Unit 4, Swan Park, Kettlebrook Road, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B77 1AG.
Kuk Sool Won™ is a systematic study of all of the traditional fighting arts, which together comprise the martial arts history of Korea. As a martial arts system, Kuk Sool Won™ is exteremely well-organized; and seeks to integrate and explore the entire spectrum of established Asian fighting arts and body conditioning techniques, as well as mental development and traditional weapons training. The following list includes some, but by no means all, of the elements of Kuk Sool Won™.
Closed and open hand striking methods, including: palm, fist,
wrist, finger, and specialized hand training techniques
Pressure point striking
Striking with arm and shoulder
Blocking and parrying
Fundamental kicks, including: front, inside, outside, & more
Advanced kicks, including: jumping, spinning, combination, double leg
Pressure point kicking
THROWS & GRAPPLING
Throws include: body throws, projection throws, hip throws, leg throws
Pressure point grappling
JOINT LOCK TECHNIQUES
Joint breaking techniques
Combination joint locking
Control and redirection techniques
Arresting and pain-compliance techniques
FALLING & ACROBATICS
Body conditioning and agility techniques.
Body protection techniques.
Acrobatics for defence and offence.
Techniques based on the movements and/or characteristics of certain “martial” animals such as:
TRADITIONAL KOREAN WEAPONS
Sword: short & long, single or double, straight or inverted
Staff: short, middle & long, single or double
Jointed Staff (flail): double or triple
Bow & Arrow
There are 24 different traditional Korean Royal Court weapons in the curriculum of Kuk Sool Won™
MARTIAL ART HEALING METHODS
Internal energy systems
MEDITATION & BREATHING
Various breath control techniques
Meditation and breathing postures
Overall stretching and flexibility training
Ligament and tendon strengthening
Joint flexibility and bone conditioning