Posted On:12/29/2007 11:07am
Originally Posted by odojang
- The Hapkido connection was told to me by Master Blake. When I saw the added joint breaking techniques in the Encyclopedia and asked him about it, he told me that General Choi hired a Hapkido 3rd dan to study the moves and incorporate them into Taekwon-Do's curriculum. He didn't identify the said hapkidoist... but the new techniques are there since 1983.
Now, if anyone can add information to validate or contradict this, I am always open to learn... or relearn if need be.
thanks for sharing!
Master Chung Kee Tae was the Hapkido -ist.
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