Swordsmen Martial Arts - Haidong Gumdo News

Mixed Fighting Arts Archery

26-Dec-14 05:48
New Swordsmen Class:  MFA Archery, a martial art archery style from the Far East.

2011 Australian Haidong Gumdo Nationals

09-Jan-08 08:33
Haidong Gumdo Australia will be holding National Championships 22-23 October.  There will be two days of seminars, black belt and masters grading and competition.  This year we will be hosting a team of dignitaries and competitors from Korea and we are expecting a remarkable competition.  More information to be posted soon!

2012 HDGD World Championships

09-Jan-08 08:28
Two members of Swordsmem Martial Arts win the title of "Samurang" as part of the Australian National team!!  Pictured is Jared Keam, who won the fiercely contested Instructor Tournament.  One of our juniors won the junior colour belt sword pattern division.  We also came home with threel gold medals and two bronzes.  Swordsmen club also participated in the "Demonstration" Event with a representation of the mulympics theme.  We are very proud of the hard work and dedication from all of the Swordsmen competitors.Swordsmen Instructor Jared Keam

Instructor Parks at the Chuncheon International TKD Open

20-Jun-07 07:49
Instructor Cheri Parks recently competed at the Chuncheon International Open, 15-19 July 2011 in South Korea after qualifying earlier this year.  Cheri was lucky enough to share a bronze medal in Individual Poomse with teammate Lisa Boyd-Williamson.

2010 Haidong Gumdo World Championships

20-Jun-07 07:49
The Australian Haidong Gumdo Team has returned from the  2010 Haidong Gumdo World Championships with the Best Association Award.  This is the highest level award and the whole Australian Team, Masters, Instructors, students and family all worked together to achieve this honour.  The competition went quite well for everyone and especially those who made it the final rounds.  Jared Keam from Swordsmen Martial Arts won a bronze in Bamboo Cutting.  Other finalists were the Australian Group Gumbop Team, Matthew Wall from Southern Cross in Brisbane, Silver, Bamboo Cutting; Christopher Kim from Canberra; James Whittering from Mudo, Gold Coast;   and several others.  The Australian team is headed by the Australian Haidong Gumdo Association president, Master Jung Il Oh.