Taekkyeon, the world's first UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage
What you'll do
Like flowing water, like blowing wind
Taekkyeon, a traditional Korean martial arts, is registered as Korea's No. 76 Intangible Cultural Asset and listed as a UNESCO World Intangible Cultural Heritage. Its philosophy is 'naturalism,' seeking flexibility and serenity in an artistic style by stepping to its unique rhythms.
KiHyun Do has been trained Taekkyeon for nearly 40 years and is one of the four masters who was trained Taekgyeon from DeokGi Song, a human cultural asset, who is one of the last practitioners of the ancient martial art. While your master was studying in the U.S., he established Taekkyeon Club for the first time in his school and introduced it in the country. Along with various activities to promote Taekkyeon, he contributes to the invigorazation of the martial arts.
Things to keep in mind
- No accessories and jewelries allowed for safety
- Your own traning clothes
Cancellation / Refund Policy
- Cancellation 2 days prior to the selected date: No refund
- Cancellation 3 days prior to the selected date: 100% refund
Address : 111 Daehak-ro 8ga-gil Jongno-gu Seoul
*Nearby Tourist Attraction Recommending Daehak-ro (Hyehwa, Seoul Subway Line 4)
A street of youth dating from 1398 As Daehak-ro ('Daehak' means 'universities;, and 'ro' means 'streets') is named because nine universities, including Seoul Univ., are all located in the area, you can feel vitality of youth. As the mecca of the Korean theater industry, most of the famous Korean actors and actresses make their debut based on the experiences in acting here. You may see an actor just passing by you on the street at the Academy Awards a few years later. Who knows?