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Would taking up hapkido be a good way to relieve stress?

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Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
It can: Practices that develop physical training & mental stimulation reduce stress & improve overall health & well-being. There are many practices to achieve this & each person must choose suitable practice. Hapkido promotes respect, physical fitness, stamina, flexibility, discipline, stress reduction & the ability to maintain control of yourself & your situation.

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