World Koong Joong Hapkido students train with a
range of traditional Korean style weapons only after achieving
1st Dan level.
The main weapons are Sword (Kal), Short
Stick (Dang Bong), Medium Stick (Chung bong), and Long Stick
Level 1: (Kal) Sword
Training begins with basic sword cutting
A sword pattern incorporating sweeping and circular techniques.
Finally, sword against sword techniques
vs.1 or 2 attackers.
Level 2: (Dang Bong) Small Stick
The dang bong pattern is flowing, with
circular motions which incorporate blocking kicking and rolling
with fast wrist flick striking motions which generate power.
Self defence with a dang bong against a punch, blocking and
striking to vulnerable areas.
Techniques using the dang bong as an extension of the hand
for locking or throwing.
Level 3: (Chang Bong) Long Stick
The chang bong pattern uses linear and
circular motion incorporating blocks and strikes.
Chang bong vs. sword.
Level 4: (Chung Bong) Medium Stick /
A linear pattern, with high and low blocking,
and high and low strikes.
Set of techniques: baton against baton, strikes, locks and