Kyuki Do

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Kyuki-Do is a Korean martial art that primarily incorporates elements of taekwondo, hapkido and judo. It also includes techniques from jiujutsu, karate , boxing, wrestling , and many other arts and styles. In addition, it incorporates the use of traditional weapons from Japan (Weapons practiced in kobudo, as well as the Bo Staff and Katana), Korea, China and the Philippines. Kyuki-Do was introduced to the United States in 1967 by Grand Master Ken Ok Hyung Kim, the founder of the art. The American Kyuki-Do Federation was established in 1979.

The following information pertains specifically to the American Kyuki-Do Federation. It may or may not relate to other forms of Kyuki-Do around the world.

Students of Kyuki-Do are expected to understand and abide by the following six tenets:

Kyuki-Do teaches that the development of powerful technique is derived from the application of the following five principles:

Belts are obtained through Promotions, where a student is judged on their free fighting, technique, self-defense, terminology, and forms (hyung, poomsae, or kata).

Korean Counting

One-Hana
Two-Tdool
Three-Set
Four-Net
Five-Tdaset
Six-Yaset
Seven-Illgup
Eight-Yadul
Nine-Ahope
Ten-Youl

Commands

Attention-Charyot
Bow-Kunyea
At ease-Sheyot
Ready-Joonbi
Eyes front(Return to ready)-Pbaro
Begin-Shejhock
Switch feet-Keyoday
About Face-Dwiro Dora