Training Session​

JULY 17-18, 2021

The July training session is scheduled for July 17-18, at Dr. Bergman's home in Bolton Landing, New York.  For address and to RSVP, please check the East Coast Haidong Gumdo Association Facebook group.

Saturday’s session will begin at 10am. In addition to basic martial arts training, sword cutting skills, and meditation practice we will also help prepare those who are planning to take their next test. There will also be time for contact and non contact sparring. Please bring your jingum, sparring equipment, two mokgum, a kagum and BYOB (bring your own bamboo).

Sunday session will start at 9am and include a review of basic training, gumbup (Yedo 9 and Bonguk 7), internal energy development and contact and non contact sparring.

A brief meeting will follow.

Time will also be set aside for individual technical questions and review.

Training will be outdoors so please bring appropriate foot wear.

An archery range will be set up during the entire weekend and you will be welcome to use it during free time.

Lunches will be available at local restaurants and micro breweries. After lunch lake cruises and tours are complementary.

If you are planning on staying overnight, you are advised to book a room ASAP. There are many motels but they fill up fast. Areas that are nearby include Lake George Village, Warrensburg, Queensbury, and Glens Falls.