Master Tim Harrell

Welcome Florida State Representative, Master Timothy Harrell

Master Timothy Harrell is hereby Appointed to the position of Florida 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: Effective Date […]

GM STUART ROSENBERG

Welcome Pennsylvania State Representative, Grand Master Stuart Rosenberg

Rabbi Master Stuart Rosenberg, began Hapkido his training in Philadelphia PA. in 1979 under Master Son Tae Soo 7th Dan KHF, Chung Jae Kwan. Master Rosenberg trained under Master Son for 15 years where he became an instructor teaching many students and Black Belts over the years. In 2003 by personal invitation from DJN Ji, […]

William Nunes

Welcome National Director of Brazil, William Nunes

William Da Rosa Nunes started practicing martial arts at the age of seven (7). His first contact with martial arts was Capoeira (Afro-Brazilian traditional fight) and at the age of 13 he started at Hapkido and Taekwondo. Due to previous practices and skills, he received his first black belt at the age of 15. He […]

Welcome National Director of Columbia, Master Alexander Romo Bastidas

You are hereby Appointed to the position of National Director of Colombia for World Hapkido Union, in accordance with the terms and conditions specified below, and subject to the provisions of the President. You have been selected based on your dedication and knowledge of the Korean Military Art of Hapkido. ASSIGNMENT: Effective Date of Appointment: […]

SaBumNim Master Eric Laino

Welcome Advisory Board Member SaBumNim Master Eric P. Laino

I was born on September 10, 1976 in Abington, Pennsylvania. I grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia; my father a Vietnam Vet and Police Officer who studied martial arts and achieved the rank of Brown Belt in Shotokan Karate. This is who I consider to be my first martial arts instructor, teaching me from […]

Richard Hackworth

Welcome Chong KwanJangNim Richard Hackworth, Ph.D., LAC, CPT

Chong KwanJangNim Richard Hackworth is the President of the Korea Hapkido Federation Haemukwan, Vice President of the US National Taekwondo Association, Member of the American JungDoKwan Society Board of Advisors, and is the World Martial Arts Congress Chairman of the US Delegation, Korean Martial Arts Instructors Association Senior Masters Caucus and Board Member & Chairman […]

Grand Master Shane Miller

How to Remain Motivated Everyday by Grand Master Shane Miller

Wondering how it is imperative that you always must maintain your focus on your goals that truly matters! We just have a single life there are no reboots to get another shot at it. This is why remaining motivated is crucial to your success in Hapkido. Here are a few great tips on how to […]

Grand Master Richard Hackworth

The Founder of Hapkido by Grand Master Richard Hackworth

Yong-Sool Choi is recognized as the founder of Hapkido worldwide and was given the title of Dojunim. Yong Sool Choi was born in Chung Buk province in Korea. He is one of the most influential people in the development of modern Korean martial arts as the founder of Hapkido. His parents died when he was […]

Grand Master Gary Pointer

About Hapkido by Grand Master Gary Pointer

Hapkido is a Korean martial art of self-defense. Hapkido means the “Way of Coordinated Power” and incorporates aspects of self-defense skills such as joint locks, pressure points, throws, kicks, hand, knee, elbow and head strikes. Hapkido training includes traditional weapons like short stick, middle stick, long pole, cane, belt, rope, knife, sword, and fan. Master […]

Boris Krivokapić

Welcome Advisory Board Member Boris Krivokapić

Boris Krivokapić (Belgrade, 1958) is Full Professor of Public International Law and Human Rights with “Union – Nikola Tesla” University (Belgrade, Serbia) and Samara National University (Samara, Russia) and academician of Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (RAEN, Moscow). He got his B.A. (1979), M.B.A. (1985) and PhD (1988) at Belgrade University Faculty of Law. He […]