July 6, 2022

WORLD HAPKIDO NEWS

WORLD HAPKIDO NEWS

MASTER ERIC LAINO SEMINAR IN NORTH CAROLINA

MASTER ERIC LAINO SEMINAR IN NORTH CAROLINA

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: MASTER ERIC LAINO

PHONE: (570) 242-4963

E-MAIL: lainoeric@yahoo.com

June 2nd, 2022, in Garner, North Carolina, Master Eric Laino, Sparring Coach for the USA Hapkido Union Team USA, conducted a sparring techniques and strategy training seminar.

The seminar was hosted at Redfield Martial Arts, owned by Head Instructor, Master Bernard Redfield.

Master Laino is a nationally ranked Black Belt competitor in Sparring and Forms. He draws from his years of personal competition experience to create an effective training program for Hapkido athletes. At the seminar he covered championship techniques and strategies including his three favorite hand techniques and kicks for competition.

He taught proper execution of the back fist, the ridge hand and reverse punch for maximum speed and power. He also covered power and timing secrets for lead leg, round house, side kick and hook kicks.

The strategy session included how to create opening for your techniques and application of the Sphere of vision (Cone) Principle: Attack using blind spots to create openings to draw in the opponent so that you can score.

Economy of motion principle was taught using jamming techniques to stop the attack so that you can counter with the three primary competition kicks.

The tactics training covered the three primary elements of distancing, timing, and footwork to dominate your opponent. All the participants had a great time and look forward to the next event.

“It was a pleasure to host my friend, Master Eric Laino. He taught a fast paced technical and informative sparring seminar. My students enjoyed it very much and look forward to the next time.” – Bernard Redfield

The next event is scheduled for the fall of 2021. For information on joining the USA Hapkido Union contact us at worldhapkidonews@gmail.com

To host a seminar with Master Eric Laino call or text him directly at Phone: (570) 242-4963.

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