Italy 10th Anniversary Seminars 2011

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Watch the Hwa Rang Do Italy 2011 Summer Seminars with Hwa Rang Do Founder, Dr. Joo Bang Lee and Grandmaster Taejoon Lee LIVE. Includes 4 sessions on: Grappling (Gotoogi) Arm Submissions with GM Taejoon Lee (Recorded) Grappling (Gotoogi) Chokes & Cranks with GM Taejoon Lee (Recorded) Joint Manipulation for Self-Defense with Hwa Rang Do Founder, […]

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Sweeps as Setups – Sparring Combinations

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Next Tuesday is Grandmaster Taejoon Lee’s birthday and he’s decided to give EVERYONE a “reverse gift”. He’s giving away 3 mastermind videos, which he recorded earlier this year during one of his first LIVE Mastermind Classes. These videos are FREE and available to the public, no strings attached. To get access to these 3 FREE […]

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Leg Hook Setups – Sparring Combinations

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Next Tuesday is Grandmaster Taejoon Lee’s birthday and he’s decided to give EVERYONE a “reverse gift”. He’s giving away 3 mastermind videos, which he recorded earlier this year during one of his first LIVE Mastermind Classes. These videos are FREE and available to the public, no strings attached. To get access to these 3 FREE […]

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Single Leg Takedowns

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Introduction to Single Leg Pickup Takedowns from the 2008 Black Sash Conference sessions in West Los Angeles. These are for sport applications of grappling takedowns. In Hwa Rang Do, our sport submission fighting method is called Gotoogi – “Fighting Skills to the End”. To gain access to FREE Hwa Rang Do Lessons, click here to […]

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Grandmaster Lee’s 8th Dan Speech

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Newly promoted, Grandmaster Taejoon Lee delivers his speech at his Hwa Rang Do 8th Dan Ceremony & Banquet. On May 23rd, 2009 in front of over 100 friends, family and students, Taejoon Lee was promoted to 8th Dan Black Sash Grandmaster and given the title of Kuk Sa Nim. During his speech, Grandmaster Taejoon Lee […]

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Warrior’s Path – Unafraid of Change

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Unafraid of Change As many of you are aware, we have made some changes to our programs and curriculum here at the West Coast Hwa Rang Do Academy. For over 10 years, we have maintained the same programs, curriculums, pricing and methods of instruction.  It has worked well for us, but I felt that it […]

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Walking with Death

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The Warrior’s Path Walking with Death “I guess it comes down to a simple choice really – get busy living or get busy dying.” The Shawshank Redemption Grandmaster Taejoon Lee faces off against Jokyo Simon Lee I had a student come to me and ask for a private lesson to show him how to execute […]

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No Excuses!

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Please do not disregard.  No matter what, please bear it and read to the end. When I first opened our school in 1994, we gave the choice of choosing Tae Soo Do or Hwa Rang Do to the students.  Of course they all chose, Hwa Rang Do even after they were told that it was […]

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Submission Fighting

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During Hwa Rang Do’s® Korea Trip in 2004, Grandmaster Taejoon Lee woos and wows the crowd with a myriad of different grappling techniques. These include wrist locks, figure-4s, chokes, neck cranks, armbars, shoulder cranks, grapevines, takedowns, and much more… This clip only highlights a small portion of the amounts of information he covered in that […]

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