On behalf of the World Hapkido Association, it is my pleasure to extend a warm welcome to all Hapkido studios and practitioners. I am very proud and honored to have been appointed to serve the needs of this rapidly growing community as its new president. Since being introduced by its founder, Grand Master Choi Yong Sool, Hapkido has become one of the world’s most popular martial arts and is taught in more than 100 different countries.It is the purpose of the World Hapkido Association to preserve the techniques, philosphy and traditions of Hapkido and to promote a keen understanding of the physical and spiritual aspects that allow practitioners to achieve expertise equal to their fullest human potential.Also, the World Hapkido Association shall, as its duty, offer guidance and community among Hapkido studios and practitioners from around the world.
To everyone who wishes to participate, join, and support our continuely growing family, I offer greetings and best wishes. ‘I look forward to many prosperous years together.