Choe’s HapKiDo has been teaching in America since 1978. With many locations all over America, HapKiDo has been making a real impact in the local communities, and is starting to make a profound and wide spread change in the way people live their lives. HapKiDo teaches its students to live a life of respect and compassion, while giving people confidence in themselves and the self-discipline needed to reach their goals. These character traits, along with learning how to live a healthy lifestyle, gives HapKiDo students the tools they need to be successful in any endeavor they choose.
As a guide to living the HapKiDo lifestyle, all of the Choe’s HapKiDo Students learn to live and train with 4 Precepts in mind. These precepts are a guide to what they train to accomplish, and helps us keep moving in the right direction. The Precepts of HapKiDo are:
1) We Discipline Our Minds and Bodies
2) We Cultivate a High Quality of Personality
3) We Develop Good Wisdom and Sagacity
4) We Serve the Community
By really embracing these precepts anyone will be able begin living in a way that will improve the lives of not only themselves but of those around them as well.
Our organization is guided by Grandmaster JiMong Choe, who has dedicated his life to helping spread the benefit of this martial art, as well as the benefits of living a healthy life. He is not only a Martial Arts Grandmaster, his is also an oriental medical doctor, so we are lucky to not only have the martial arts knowledge but also the healing side brought into what we learn to give us a well rounded education to optimize our education! HapKiDo has been teaching people how to live to their maximum potential in America for decades, it is time for you to see what it can do for you!!