So, people often ask what is sword dance? Sword dance is often included as a Haidong Gumdo competition categories but there are only a few schools that actually ‘teach’ sword dance. Most sword dance practitioners basically create their own patterns based on mix of modern dance, classical dances and sword techniques generally found in gumbups. […]
Chris Hokin, a 4th dan Haidong Gumdo practitioner from the U.S. Association, is creating a documentary film to record his journey in Haidong Gumdo training. He recently has published a short clip on Youtube that showed some highlights of 2012 Haidong Gumdo World Championships.
On October 26, 2013, several students from Toronto dojang, Delfs Martial Arts and Thornhill dojang got together early in the morning to get tested for black belts. The Canadian association president Won Kap Chung was the head judge. The following students passed the grading successfully and received the new uniform and belts now Vincent Reid, […]