How NOT to be a creeper

As a woman in martial arts, I get creeped on a fair amount. Usually it’s harmless — social skills and an interest in martial arts sadly do not always go hand in hand, but most people mean well and aren’t trying to be as off-putting and occasionally threatening as they are. One of the “unfair” […]

Getting Started

We would love to help you get started in martial arts classes here at Kuk Sool Won™ of St. Paul! We offer 2 free weeks of classes for new students, so if you know that the best way for you or your child to get started is to jump right in, please just email us. We’ll […]

Best Quality Kuk Sool Video Ever

Kwan Jang Nim Alex Suh recently had a professional video made to promote his 2 new schools down in Texas. Fortunately for everyone else he offers the video to help other schools who would like to use it. Enjoy!

Secrets of the True Martial Arts Instructor

So I am sitting in Houston Airport waiting for my flight (we’ve been delayed three hours so far), and I’m trying not to let the frustration ruin what has been an outstanding weekend. I have spent the last three days with my fellow instructors at the Kuk Sool Won annual instructor training. There were instructors […]

Knives, Fans, and Monks…Oh My!

I asked Photographer Jason Teale for some of his amazing images for our blog readers and he thankfully said yes. Jason is currently teaching English in South Korea and is also currently testing for Kyo Sa Nim. He took these beautiful images of Knife Defense (Dahn Do Maki), Fan Techniques (Bu Chae Sool), and Monk […]

World Championships – Kuk Sool Martial Arts Wallpapers

Yet another release of some Kuk Sool Won Martial Arts Wallpapers for your computer. This week we bring two wallpapers from previous Kuk Sool Won World Championships. The first is of cane defense techniques and the second is of Master Suh Sung Jin doing a form, or, as we like to call it, “Hyung.” Enjoy. […]

Kuk Sool Won Desktop Wallpapers – St Paul Dragonfest

Here are the first two desktop wallpapers we are putting on the web (scroll down to bottom of this post to download). We will be periodically adding other desktop wallpapers from everything Kuk Sool and not just Kuk Sool Won of St Paul. If you would to stay notified of new content we produce and […]

Best Kuk Sool Pictures….Ever

Some of the best kuk sool pictures ever have been taken by a professional photographer when we did our Martial Arts demonstration at Dragonfest 2007 in St Paul, MN. All the photos can be found and purchased for yourself at, I believe if you like the photos and want them for yourself and your […]

Armed and Breadly

Short story even shorter, one of our Black Belts (Mel) here at Kuk Sool Won of St Paul beat down a mugger the day before Thanksgiving in broad daylight with a loaf of bread while the mugger tried to steal her purse. I will let Mel explain her strange self defense in her own words: […]

How to Tie your Martial Arts Belt

There are a couple of ways to tie your Martial Arts belt but the most basic way is shown in the diagram below. Many beginners have a problem tying their own belt so why not post about it. If you feel like putting your dress belts on like this, have fun looking like a stallion […]