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Master Suh, Bok Sup; the first student of Choi Dojunim, is a Judo Black belt, and many of the techniques that were first taught were specifically to stop the Judo-ka from being able to do control and throw motions against Hapkido-in.
This art is only 64 years old, and the first student is still alive - nothing has been "lost" - so no one should ever fear that...
I hear lots of questions about "groundwork" - and many people (and I don't know how it is defined in this thread) - define it as MMA/UFC sport rolling about on the ground wrestling oriented stuff...this type of material, the wrestling type of groundwork is not part of Hapkido.
Now, that does not mean that there are groups of people, like police that might not find a more protracted, less direct wrestling style somewhat useful, but when I am asked if we practice ground fighting, I tell them that in Hapkido, we do "ground finishing" - that is if I do end up on the ground we use techniques to finish the fight and return to our feet.
Hope this helps.
I like that term, ground finishing.... as with just about any art that is self defense oriented the last place you want to spend any time is on the ground, you just need to know what to do if you end up there and how to quickly regain your feet, after all if you have muliple attackers the ground spells defeat, injury or death.