Martial Arts

The Way of Clear Mind – Clear Thinking – Clear Action Shim Gum Do translated as “mind sword path” is an embodiment of Zen and Martial Arts. We offer daily instruction as part of our physical education program. Shim Gum Do– mind, sword, path– is an original Zen Art that integrates the practice and principles of Zen meditation with the “action meditation” of martial arts practice. The wooden sword practice of Shim Gum Do comprises 330 forms, choreographed sequences of blocking and attacking movements. Each form is unique and generates a specific energy and a beatutiful, athletic physical expression. The practice…