The Korean martial arts wielding the bo-staff is Bong Sool. The basis of Bong Sool technique is "Sohn" or hand, techniques derived from hand to hand combat skills. Thrusting, swinging, and striking techniques often resemble empty-hand movements, following the philosophy that the BONG is merely an "extension of one's limbs". BONG technique includes a wide variety of blocks, strikes, sweeps, and entrapments. Bong Sool will help everyone with their hand to eye coordination as well as impovore their self defense skills. The shear beauty and grace of Bong Sool can not be mistaken for just a demonstration art. It is indeed an art form of self defense and discipline. Bong Sool offers a unique benefit of increased upper body flexibility with it's non linear but circular movements using the bo-staff. It is a great addition to anyone's martial arts regiment to expand their martial arts horizon. Give it a try! You will love it!