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How many Korean Martial Arts are there?

Posted on 13 April 2010 by Tony Hackerott

For being such a tiny country Korea has a seriously impressive list of martial arts, far more than most other large countries. It is true that they have been at war for almost their entire history and still today which must be one of the main reasons they have developed so many fighting styles. During various invasions it was illegal for them to practice many forms, though they were still handed down in secret. The Koreans have earned a reputation for fighting off significant attacks from larger better equipped armies – a trait they still clearly cling to today.

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Korean Martial Arts: Buddhist-Based Martial Art

Posted on 26 May 2009 by Tony Hackerott

Hapkido, Taekyon, Kwan Moo, Yongmudo, Gwon Gyokdo, Hwa Rang Do

Sun Kwan Moo

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Korean Martial Arts

Posted on 19 January 2009 by Tony Hackerott

Korea has given us tae kwon do, an Olympic sport since the 2000 Games, and the world’s most popular martial art—one that is officially practiced by approximately 50 million people in 120 countries worldwide.

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