Aspects of Moo Duk Kwan

Moo Duk Kwan Principles:

  1. Responsibility
  2. Sincerity
  3. Justice

10 Creeds of Moo Duk Kwan:

  1. Be loyal to your country
  2. Be obedient to your parents
  3. Be lovable between husband and wife
  4. Be cooperative between brothers and sisters
  5. Be respectful to your elders
  6. Be faithful between teacher and students
  7. Be faithful between friends
  8. Be just in killing
  9. Never retreat in battle
  10. Accompany your decisions with action and always finish what you start

10 Points of Emphasis on Mental Training:

  1. Reverence for nature
  2. Physical concentration (Ki-up)
  3. Courtesy
  4. Modesty
  5. Thankfulness
  6. Self-sacrifice
  7. Cultivate courage
  8. Be strong inside and mild outside
  9. Endurance
  10. Reading ability

10 Points of Emphasis on Physical Development:

  1. Vocal exhalation, for thoracic strength (Ki-up)
  2. Focus of sight
  3. Continuous balance during movements
  4. Flexibility of the body
  5. Correct muscle tone for maximum power
  6. High and low speed techniques
  7. Exactness of techniques
  8. Adjustment for proper distance
  9. Proper breathing for endurance
  10. Conditioning hands and feet

5 Requisites on Mental Training:

  1. Oneness with nature
  2. Complete awareness of environment
  3. Experience
  4. Conscience
  5. Culture

If you knothat life is precious, then another’s life, even if it is an animal, is also precious. Hwang Kee, Moo Duk Kwan