During the last weekend of January 2020 Klaas Barends will visit Mallorca to teach hankido to the members of Martial Arts School Hwarang. Pedro Campillo who runs the school on Mallorca has invited Klaas in preparation of the Hankimuye Master Course 2020 that will take place in October on the island as well.
We are currently making plans for the year to come. Seminars, training camps, master courses, exams there is a lot to do in 2020. If you want to be in on this, please keep reading.
Sometimes students ask us what the Korean words are for certain techniques or they wonder what it is the instructor exactly says when he says ‘charyeot gyeongnye’ at the beginning of class. For those students we have compiled a list of Korean terms that might come in handy. The Korean words are romanized (converted from
Our federation’s leaders have developed three new certification programs. Next to rearranging the black belt requirements for hankido and hankumdo a new instructor certification program is introduced.
Master Ko Sehwan recently traveled to Europe to teach at schools in the Netherlands, Finland and Spain.
In April instructor Klaas Barends (6. dan) wil lead a hankido and hankumdo seminar in Vantaa, Finland. Klaas was invited by Sami Munukka (4. dan), head-instructor at Seongmukwan Finland.
Instructor Klaas Barends visited Palma de Mallorca to teach a hankido seminar to the members of our federation in Spain.
Plans for seminars in 2018 are starting to take shape. In January seminars have been confirmed with instructor Klaas Barends in Thailand and Spain. In May we will host another HKD Spring Seminar in Korea. In June we hope to welcome master Ko Se-hwan to Europe.
Want to train martial arts in Korea? In the spring of 2018 our federation will host a two week hankimuye seminar at our new headquarters in Seosan, South-Korea. Two weeks filled with quality hankido, hapkido and hankumdo training.
Master Ko Baek-yong is in Texas teaching instructors and student of Sangmukwan Texas. On Friday, October 28 three members of our federation tested successfully for their next black belt level. Instructor Tom Foucha was promoted to 4th-degree black belt while Lance McKee and Tim Sorensen, both trainers at Sangmukwan Texas, were promoted to 2nd-degree.