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Marshall Gagne: Have sword, will travel – The Tryon Daily Bulletin

Marshall Gagne (Photo by Mark Schmerling) Forty-eight years of studying martial arts has brought harmony to Marshall Gagne (pronounced “Gonyea”). It has been harmony with nature, harmony with others and harmony within. He’s seeking local adults, to teach them the disciplines he loves. Gagne, who has lived in the Tryon area since 2000, is a …

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Korean Celebrities Who Are Into Martial Arts: Lee Joon Gi , Ha Ji Won, Jung Hae In, More

Kdrama stars never fail to wow fans with their stellar performance and dedication to portraying a character. From gaining and losing weight, some stars even trained for months to play a specific role. These Korean celebrities are not just known for perfectly doing action stunts but are also martial arts junkies. Lee Joon Gi (Photo …

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Hapkido teaches more than techniques of a martial art – Baltimore Sun

Elements of athleticism and artistry are entwined in Hapkido, an eclectic Korean martial art. This form of self-defense mixes strategies such as grappling, throwing, kicks, punches, striking attacks, and weaponry, including knife, sword, rope and many more. The techniques and discipline needed when learning this art are important. Dedication, practice, respect and diligence. All these …

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Elkhart teen aims to become world’s youngest Chun Moo Hapkido black belt

Fourteen-year-old Lorrin Smith used a childhood bullying experience as his motivation, and now he is just five days away from securing his black belt in the martial art of Chun Moo Hapkido. “With the way the odds were stacked against him, he shouldn’t really have been able to do all of this,” said Trever Smith, …

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One of the best: Royse City man inducted into Korean martial arts hall of fame | Local News

Last Saturday, John Murphy, the owner and head instructor of JTMS Korean Martial Arts in Greenville, received an honor of a lifetime as he was inducted into the Korean Martial Arts Masters Hall of Fame. The recognition was extra special for Murphy as he was inducted alongside Grandmaster Ji Han Jae, with Ji not only …

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Indonesian student Indra Lokatama says he is the only certified hapkido instructor on Oahu, and he teaches local children it for free

Photo by Ulziibayar Badamdorj Photo by Ulziibayar Badamdorj Indra Lokatama, a senior from Indonesia majoring in psychology, said he is the only certified hapkido instructor on the entire island of Oahu. In addition, the BYU–Hawaii Hapkido Club, which he coaches, is the first and only Hapkido Club on the island. He said he volunteered to …

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Newcomer, Indigenous women in Winnipeg find power in self-defense

A group of newcomer and Indigenous women gathered together on International Women’s Day to learn the power of self-defense. The event included about 30 participants from North End Women’s Centre, the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba and Ma Ma Wi Chi Itata Centre. Before getting into combat mode, everyone shared a meal together …

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