Barrington Tiger Academy offers expert self-defense education through our Hapkido classes in Barrington, IL.
Our Hapkido self-defense classes teach a martial art that evolved from the knowledge of many different self-defense systems. Korea, Japan and surrounding countries all passed on certain “secret” techniques, which were only taught to the elite, or direct family members.
The attacks focus on the weakest parts of the opponent’s body such as arteries, nerves, joints, and organs, known as pressure points. The defensive movements use circular motions to diminish or neutralize the attacker’s power. Hapkido is excellent for women to use as self-defense against attackers!
Hapkido’s roots are connected to Datio Ryu Aiki Jujutsu and the Samurai Sokaku Takeda. His most famous students went on to establish the arts of Aikido in Japan and Hapkido in Korea.
The art is recognized by distinct uses of Joint locks in offensive and defensive movements that demonstrate skill and lifesaving movements that require intense Focus (Chi)!
As a student of Barrington Tiger Academy, you will learn the techniques that will allow you to overpower much larger attackers in our Hapkido self-defense classes. You will experience many facets of training and develop lifelong defensive skills and feel the pride of the ancient Hwarang warrior!
Hapkido is the uniting of energy to counter, i.e. using power of aggressor with your power - and controlling the situation. This can be achieved not only on a physical plane but also on a mental plane.
Philosophy of Hapkido
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Hapkido submission demonstrated highlights self defence.
Barrington Tiger Academy has proven teaching methods for all ages and fitness level, come train with us and you will be surprised how easily you will be developing exciting new abilities.