(hapkido consultant: thumb fight - as Master Bong Soo Han)
(karate teacher: hapkido karate - as Master Bong Soo Han)
(fight choreographer) / (hapkido karate - as Bon Soo Han of Korea)
(stunt double: Tom Laughlin - uncredited)
Grand Master Han wrote many articles on the Way of martial arts, and also authored the book, Hapkido, The Korean Art of Self-Defense (Ohara Publications, 1974), which is now in its 23rd printing. He also completed a series of ten instructional Hapkido videotapes for worldwide distribution.
Grand Master Bong Soo Han | Master Bong Soo Han | Bon Soo Han of Korea
Did You Know?
Martial Arts is not just a process for training fighters. Fighting is of least importance. What is important is the growth in the student's physical structure, mental discipline, and emotional control.
First introduced Hapkido to the United States in 1967, although mass exposure did not come until the motion picture "Billy Jack" filled the nation's theaters in 1971. In this film, Grand Master Han gained critical acclaim for creating and staging some of the most breathtaking and realistic fight sequences ever to have graced the silver screen. Up to the release of this film, brief references to ...