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Is Hapkido Self Defense Staged?

Is Hapkido Self Defense Staged?

When watching a Hapkido self defense demonstration, it is common for an uninformed individual to perceive that the techniques are just a well-practiced action scene, just choreography and acting. In this video we talk about the truth behind that claim as well as the reasonings for why it seems that way. By Matt Hinkamp

***Music obtained from bensound.com – “November”***

Some gear I use:
Makiwara: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08FBQXTSC/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=mhinkamp05-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B08FBQXTSC&linkId=c10a40b59eabb8ee60451e80ae4dfc40
Rebreakable Boards: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00U360W7W/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=mhinkamp05-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00U360W7W&linkId=7f2bc592b840701011738e7cf6076512
Kicking Targets: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B076CB6F13/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=mhinkamp05-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B076CB6F13&linkId=ec2f89e6dd7f0600e7a8250edc0075f8
Macho Sparring Gear: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00JFZ5UJC/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=mhinkamp05-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00JFZ5UJC&linkId=42b92e1dba5ea8e07c2a4b501847564d
Nunchakus: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07PJDBYN5/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=mhinkamp05-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B07PJDBYN5&linkId=866de6d6471255c353b8a98da3ccca72
Practice Swords: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00K8EUTBS/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=mhinkamp05-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00K8EUTBS&linkId=1029cc08ea494d7d81f0add36659dc51