mobile-mode:not(.breakpoint-mode) [pagecloud-guid="b784c44d-4143-4760-bae6-e2e193289203"] { font-weight: bold; }@media (max-width: 504px) { #pc#pc#pc .mobile-enabled.breakpoint-mode [pagecloud-guid="b784c44d-4143-4760-bae6-e2e193289203"] { font-weight: bold; } }Kibon Dongjak, which teaches all of the basic stances and cuts of Haidong Gumdo using a wooden sword (Mokgum). 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