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2 Weeks Free in February - Self-defense & Fitness Hapkido

Thursday, February 07, 2019

Visit us today and try 2 weeks FREE of classes in our Hapkido self-defense & fitness program.
Our Hapkido program is available for interested individuals living in the Davie/Cooper City FL area.

Classes are safe, beginner-friendly, and teach traditional Hapkido to teens and adults, along with practical self-defense skills.

Visit our studio and try the free classes on Mondays or Wednesdays at 8:00pm.

Call today should you have any questions and to schedule your first free class: 954-680-0249.

What's it like in our Hapkido class:
  • students train at their own pace and ability
  • a little cardio, a little strength training, and lots of awesome Hapkido
  • you will learn traditional and practical striking techniques using hands and feet, fists and elbows
  • how to fall and roll for students who are able to do so safely
  • joint manipulation, joint locks, chokes and throws similar to judo
  • training is done in a traditional and respectful manner, but in a friendly and relax atmosphere
  • safety is always our first priority

Weston FL Looking for Hapkido Self Defense?

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Our Hapkido program is available for interested individuals living in Weston FL. We are located about 10-15 minutes East on Griffin Rd in the heart of Cooper City FL.

Classes are safe, beginner-friendly, and teach traditional Hapkido to teens and adults, along with practical self-defense skills.

We invite all Weston residents interested in our martial arts and fitness program, to visit our studio and try one or two free classes on any Monday or Wednesday at 8:00pm.

After the free class you can take advantage of our introductory special which gives you 4 weeks of lessons, including a uniform, for $49.
Call today should you have any questions and to schedule your first free class: 954-680-0249.

What's it like in our Hapkido class:
  • students train at their own pace and ability
  • a little cardio, a little strength training, and lots of awesome Hapkido
  • you will learn traditional and practical striking techniques using hands and feet, fists and elbows
  • how to fall and roll for students who are able to do so safely
  • joint manipulation, joint locks, chokes and throws similar to judo
  • training is done in a traditional and respectful manner, but in a friendly and relax atmosphere
  • safety is always our first priority

Davie FL Teens and Adults - Get Fit and Learn Self Defense

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Our Hapkido program is now accepting new students ages 13 and up living in the Davie and Cooper City areas. Classes are safe, beginner-friendly, and teach traditional hapkido, along with practical self-defense skills.

We invite all teens and adults who are interested to visit our studio and try one or two free classes on any Monday or Wednesday at 8:00pm. You will see first hand the many benefits of hapkido self-defense training.

After the free class you can take advantage of our introductory special offering 4 weeks of classes, with a uniform, for $49.
Call us today and schedule your free class: 954-680-0249.

What's it like in our Hapkido class:
  • we start with warmup exercises like jumping jacks and light stretching
  • students train at their own pace and ability
  • a little cardio, a little strength training, and lots of awesome hapkido
  • you will learn traditional and more practical striking techniques using your hands, fists and elbows
  • kicks will be covered, whether you can kick high or low, we have techniques for your to apply
  • how to fall and roll is taught to students who are able to do so safely
  • hapkido is known for joint manipulation, joint locks and throws similar to judo
  • classes are small usually 5 or 6 people
  • we wear uniforms in class
  • training is done in a traditional and respectful manner, but in a friendly and relax atmosphere
  • safety is always our first priority

Hapkido in Davie FL - Beginner Friendly Classes

Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Davie Self-defense
Hapkido self-defense classes for teens and adults in the Davie area. We have a that will challenge you and help you reach your fitness and healthy living goals. Classes are safe, beginner-friendly, and teach you traditional hapkido, along with practical self-defense skills.

We invite you to come and try one or two free classes on any Monday or Wednesday at 8:00pm. See first hand the many benefits of hapkido training.

Currently we are offering 4 weeks of classes, with a uniform, for $49. Contact us today and try a free class - 954-680-0249.

What's it like in our Hapkido class:
  • we start with warmup exercises like jumping jacks and light stretching
  • students train at their own pace and ability
  • a little cardio, a little strength training, and lots of awesome hapkido
  • you will learn traditional and more practical striking techniques using your hands, fists and elbows
  • kicks will be covered, whether you can kick high or low, we have techniques for your to apply
  • how to fall and roll is taught to students who are able to do so safely
  • hapkido is known for joint manipulation, joint locks and throws similar to judo
  • classes are small usually 5 or 6 people
  • you have to be 13 to start, but we have students who are in their 70s
  • we wear uniforms in class
  • training is done in a traditional and respectful manner, but in a friendly and relax atmosphere
  • safety is always our first priority

Self-defense and Fitness Davie - Summer Special

Saturday, July 07, 2018
Davie Self-defense
For teens and adults living in the Davie / Cooper City area, we have a self-defense and fitness program that will challenge you. Our classes are safe, beginner-friendly and teach you traditional hapkido along with practical self-defense skills.

