Jo Kyo Nim Harvey Alvarenga Youth Ambassador

Announcing New Youth Ambassador, Jo Kyo Nim Harvey Alvarenga

JO KYO NIM HARVEY ALVARENGA is hereby Appointed to the position of Youth Ambassador for the World Hapkido Union in accordance with the terms and conditions specified below, and subject to the provisions of the President. He has been selected based on his dedication and knowledge of the Korean Military Art of Hapkido. ASSIGNMENT: Effective […]

SinMoo Meditation

Matteo Tacchi is a 4th dan Sinmoo Hapkido student of Grandmaster Nicolas Tacchi. He trained in Sinmoo Hapkido for 20 years, became a teaching assistant at the age of 16 in 2008 and started teaching his own students in 2014. He has taught under Nicolas Tacchi’s supervision in Tunisia, Switzerland, Luxembourg and Finland. Please click […]

Master MIke Dunchok

Introducing Master Mike Dunchok

Kwan Jang Nim Michael Dunchok is 40 years old, and began his training in Kuk Sool Kwan at the age of 11. From a young age, Master Dunchok was interested in learning in all its forms, and had an insatiable appetite to understand the world. His involvement in martial arts has grown out of that […]

Kwan Jang Nim Jason Landaas

Welcome North Carolina State Director Kwan Jang Nim Jason Landaas

KWAN JANG NIM JASON LANDAAS is hereby Appointed to the position of North Carolina Director for the World Hapkido Union in accordance with the terms and conditions specified below, and subject to the provisions of the President. He has been selected based on his dedication and knowledge of the Korean Military Art of Hapkido. ASSIGNMENT: […]

Deputy State Director Eric Laino

Announcing North Carolina Deputy State Director Sabumnim Master Eric Laino

MASTER ERIC LAINO is hereby Appointed to the position of North Carolina Deputy State Director for the World Hapkido Union in accordance with the terms and conditions specified below, and subject to the provisions of the President. He has been selected based on his dedication and knowledge of the Korean Military Art of Hapkido. ASSIGNMENT: […]

Harvey Alvarenga, 1st Dan Black Belt Candidate

Raleigh 6-year-old with autism credits martial arts for giving him courage, confidence

by Bridget Condon, ABC11 Reprint from: https://abc11.com/harvey-alvarenga-autism-black-belt-adhd/7707393/  RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — A Raleigh 6-year-old is using what some may see as an obstacle as a springboard to push him forward. He’s now preparing to become one of the youngest students in the United States to earn his 1st Dan black belt in a version […]

Harvey Alvarenga

Raleigh Six-Year-Old Special Needs Child Testing for Hapkido Black Belt

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE An experienced six-year-old martial artist from Raleigh, North Carolina will be one of the youngest students in the United States to earn his 1st Dan Black Belt in the Korean martial arts form of Hapkido. What makes this young man more special is that he fights the obstacles of having Autism and […]