Last Sunday the first seminar of our federation took place in Thailand. At the school of master Attawiboon Kampansak located in Central Plaza, Bangkok. Martial arts enthusiasts from all over Bangkok came to the seminar.
In October five members from the United States and Texas visited the Hankimuye headquarters in Incheon to take part in the first Hankimuye Fall Seminars. For two weeks they trained three to four times a day under the guidance of master Ko Baek-yong.
The official opening of the World Hanki Martial Arts Headquarters in Incheon was attended by officials of Incheon City, senior and junior practitioners of hankido as well as representatives of the Korean Taichi Federation. Master Yang Yong-seok opened the new headquarters by introducing all attendees. Master Ko Baek-yong spoke a word of welcome and demonstrations
After teaching in New York and Plattsburgh Klaas travelled to Texas on the invitation of Sangmookwan Texas. There Klaas was a guest of Tom Foucha who heads the Texas Hankido organisation.
At the moment one of our international instructors, Klaas Barends, is teaching a series of seminar in the USA. After seminars in New York City, Klaas taught seminars at the Hankido school of instructor Ron Woord in Plattsburgh (NY).
Over the last few day instructor Klaas Barends (5th dan) has been teaching the members and instructors of Sangmookwan NYC. This school is run by instructor Michael Lee (4th dan) with the help of instructor James Kim (2nd dan). Sangmookwan in New York operates from two Korean churches in the Flushing area. Klaas has been teaching both hankido and hankumdo.
We are moving the headquarters of our federation from Seoul to Incheon. In our new gym we will be able to house more people and offer the people that stay better facilities. The gym is located in the centre of the Incheon, near the City hall subway station.
International instructors Ko Se-hwan and Klaas Barends, both 5th dan, will teach a Hankido seminar together on Sunday November 2 in Bangkok. This three hour seminar will be the first Hankido seminar of our federation in Thailand.
Are you interested in learning and teaching hankido? In the summer of 2015 we will host our first ‘120 hour instructor course’ in the Netherlands. In two weeks time you will follow a intensive two week training program with ten hours of training each day. In these two week you will get acquainted with the
In the fall of 2014 international instructor Klaas Barends (5th dan) will visit WHMAF schools in New York, Burlington and Houston. This is your opportunity to experience hankido first hand!