Combat Hapkido (in Korean “Chon-Tu Kwan Hapkido”) developed by Grandmaster John Pellegrini, is a self defense system based upon a modern, eclectic style of the Korean Martial Art of Hapkido. Combat Hapkido’s dynamic concepts are based upon scientific principal’s of anatomy and biokinetics as well as psychology, strategy and consideration for legal and moral implications. It is well suited for men and women of all sizes because physical strength and athletic abilities are not essential. The emphasis is on redirecting the attacker’s force and controlling the attacker with minimal effort on your part.
The founder of the Combat Hapkido system, Grandmaster John Pellegrini, has regularly appeared in Black Belt Magazine and is an internationally respected martial artist. Master Clancy and Master Defilippo have regularly trained with Grandmaster Pellegrini for over ten years. They are also both certified Senior Instructors in the Combat Hapkido system.
How Can Combat Hapkido Benefit You?
Combat Hapkido is the result of over 40 years of Martial Arts / Self-Defense study, research, application and synthesis. It differs from other Hapkido styles in several technical areas.
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