5 Moo Do Values

5 Moo Do Values

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The vision for our Kwan Jang Nim is to ensure the growth of our art for generations to come. The Kwan Jang Nim has identified five areas, known as the 5 Moo Do Values that are vital in the realization of this vision.

 

HISTORY [Yuk Sa]

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Where is history in our training?

  • History of humanity, Moo Do, Korea, Soo Bahk Do, Moo Duk Kwan, Federation, and your Do Jang (click here for a detailed history of the Moo Duk Kwan)
  • Honoring the past (Respect Seniors/Elders)
  • History on the background of Hyung and the other achievements

Why is our history important?

  • Pride and Credibility
  • Backbone of being / Strengthening Identity
  • Appreciate the value of where we are in the present by honoring the past that has made it possible for us to be where we are today
  • Our past history shows us how our present has been formed (created). It is the foundation for us to be able to create our future in a natural way

TRADITION [Jun Tong]

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Where is tradition in our training?

  • Traditional bowing / Beginning and ending ceremony at each class
  • Protocols
  • Shim Sa process / procedures and certifications
  • Dan Bon
  • Moo Duk Kwan Do Bahk (Blue Trim)
  • Way of things we are doing within our training

Why is tradition important in our training?

  • Backbone of being / Strengthening identity
  • Forming unique identity through character development and learning the value of particular traditions

DISCIPLINE / RESPECT [Ki Gang / Jon Kyung]

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Where is discipline and respect in our training?

  • In all aspects of our Moo Do (Martial Way) training

Why is discipline and respect important in our training?

  • Character development / Strengthening identity
  • Benefit you and others through discipline and respect
  • Prevent conflict by being respectful to others so you will earn respect
  • Discipline is built upon respect and principles of nature for all things

PHILOSOPHY [Chul Hak]

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Where is philosophy in our training?

 

  • In all our training and actions during in/outside of Do Jang (training hall)
  • Moo Do Chul Hak (philosophy), Sip Sam Seh, 8 Key Concepts, 10 Articles, Mission 2000

Why is philosophy important in our training?

  • Strengthening our character and identity
  • Helps guide our training to meet with the principles underlying the nature of the universe

TECHNIQUE [Ki Sool]

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Where are techniques in our training?

  • In all our training
  • In Hu Ri (application of the hip)
  • All publications from the Moo Duk Kwan

Why is technical proficiency important in our training?

  • Strengthening identity
  • Excellent tools for us to experience and find enlightenment in all above mentioned values
  • Effective techniques for Self-Defense based on the human physiology

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