What is Kuk Sool WonTM

Kuk Sool Won is a systematic study of all the traditional martial arts, which together comprise the martial arts history of Korea.

The traditional Korean martial art system of Kuk Sool Won was founded by In Hyuk Suh (Kuk Sa Nim) in 1958.

Kuk Sool Won has strong roots from the Korean peninsula based on the traditional and ancient martial arts. The three branches of Korean traditional martial arts which embrace the core of Kuk Sool Won are:

Tribal Martial Arts (SahDoh MuSool)
Buddhist Martial Arts (Boolkyo Musool)
Royal Court Martial Arts (KoongJoong MuSool)

Some of the elements that will be covered whilst studying Kuk Sool Won are:

  • Hand Striking
  • Kicking Techniques
  • Throws And Grappling
  • Joint Locking Techniques
  • Falling And Acrobatics
  • Body Conditioning
  • Improved Stamina, Flexibility And Suppleness
  • Meditation
  • Breathing
  • Self Discipline
  • Animal-Style Techniques
  • Advanced Techniques And Traditional Korean Weapons Are Taught To Senior
  • Students In A Safe Environment

Why Choose Kuk Sool Won?

Kuk Sool Won provides physical, emotional and spiritual balance. It offers a Self-Defence programme, character development and self-discipline. Adults learn to develop self-discipline and goal-setting; Martial Arts can also provide stress relief.

Adult Programme

Kuk Sool Won offers an all round fitness and life enhancing package for everyone. You can learn how to become self-reliant on your inner strength, whilst learning ancient Korean practices.

Mature Students

Mature students are welcome as this is a family Martial Art.

How Will I Learn?

5th Dahn Carl Barrie and his dedicated team of Black Belt Instructors provide a friendly, disciplined and supportive atmosphere. Through careful explanation and practical application, the utmost care is taken to ensure your safety and development. With some practice, you will gain greater command of your body and begin to execute techniques with greater confidence.