Man-Son-Hing Style

Master Man-Son-Hing is internationally recognized and has competed all over the world against the best martial artists. Master Chris is experienced in Taekwondo, Hapkido, Tang Soo Do and Shotokan. Master Chris holds 5th Dan Black Belt in Taekwondo and Hapkido giving him a ranking in 159th in the World Taekowndo Federation

What is Taekwondo

Developed about fifteen centuries ago in Korea, it is an art of the hands and feet. Literally translated it means:

Taekwondo as a Sport

The competitor attempts to overcome an opponent. For example, Tae Kwon Do is now an Olympic event. It is the only sport where parents and their children can be totally involved promoting a feeling of togetherness.

Taekwondo as a Martial Art

The individual attempts to overcome one's self. To attain control over his or her mind and body

Tenets of Taekwondo


COURTESY
Honor, Respect & Loyalty to others

INTEGRITY
Honor, Respect & Loyalty within oneself

PERSERVERANCE
Patience, Determination & Persistence

SELF CONTROL
Patience, Dignity, Discipline, Balance & Will

INDOMITABLE SPIRIT
Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance & Self Control


What is Hapkido?

Hapkido is a dynamic and eclectic Korean martial art. It is a form of self-defense that employs joint locks, pressure points, throws, kicks, and other strikes. Hapkido practitioners train to counter the techniques of other martial arts as well as common unskilled attacks. There are also traditional weapons including short stick, cane, rope, nunchucks, sword and staff which vary in emphasis depending on the particular tradition examined.