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3 ELEMENTS OF HAPKIDO
유 or 柳) → (유
Yu, Water Principle, can be thought of as the soft, adaptable strength of water. Hapkido is "soft" in that it does not rely on physical force alone, much like water is soft to touch. As the flowing stream penetrates and surrounds its obstructions and as dripping water eventually penetrates the stone, so does the Hapkido strength flow in and through its opponents.
원 or 圓) → (원
Won, Circular Principle, is a way to gain momentum to execute techniques in a natural and free-flowing manner. A way of redirecting the opponent's force by leading the attack in a circular pattern.
화 or 和) → (화
Hwa, Non-Resistance, is simply the act of remaining relaxed and not directly opposing an opponent's strength. Blending motion with the opponent's motion.