First Floor, 24 Longstone Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3SN.
Whether you are looking to get fitter, lose weight, learn self defence, have an interest in learning traditional martial arts or a combination of all three, at The Martial Arts Centre, our fun, friendly and supportive classes could be just for you.
Our style, Kuk Sool Won is a comprehensive, traditional Korean martial art, founded in 1958 by Grandmaster SUH, IN HYUK, 10th Degree Black Belt. It has now become a world-wide organisation, with thousands of students training in schools in many different countries.
Kuk Sool is based on three indigenous traditions of Korean martial arts which are:
The technical syllabus of Kuk Sool is vast and comprehensive and includes: kicking, hand strikes, forms, throwing, falling, joint locking, pressure points, sparring and a myriad of weapons techniques that together merge into a beautiful and dynamic hard-soft style emphasising speed and fluidity. Other techniques such as: meditation, breath control, acupressure and acupuncture are employed to improve and maintain health, develop internal power and slow down the ageing process.
Philosophically, Kuk Sool stresses humility, self-discipline, self-control and respect for others. Together, these different aspects of Kuk Sool provide the means for attaining a long and healthy life.
24 Longstone Road