Currently we are offering  w4eeks of classes, with a uniform, for $49. Contact us today and try a free class - 954-680-0249.

Hapkido teaches:
  • self-defense
  • striking with hands and feet, knees and elbows
  • joint locks and pressure point striking
  • hip and shoulder throws like in judo
  • a great workout to get in shape and lose weight
  • improves flexibility and mobility
  • reduce stress

Hapkido in Weston - Self-defense and Fitness

Sunday, March 11, 2018
Hapkido Self-defense Weston Davie Cooper City
Came across this Sun Sentinel article from 1991 about Hapkido self-defense classes that used to be offered in Weston. Great to see how the World Hapkido Federation was represented in the area back then.

A Martial Art For Everyone Even The Disabled Can Master Hapkido To Build Self-confidence And For Self-defense.

June 30, 1991 | By LOURDES RODRIGUEZ-FLORIDO, Staff Writer

Earlier in the evening, Linda Marcus tossed a man over her shoulder. "You should see the way we throw these men around," she said afterwards, laughing.

But as she continued to talk, the laughter disappeared and was replaced by a sort of reverence. For Marcus was talking about the Korean martial art she is learning -- hapkido.

To Marcus, hapkido is not just a way to exercise. It is a way of coping with an increasingly violent world.

"I'm tired of being afraid," said Marcus, 36. "This is my world too."

It was a statement that was echoed by many of her other Weston classmates, which include retirees and disabled adults. Hapkido, unlike other martial arts, is not geared to those with athletic strength and ability.

"Hapkido is a sort of a science of self-defense,"...

"It places its emphasis on body pressure points and redirection of the force of the attack and does not require excessive strength or agility or any athletic capability," said Pellegrini, of Sunrise.

"That`s why it is an art that`s truly for everyone."

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Free Class Adult Self-Defense on Saturday 3/17/18

Thursday, March 01, 2018

Once again we will be hosting a free introductory class for men and women in the Cooper City / Davie area who are interested in learning more about the many benefits of martial arts training.

Please register on our EventBrite page (http://bit.ly/2EYxiJ5) and come prepared for a great workout and learning experience. We will send out an email reminder 48 hours before the class.

Self-defense Workshop for Women

Monday, February 19, 2018
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Once again we will be hosting a women's self-defense workshop on Saturday 2/24 at 10am. We had a good turnout last time and so far have a good number of people signup for this one.

In our program you will get in great shape and lose weight while learning effective self-defense skills. Grandmaster Baez has been teaching for 25 years serving the Davie / Cooper City area.

After the workshop you can sign up for a free class and see first hand the many benefits of our hapkido self-defense program.
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Grand Master Daniel Baez - 1970s Throwback

Thursday, February 01, 2018

For more than 50 years, Grand Master Daniel Baez has been walking the path of a martial arts practitioner. First in Karate, then Taekwondo. Later Hapkido, and a few other disciplines. Here we see him in the center along side life long friends and fellow practitioners. Jiujitsu, Taekwondo and Karate posing together as masters of their own discipline.

GM Baez often tells us that in the early days of competition you had to fight practitioners of various styles, so to prepare, you had to study and learn as much as you could in those disciplines. I guess it was kind of what MMA fighters have to do these days.

To learn more about our program Schedule a visit and try a free class. See first hand the many benefits of our Hapkido self-defense program.

Q & A: Hapkido Classes for Self-defense Cooper City

Friday, January 26, 2018

Hapkido is a traditional Korean martial art design as a self-defense system. It is widely used by security forces around the world. You have seen it in action in movies such as The Bourne film series and John Wick. Besides the traditional training, we take a  practical approach in an effort to keep relevant with modern self-defense situations.

What exactly does one learn in Hapkido?
Hapkido is a well rounded self-defense system where you learn to strike with hands and feet, knees and elbows. Students learn to apply joint locks and submission to stop and secure an attacker. Finally, you learn how to fall correctly and how to throw an attacker the same way you might have seen in judo. Besides learning the traditional techniques, you will practice a lot of practical self-defense application drills.

Is there an age limit to train Hapkido?
We currently only teach adults and teens over the age of 13. We have had students over 60 train regularly in class. Martial arts training is an individual journey and you train at your own pace.

Besides self-defense, what other benefits can I expect?
You can expect to lose weight, increased stamina and strength. Your mobility will improve greatly from stretching on a regular basis. Students often report having more energy and less aches and pains once they started training.

What are the classes like?
Hapkido is meant to improve every aspect of the practitioner's life. So, we teach Hapkido in a traditional setting where students wear a uniform and learn traditional etiquette. This way students can improve and grow beyond basic physical combat and self-defense.

How does one get started?
The best thing to do is to go try a free class, or at least watch one. See the school and get a feel for the instructors and the program being taught. There is usually an option to try the program for a few weeks before you decide to join it.

Sign up for a free class and see first hand the many benefits of our Hapkido self-defense program.