The Juniors classes are for students ages 7 through 12 years old.
The Youth/Adult classes are attended by teens and adults, ages 13 and up. Junior students do not attend these classes.
From time to time, other events and classes are scheduled such as the WKSA® Super Seminar, breaking and weapons workshops.
Sahm Bum Nym Damon Edwards is a Central Arkansas native and has been studying martial arts since a young age. He spent a brief time in Tae Kwon Do, ninjutsu, and Tai chi. In 2001 he was introduced to Kuk Sool Won. At that time he started training in Jacksonville, Arkansas under the instruction of Ji Do Kwan Jah Nym Cleo Randall. He received his 1st degree black belt in 2008 and soon after he started assisting instruction under Master Randall. In 2020. In June of 2020 he was promoted to the rank of 4th Degree black belt, Sahm Bum Nym. With Master Randall's unfortunate passing in September 2020, Sahm Bum Nym Edwards took over the Kuk Sool Won of Jacksonville school and has been the owner and head instructor since.
Adults older than 60 years have taken Kuk Sool Won™ and have received their black belt. Why is this so? Kuk Sool Won™ has many physical benefits from strengthening muscles, ligaments, and tendons, to improving circulation. Men, Women, even Parents: no matter the age, career or interests, will gain new confidence while improving your overall physical conditioning. Kuk Sool Won™ of Jacksonville will train you in techniques which will enhance your capability to effectively defend yourself. Subsequently, parents will enjoy an activity that they can participate in with their children while they grow mentally and physically.
Comprising the martial arts history of Korea, Kuk Sool Won™ is a systematic study of all of the traditional fighting arts of Korea. As a martial arts system, Kuk Sool Won™ is extremely well-organized. It seeks to integrate and explore the entire spectrum of established Asian fighting arts and body conditioning techniques, as well as mental development and traditional weapons training.
Kuk Sool Won™ is a comprehensive martial arts system, derived from the rich and varied martial arts techniques and traditions that have arisen in Korea. Although its origins may be traced to antiquity, the present Kuk Sool Won™ system was formally devised by Grandmaster In-Hyuk Suh in 1961, and brought by him to America in 1974. As the founder of Kuk Sool Won™, In Hyuk Suh spent more than forty years in single-minded practice and research in order to learn, master, and compile the more than 3,608 techniques that comprise Kuk Sool Won™.
Kuk Sool Won™ of Jacksonville, Arkansas
201 West Martin Street
Martin Youth Center
Jacksonville, Arkkansas 72076
Kuk Sool Won™ is a systematic study of all of the traditional fighting arts, which together comprise the martial arts history of Korea. As a martial arts system, Kuk Sool Won™ is extremely well-organized It seeks to integrate and explore the entire spectrum of established Asian fighting arts and body conditioning techniques, as well as mental development and traditional weapons training.
Striking and Kicking Practice
Form and Technique Practice
Traditional Korean Weapons Practice