In the summer of 2017 two seminars are scheduled by international instructor Ko Sehwan (6th dan). From June 12 until June 16 there will be an intensive weeklong seminar in Lohja, Finland. In August a full week seminar will take place in Urk, the Netherlands, starting Monday August 21.
In the first week of master Ko Baek-yong’s visit to the Netherlands he taught a week long HKD training camp at Chongmukwan in Urk. Participants from several Dutch schools trained three times a day under the ever watchful eye of master Ko. Each session lasted at least two hours.
In May master Ko Baek-yong will visit Europe to teach Hankido to members of the Dutch and Finnish Hankido schools. Here we will keep you updated on when and where seminars will take place.
Our federation has made a list of people who are eligible to test for a high dan rank in 2016.
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.
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.
Master Ko Baek-yong has arrived in Holland to teach a series of seminars for three months. At the end of his stay there will be a two week instructor seminar. During the last month of master Ko’s stay master Yang Yong-seok will join him. This article will be updated regularly with new pictures and stories
A team of Brazilian martial artists visited the hankimuye headquarters to learn about hankido as part of their documentary about Korean martial arts.
The Dutch hankido instructors from our federation are key in educating the other member schools in Europe. Instructors Wim van der Linden (4th dan) and Mustafa Fidanci (2nd dan) visited our schools in Istanbul, Turkey for a long weekend of seminars and private teaching.
Chongmukwan in the Netherlands will host a Hankido Festival on May 30 with master Ko Baek-yong. The festival will take place in the new dojang of Chongmukwan.