A lot of people had gathered at the headquarters of the Dutch HKD Federation in IJsselstein to witness the dan test of their family, friends or students. In total 17 people tested for a dan rank. Eight people tested successfully for their first dan. The test for second dan was completed by three persons while
We are glad to announce that three new schools have decided to join our organisation. After a weekend seminar on the Spanish island Mallorca the schools of Pedro Campillo Frontera, David Martinez and Carlos Leal Campón joined the World Hankimuye Federation. We welcome them to our family.
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.
Instructor Roland van Boxtel, leader of our charter school Jeilwkan in the Netherlands, received the official World Hankimuye Federation membership certificate out of the hands of Leon de Heus.
On May 21 and 22 master Ko Baek-yong will teach an introduction course to hankido on the island of Mallorca. In May master Ko will tour Europe to promote hankido and hankumdo, the seminar on the island is master Ko Baek-yong’s first visit to Spain.
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 the upcoming seminars we have designed a new T-shirt. The T-shirt is made of 100% polyester and available in different sizes and colours.
A poster was designed of the upcoming hankido seminars. You can download a .pdf file and print it to promote your event with master Ko Baek-yong.
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.