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The Way of the Zen Warrior

Developing Tendon Energy

"Zen Martial art is about enlightenment."

Kwan Um Do Kwang is a path of self-development that has its roots in Korean Zen training. Starting with martial arts training of the body and mind: sword, self-defense, and striking arts, the student learns to interact with compassion.

Meditation and chanting assist the student in cutting through the phenomenal world to the world of non-duality. Ultimately Mind Sword leads to liberation from the attachement to self and identification to self. the student strives to become a free being by developing his energy body and releasing himself from the grip of habit, mind, unseen forces and the wheel of birth and death.