Luiz Miele (4th dan) is the pioneer of hankido in Brazil and with that in South America. We are very glad to announce that he has agreed to become the contact person of our federation for all people in South America.
In this video master Yang Yong-seok (9th dan) explains how you can easily close the distance between you and your opponent and still deliver a powerful side kick.
The first official Hankimuye fall seminars will take place from October 13 until 24, 2014. We invite everyone to visit our Korean headquarters and train with us in hankido, hapkido and hankumdo during these two weeks. Those people with the required ‘time in grade’ will be able to test for their next dan-rank at the
The last training in IJsselstein was attended by students from every corner of the country. We had a great time with master Ko Baek-yong explaining the harmony principle. One last group photo and it was time to say good bye. Looking forward to our next international seminar all ready.
After Wim successfully tested for his 4th dan in the afternoon, we practiced Taichi and Hankumdo with the instructors of the Dutch HKD Federation (NHF) at night.
Today Wim van der Linden passed his 4th dan test. Wim tested for this instructor grade in front of masters Ko Baek-yong (9th dan), Leon de Heus (7th dan) and Ko Se-hwan (5th dan).
On Wednesday we visited Amsterdam. After a walk along the canals and shopping for some souvenirs it was time to teach a class with the students of Chongmukwan.
On this rainy Tuesday we first visited a children’s HKD camp. The camp was organised by two Dutch schools. The kids enjoy a week of games and martial arts at a ‘kampeerboerderij’ (camping farm).
During the day we practiced with the Dutch instructors in IJsselstein at the headquarters of the Netherlands HKD Federation. In the evening it was time to perfect our kicking techniques. Lots of spinning and low spinning kicks.
April 27, 2014 was an historic day for our federation. We officially announced our organisation and what better way to start than with a seminar? Just like the day before we taught all three HKD’s, with master Yang Yong-seok. teaching hapkido kicking, master Ko Baek-yong teaching hankido self defence and master Ko Se-hwan teaching hankumdo.