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Oom Yung Doe teaches powerful and effective self-defense techniques 8 styles of martial arts makes for incredible self-defense

The training I’ve received has given me the confidence to handle any situation. Learning forms and techniques and then practicing these in sparring situations, has prepared me for a conflict in close quarters, against multiple attackers, and I’ve even learned to use ordinary objects as effective weapons. There is great comfort know you can protect yourself and your loved ones. -Frank Lin

Traditional martial arts teaches self-defense against common weapons.Self-defense, not sport martial arts

Self-defense is little to nothing like the situations that come up in most martial arts tournaments.  Most of the techniques taught in many of the schools in the U.S. focus on scoring points in these tournaments, not on dealing with an actual attacker.   Because of this, many individuals who have trained in these styles of martial arts for years have no more self-defense ability than the average person.

Self-defense is little to nothing like the situations that come up in most martial arts tournaments. Most of the techniques taught in many of the schools in the U.S. or Bellevue focus on scoring points in these tournaments, not on dealing with an actual attacker. Because of this, many individuals who have trained in these styles of martial arts for years have no more self-defense ability than the average person.

Unlike a tournament, in a most self-defense situations the attacker or attackers are very close and the defender must react from a natural standing position. The specialized starting stances in a tournament have little to do with an actual situation a person may find themselves in. Points are usually awarded merely for contact in a tournament so students do not develop the ability to strike with the force necessary in a real self-defense scenario. For safety, many targets very valuable in self-defense such as the eyes, throat, groin and head are not allowed in tournaments so practitioners do not fully develop the ability to attack these areas or to defend them themselves.

Oom Yung Doe students learn to react quickly and explosively in close range from a natural standing position. Applying the movements of Kung Fu, Aikido, Hapkido, Udo, Ju Jitsu, Kong Su and Bagwa, students learn to use the strength of their entire body to powerfully strike, manipulate joints, or take down an opponent, against any type of attack in any situation. Because the focus is on disabling an attacker and not on scoring points in a tournament, students can focus on powerful strikes to key areas of the body such as the ears, nose, throat, solar plexus, groin and knees to end the situation quickly and effectively, even against multiple attackers.

Within a month feel confident against a punch or basic grabs.

It does not take a lifetime to learn effective self-defense for most situations.  In the first few sessions students learn effective techniques for their body type against a punch, grab or kick. These strikes work with the body’s natural strengths so they may be picked up in a short amount of time. In addition, students immediately begin to work on their strength, speed, accuracy, coordination and reaction time so that they can be more and more effective with the techniques they are being taught.

Real world self-defense, not sport martial artsAfter a year feel confident in almost any single attacker, after 2 years, more than one.

How long it takes an individual to reach their self-defense goals will depend on their physical and mental condition as well as what those goals are. In 3 to 6 months, you will feel confident against the most common attacks you would experience on the street.

After a year the student begins to absorb more advanced Kong Su and Kung Fu techniques they have learned as well as beginning level Udo, Aikido, and Hapkido (take downs and joint locks).

How long it takes an individual to reach their self-defense goals will depend on their physical and mental condition as well as what those goals are. In 3 to 6 months, you will feel confident against the most common attacks you would experience on the street. After a year the student begins to absorb more advanced Kong Su and Kung Fu techniques they have learned as well as beginning level Udo, Aikido, and Hapkido (take downs and joint locks).

Aikido, Hapkido and Udo, self-defense techniques take longer to absorb because of the greater coordination and upper body strength needed to manipulate the attackers body. Students develop the coordination and strength needed to control an opponent through the forms of movement taught in their Kung Fu, Bagwa and Weapons practice. Without this practice, building the level of coordination and strength needed in an actual situation would take much, much longer.

After two years of consistent practice the student should be capable of defending against almost any punch, kick or grab from almost any attacker and is starting to apply these abilities against multiple attackers. This represents the Black Belt Level of Oom Yung Doe. Beyond 1st Degree Black Belt students and instructors practice to build higher and higher levels of speed, coordination, technique, and power until movements become instinctive and can be executed without thought. Eventually, regardless of their size, or the number of attackers, a higher level Oom Yung Doe practitioner will be able to defend and those around them in any situation.

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“Moo Doe is about much more than fighting or breaking a board. Rest assured, that though you may just learn to defend yourself quite handily, this is a Martial Art devoted to Health and Well-being that may extend from self-defense in the traditional sense to maintaining your body well into your ‘elder’ years.” -Guy Riccitelli MD