Two instructors from our federation taught a weekend seminar in Finland from December 9 till December 11. Wim van der Linden and Klaas Barends were invited by Sami Munnuka to teach at the newly opened Finnish Hankido headquarters near Helsinki. The Dutch and Finnish federation keep close contact and visits are made regularly back and […]
On Wednesday, May 11, three persons tested for their next dan grade at the Trio Sports Center in Vantaa, Finland. Master Ko Baek-yong and instructor Klaas Barends watched three people test for their next dan grade.
Master Ko Baek-yong arrived in the Netherlands where he will kick off the European Hankimuye Seminars of 2016. Master Ko will also travel to Finland and Spain to teach hankido.
In preparation of master Ko Baek-yong’s upcoming visit to Finland in May of this year, instructor Klaas Barends from the Dutch Hankido Federation visited Finland for a weekend filled with hankido and hankumdo training.
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.
Today was our last day in Finland. Tomorrow we will fly to the Netherlands, where we will stay until Saturday May 3. We taught one final seminar on this last day and had a great time. Everyone was wearing his or her fresh new belt and was extra motivated to make the last seminar count.
Today was another busy day in Finland. It started with a combined black belt and red belt test. Jouni Lahtinen tested for his black belt (first dan) while his partner during the test, Antti Kuismanen, tested for red belt. After this test several other members of the Finnish Hankido Federation tested for their next coloured […]
Our fourth day in Finland started with a three hour private training session with the instructor and assistant-instructors.
During our morning training session a reporter from the local newspaper visited us for an interview and some pictures. People in Lohja are working hard to promote hankido. Later we visited Helsinki for some sightseeing and a training session at the local school.