…Humans are endowed with the instincts to protect or defend themselves and to preserve their culture’s security. These instincts naturally led people to develop certain physical qualities and activities, conscious and unconscious. Depending on the environment, bare-handed fighting techniques and defensive martial arts were developed when they were deemed necessary.

In fact, it is difficult to precisely trace the origins of the Korean martial art. However, tradition states that the martial arts of the Han (Korean) race was initially called Dong-yi martial arts founded by the Dong-yirace. There is no doubt that the Dong-yi race was referred to the Bae-dal race, an ancient name for the Korean race…