J.K. Yu Martial Arts offers the best that martial arts has to offer, providing large, modern, well equipped facilities and over a quarter of a century of traditional training and instructional expertise. JK Yu Martial Arts teaches two traditional Korean martial arts in a family atmosphere:
Tae Kwon Do is one of the most systematic and scientific Korean traditional martial arts, which teaches more than mere physical fighting skills. It is a discipline which shows ways of enhancing our spirit and life through training our body and mind. It is also a modern sport that has gained an international reputation, and stands among the official games in the Olympics.
Hap Ki Do is a discipline of coordination, a way of strengthening the mind and body, of fusing the individuals physical and mental powers so that he or she will emerge as a more fully integrated human being. The word in fact means; Method or Way (DO) for the coordination Harmony (HAP) of mental Energy or spirit (KI). One should always try to avoid violence, but if someone grabs you, attempts to strike you, or physically assaults you in any way, it has escalated beyond words, and you are left with the only option which is to defend.
The Korean Art of Self Defense, Hap Ki Do is considered a "soft" style of Martial Art, as opposed to "hard" styles that practice the use of force against force, making the outcome a simple matter of size and strength. The Hap Ki Do practitioner diverts or suppresses an attacker's flow of energy peacefully, this diversion allows him to use the attackers power against himself leading to the attackers defeat. Through the use of pressure on certain skeletal joints and pressure points, very little strength is needed to overcome an opponent.
At JK Yu Martial Arts, we provide a unique practical approach to fitness. Our program is designed to advance you and your children to your maximum level of both physical and mental well-being. We teach several different types of classes, including: adult and children's Tae Kwon Do & Hap Ki Do, Weapons, and Shinmu Gumdo (Korean Sword).
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Our studio is located in 113 E.N.1st Street next to Unlimited Dance Studio, Seneca Downtown.