While learning traditional kicks and punches, HMD Academy students of all ages and abilities also receive individualized instruction in the understanding and expression of the artistic nature of Tae Kwon Do. Benefits include: physical fitness, mental focus and discipline, and artistic expression and creativity.
HMD Academy Hapkido classes offer students of all ages an alternative to the traditional "kick and punch" of Tae Kwon Do. Hapkido uses the the natural motions and rhythms of the body to produce a martial art that focuses on close-quarters and grappling techniques. It is an extremely successful form of self-defense.
Similar to Tai Chi, Taekgyeon utilizes controlled, graceful movements, low-impact blocks, strikes, and kicks, and traditional forms. Benefits include low impact fitness, improved flexibility, increased mind and body connectedness, and artistic expression. Gold Medalist Bokyun Hyong offers classes in this ancient martial art.
"No sweaty guys allowed." Free for all female members, this class is for female students to practice and explore what it means to be a martial artist in a predominantly male arena. For women only, students focus on strength, correct technique, and mental toughness while building a community of friendship and support with other like-minded female martial artists.
Coaching outside the dojang as well as inside, this program offers valuable lessons for life and every type of work. It encompasses four powerful methods of teaching: Wisdom of Tae Kwon Do, Cutting-Edge Neurology, Achievement Motivation, and Neuro-Linguistic Programming.