Our federation has made a list of people who are eligible to test for a high dan rank in 2016.
We would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
For those who aren’t afraid of a bit of cold and snow we offer the possibility to participate in the HKD Winter Seminar in Lohja, Finland. The seminar will span three days from February 5 until 7. Instructor Klaas Barends from the Netherlands will be teaching both Hankido and Hankumdo.
Registration for the Hankimuye Summer Camp 2016 is now open. The summer camp will take place from August 1, 2016 until August 12. Two weeks of full time hankido and hankumdo training at the Hankimuye headquarters in South-Korea.
After master Luiz Miele and his students visited the Hankimuye headquarters in Korea earlier this year, it was now time for Klaas Barends to pay a visit to Brazil. At the invitation of Luiz and his students Klaas spent twelve days in São Paulo. His main mission was to teach hankumdo.
Instructor Michael Lee from Sangmukwan New York has been busy starting up a new school in Haiti. Michael shares his story with us in the following article.
Instructor Klaas Barends will be traveling to Brazil to meet and train with members of the Brazilian Hankimuye Group. On September 19 a seminar will take place in São Paulo.
At the end of the 120-hour HKD course most of the participants were deemed eligible to test for their next belt. Four people tested for their next geup, while nine people test for their first, second or even third dan.
Today instructors Ko Sehwan and Klaas Barends passed the technical part of their sixth dan test in the Netherlands.
On Sunday July 5 instructors of our schools in the Netherlands received their official certification of the World Hankimuye Federation. These already seasoned instructors had followed a eight hour course of master Ko Baek-yong who currently is staying in the Netherlands.