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Kuk Sool Won is the systematic study of all of the traditional Korean fighting arts, founded by the Grandmaster, In Hyuk Suh, in 1958. Kuk Sool Won is a martial arts system rather than a style, and combines all of the different aspects of Asian fighting arts into one extremely well-organised curriculum.
Kuk Sool Won is derived from the three areas of ancient Korean martial arts:
The Kuk Sool Won syllabus includes, but is not limited to:
In Hyuk Suh is the founder, Grandmaster and President of the World Kuk Sool Association®. He has studied martial arts for more than 50 years, receiving his first instruction from his grandfather, Myung Deuk Suh, a master-instructor to the Korean Royal Court. After his grandfather’s death, he traveled throughout the Far East seeking out and studying additional aspects of the martial arts.
The knowledge he acquired from his grandfather and subsequent masters enabled him to establish Kuk Sool Won™. His organization now boasts 1.3 million members with over 800 schools worldwide in 27 different countries. Although expert in every aspect of martial arts, Grandmaster Suh is especially renowned for his mastery of pressure point and joint manipulation.
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