9 12, 2018



Those who are, or consider themselves, to be SinMoo have spent their years crafting their skills. They have dedicated a great portion of their lives to understanding, then representing, the way of Hapkido that has been entrusted to them by our founder, Dojunim, Ji Han Jae. In the twilight years of our founder’s life, it [...]

YOUR DIRECTION IN SINMOO HAPKIDO – By Grand Master Kirk Koskella2018-12-09T21:15:13-07:00
11 11, 2018

Three World Hapkido Leaders meet in Tucson, Arizona (10th November 2018)


Three weeks ago, special senior students of SinMoo Hapkido came to Tucson, Arizona for a private celebration of Dojunim's birthday. There were many discussions of the direction in which SinMoo should go. A week later, those honoring Dojunim's attendance request for Conference meetings to formally establish association guidelines in fidelity to SinMoo's origins; and, professional [...]

Three World Hapkido Leaders meet in Tucson, Arizona (10th November 2018)2018-11-11T13:56:49-07:00
21 09, 2018

Dojunim’s Notebook Gi-o-beop Part 3


Part 3 of a video series – “Dojunim’s Notebook” in which Dojunim continues to explain the concept of Gi-o-beop. Transcription of the Video Dojunim writes the Chinese character for Gi-o-beop in my notebook. Gi-o-Beop - Beop is law. Stop the bad things. Gi-o-beop, martial arts guy must know he using the [...]

Dojunim’s Notebook Gi-o-beop Part 32018-09-21T15:48:53-07:00
11 09, 2018

Dojunim Speaks – Part 1


This is part 1 of a bi-weekly series where Dojunim speaks on topics that he feels are important for all Martial Arts Practitioners. This video was recorded at the Seowon Tigers Community Martial Arts Academy in Tucson AZ on  11th September 2018 and features Doju, Ji Han Jae. The True meaning of the [...]

Dojunim Speaks – Part 12018-09-21T15:47:35-07:00
10 09, 2018

Dojunim’s Notebook Gi-o-beop Part 2


Part 2 of a video series – “Dojunim’s Notebook” in which Dojunim is sharing some important aspects of the martial arts way of life. In this particular video Dojunim explains the concept of Gi-o-beop ” So martial arts guy this we call “gi-o-beop” be careful of any bad situation. Don’t make [...]

Dojunim’s Notebook Gi-o-beop Part 22018-09-21T15:46:35-07:00
10 09, 2018

Dojunim’s Notebook Gi-o-beop Part 1


Earlier this year Dojunim gave a series of talks here at Seowon University in Tucson AZ, where he took the time to explain in great detail the content of his "Notebook".  We shall be presenting some of this information here on SeowonUniversity.com. Part 1 of a video series - "Dojunim's Notebook" in which [...]

Dojunim’s Notebook Gi-o-beop Part 12018-09-10T17:26:30-07:00
3 08, 2018

Song Moo News


It is time to write about the greatest new leader of our day. A man who has taken the mantle of control from Song Moo Kwan’s founder, Byung Jick Ro, bringing to the forefront, the greatest held secret in all of Taekwondo. It is this: Many of today’s Kwans were left without a master [...]

Song Moo News2018-08-06T09:56:26-07:00
2 08, 2018

Sain-Geom News


August 15, 2018, the latest installment of Seowon University’s new expanded Sain-Geum – Yu-Shin Gumbeop curriculum will make its debut. An advanced sword training curriculum has been completed, in which Master Jamae has provided an experienced, thoughtful, approach to sacred geometry in application to the soul of the sword and its relationship to the practitioner. [...]

Sain-Geom News2018-08-06T12:35:48-07:00
2 08, 2018

SinMoo Sung Hwa Do News


Hapkido - A Work in Progress I am pleased to finally share information about Doju-nim Ji Han Jae and my trip to Korea the week of June 23, 2018. We started off with a seminar and meetings with the Korea National Police Agency, at the Police Martial Arts Conference. The ability to interact with [...]

SinMoo Sung Hwa Do News2018-08-06T09:29:46-07:00
21 07, 2018

Yu-Shin Gumbeop: the Difference


Reawakening or seeing yourself incarnate as the avatar of an ancient warrior may not be an easy undertaking. In the realm of fantasy, we generate these lives in online games or day-dreams… but maybe only in half-hearted reality. Escape to a more traditional time of honor, respect and ritual, permits a resurgence of candor in [...]

Yu-Shin Gumbeop: the Difference2018-08-20T19:43:07-07:00
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