GM Ko traveled to Texas at the invitation of Master Tom Foucha and conducted a week long training and seminar that was well received by the Texas students.
Master Foucha tested successfully tested for 4th Dan Hankido
Mr. Lance McKee tested successfully for 2nd Dan Hankido
Mr. Tim Sorensen tested successfully for 2nd Dan Hankido
GM Ko's last trip to the U.S. was exactly 5 years ago and we are excited once again were honored to host such an important figure in Korean Martial Arts.
Master Foucha traveled to Urk, Nederlands to train with GM Ko Baek-yang, GM Yang and Master Ko Sehwan. It was a fun filled week of training from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Master Foucha took some time to enjoy Amsterdam and visit the Heinekin Experience and some of his favorite places.
See Facebook for photos of the training and Urk's beautiful town
Master Foucha and new 1st Dan Black Belt Tim Sorensen returned from the opening ceremonies and testing at the new HankMuYe Headquarters in Incheon, S. Korea. Master Foucha spent 2 weeks with GM Ko and family and continued advancing his knowledge of Hankido with GM Ko.
October 11, 2014
Seminar with Master Klaas Barends
Master Klaas Barends, International Instructor for the World Hanki Martial Arts Federation will be conducting a one day seminar at the Woodlands Aikido Center in the Woodlands, Tx. Email Master Foucha for details and flyer.
The World Hanki Martial Arts Federation was founded in 2014 by Master Ko Baek-yong. The goal of our organisation is to act as an umbrella for all the instructors and their students that operate under Master Ko Baek-yong. The goal of the organisation is to promote Master Ko Baek-yong’s style.
This new federation is not a break away from existing organisations. The World Hanki Martial Arts Federation is an organisation that operates within and cooperates with existing martial arts organizations. Our federation is the umbrella under which all Master Ko Baek-yong’s students are united.
Congratulations to the following for attaining the level of 1st Dan in Hanmudo. The test conducted by Dojunim Dr. HeYoung Kimm was the first production of Black Belts by a Tiger Rock affliated school.
All did an outstanding job and even more special was it was Dojunim Kimm's 75th birthday!!!
Master Tom Foucha was presented his promotion to 6th Dan in Hapkido by Dojunim Kimm from the Korea Kido Association, Seoul, S. Korea.
Congratulations to all!!!!
Master Foucha and students traveled to Baton Rouge, La. to participate in the Fall Hanmudo Festival with Dojunim Kimm and the Hando Group. It was a fun time for all and the fellowship and training was excellent. Master Foucha recevied his teaching certificate for 2014 from Dr. Kimm.
EXCITING NEWS!!! Dojunim Kimm will visit Master Foucha at The Woodlands Taekwondo School and conduct both a rank test for 4 students testing for 1st dan along with a seminar the follow day. The date is set at January 17 and January 18th.
Contact Master Foucha for more details or registration information.
Master Foucha traveled Korea on business but did find time to visit and train with his teach GM Ko, Baeck Yong and Master Ko, Sehwan for a couple of days. It was wonderful seeing old friends and spending time on the mat with the Ko family.
Dojunim Ji, Han Jae, considered the founder of Hapkido conducted a Hapkido Seminar hosted by GM Smith. It was a fun weekend of friendship and training. Dojunim Ji took us through the basics of Sin Moo Hapkido and I had the fortune of spending time with him away from the school and hearing stories of the old days in Korea.
WORLD CHAMPIONS RETURN!!!!
Master Foucha and his son, Mr. Jason Foucha, traveled to Seoul, S. Korea for training with GM Ko, Baek Yong at Sangmookwan International Training Center and to attend the IHF World Games. A combined team from ChongMuKwan, The Netherlands, Sangmukwan-Texas and Sangmukwan Korea competed in the Hankido Group competition and won the Gold Medal!!!!
Master Foucha placed Silver in Weapons Forms
Mr. Jason Foucha won Bronze in Hankido Self Defense and Bronze in Free-style Hapkido Forms
The Hanmudo Fall Seminar and Testing with Dojunim Kimm, He-Young in Baton Rouge, La. will be held and Master Foucha and students will be attending. visit www.hanmudo.com for more details.
Master Foucha and students will travel to Jasper, TX for a Hapkido seminar hosted by Master Smith conducted by GM Ian Cyrus.
The First Texas Hankido Seminars saw a great turn out on Saturday the 29th of October. People from all parts and arts of the U.S. had come to Spring to take part in this unique event.
During the four hour seminar a thorough introduction of what Hankido is about was given to the participants. Master Ko Baek-yong, together with his son and assistant Ko Sehwan, taught the main principles of Hankido and the four hours were over before we knew it.
8/13/2010 - Returned from the 8th Triennial World Hapkido Championships in Battle Creek, Michigan. It was a great tournament and Jason Foucha won Bronze medals in Empty Hand Forms and Men's Free Sparring. Congratulations Jason!!!
We are the Texas extension of the Sangmukwan International Hapkido Training Center of Seoul, S. Korea.
We specialize in Hankido, Hapkido and Hankumdo. We are certified by the International Hapkido Federation, S. Korea
If you are looking for authentic martial arts and not some watered down excercise class please pay us a visit and take a class.