Boris Krivokapic



Prof. dr Boris Krivokapić was born in Belgrade on 16. 11. 1958.

He is one of leading experts in the field of Public International Law.
Prof. Krivokapić graduated from the Faculty of Law at Belgrade University (1979), where he also earned his M.B.A. (1985) and LL.D. (1988).
He is Full Professor with the Busines and Law Faculty of the „MB“ University (Belgrade), and 
Law Faculty of the Samara National University „S.P. Korolev“ (Samara). He also teaches at the Faculty of Security Studies of the national Belgrade University.
He is the author of 48 scholarly books and nearly 250 scientific articles, published in 23 countries of Europe, 
North America and Asia.




Basic data


Professor Krivokapic has been studying, practicing and teaching Martial Arts since 1974.

In 1974-1983 he practiced Judo (5,5 years), Ju Jitsu (3 years) and Karate (4 years). In 1983. he turned to WTF Taekwondo (he is one of founders of Taekwondo in Serbia). Since 1993 he has been practicing Hapkido, and since 1994. Hapkikwan. Since 2002 he fully dedicated himself to the  Hapkikwan / Hapkido.



Prof. Krivokapić is Grandmaster

- 10th Dan Hapkikwan - ceritied: World Martial Arts Union (Korea), International Hoshinkido Hapkido Federation (Canada-Korea), World Moosul Kwan Federation (USA), World Black Belt Brotherhood Elite (USA), American Jae Mu Kwan Hapkido Association (USA), United Sokeship Alliance (USA) etc.

- 9th Dan -  certified: International Hoshinkido Hapkido Federation (Canada-Korea), World Moosul Kwan Federation (USA), European Hapkido Union etc. 


Of special importance is his 8th Dan Hapkido, certified by KOREA HAPKIDO FEDERATION (South Korea). which is the oldest, far biggest and the most prestigious Hapkido organization in the world.


He also has Master black belt ranks in Hapkido from Korea Moo Moo Kwan Hapkido Association (South Korea) and Hanminjok Hapkido Association (Korea) / World Kido Federation (USA, South Korea).

Besides he has Grandmaster and Master levels in several other Martial Arts (Jujitsu, Taekwondo etc.).

In the First Taekwondo Championship of Serbia (1987) he took second place and silver medal in – 83 kg division (kyorugi). He was also 5 times champion of Yugoslavia and 5 times champion of Serbia in Taekwondo in forms (poomse).

With Dr.  Un Jong Kim
President of World Taekwondo Federation and
Vice-President of International Olimpic Committee
Seoul, Southa Koreja 1994
With Ambassador Soh,
President of World Martial Arts Union (WoMAU)
Chungju, Korea 2011


In various terms of office prof. Krivokapic hold the highest positions in the national (Yugoslav/Serbian) taekwondo federation - he was President of the Federation, Secretary General, President of Black Belts Board etc.He was also member of Executive Committee of Balkan Taekwondo Union (BTU).
In 1996-2003 he was coach and trainer of national teams of Yugoslavia and Serbia in forms.
Among other matters, in 1989. he graduated at the national Institute of Physical Education (Novi Sad) and got diploma of Taekwondo trainer.
Prof. Krivokapic was Taekwondo instructor since 1987.
After founding and coaching few clubs before, in 1994. he founded Taekwondo Club “Red Star” (Belgrade) and was its head coach until 2002. During that period he won with his team 6 titles of Team Champion of Yugoslavia and 5  titles of Team Champion of Serbia. His students won over 300 medals from official championships, including 2 titles of the Champions of the Balkans, 59 individual titles of Champion of Yugoslavia, 40 individual titles of Champion of Serbia. 
Prof. Krivokapic participated in many international and national martial arts seminars. He also conducted some two dozens martial arts seminars in Serbia and neighboring countries.
Among other matters, in 1994. prof. Krivokapic got Korea Foundation Fellowship and spent 2 months in Seoul (Korea) where he every day practiced Moo Lim Won Hapkido as personal student on of GM Choi Sang Heum, Founder of Moo Lim Won Hapkido and President of Moo Lim Won Hapkido Federation.
He was for many years president of the International Combat Union.
With GM Choi Sang Heum
President of Moo Lim Won Hapkido Federation
Seoul, South Korea 1994.
With Dojunim Ji Han Jae
Founder of Hapkido
Zagreb (Croatia) 2010.






With GM Ronald C. Garland i GM Kim Beo Chul
With GM Kim Beo Chul





Boris Krivokapić is currently (2022):
- President of Hapkikwan International
- President of Serbian Hapkido Union
- Representative of Korea Hapkido Federation in Serbia - President of the KHF Serbia
- Vice-President of European Hapkido Union 


Hall of Fame Membership

- - Distunguished Founder, Europeah Hapkido Hall of Fame, European Hapkido Union, May 5, 2022. (Croatia)

- Golden Martial Arts Legend Award 2010, International Martial Arts Hall of Fame – International Martial Arts Times Magazine (Pakistan) & Martial Arts Association - International (Germany)
- European Grandmaster of the Year 2010, Martial Arts Health & Fitness Association Hall of Fame (Germany)
- Korean Martial Arts Teacher of 2010, 2010, Fighting Arts Brotherhood Hall of Fame (USA).


Other Awards:


- 2023 Certificate of Appreciation, Korea Hapkido Federation  - SOUTH KOREA
- 2023 Reward of Merit, Korea Hapkido Federation - SOUTH KOREA
- 2021, Matrial Arts Dedication Award, Global Association of Martial Arts Organizations - AZERBAIJAN
- 2021 Certificate of Appreciation, Global Association of Martial Arts Organizations - AZERBAIJAN
- 2019 Plaque of the  World Hapkido - USA
- 2018 Plaque with Kukri Swords of the Nepal Hapkido Federationt  - NEPAL
- 2013 Excellence Certificate  A.J.M.K.F. - USA

- 2012 Cross of Honor,  Martial Arts International - GERMANY
- 2012 Medal, Taekwondo Diplomacy Foundation - SOUTH KOREA
- 2012 Honorary Ambassador of the World Rowing Championships, Organizing Committe 2013 World Wowing Championships, Chungju - SOUTH KOREA
- 2010 Golden medal and ceremony robe, O'zbek Jang San'ati, - UZBEKISTAN
- 2010 Golden medal,, World Sin Moo Hapkido Federation - USA
- 2010 Certificate of Exellence,, American Jae Mu Kwan Hapkido Association - USA
- 2010 Hall of Fame Medal of Honor,, International Martial Arts Times Magazine - PAKISTAN
- 2010 Martial Art World Book Medal,  International Martial Arts Times Magazine - PAKISTAN
- 2010 Honor Award,, World International Combat Martial Arts Society & Asian Grandmaster Association - INDIA
- 2009 Gold Award,, Martial Arts Federation of Italy & World Juboxing Federation - ITALY
- 2009 Bushido Spirit Award, World Association of Ultimate Martial Arts - AZERBAIJAN
- 2009 Award for Developing Martial Arts, Job Defense System - COSTA RICA
- 2008 Certificate of Honour, International Budo Association - FRANCE





B. Krivokapić, with the Gold Trophy of the European Hapkido Hall of Fame, April 30, 2022.
Grandmaster Boris Krivokapić is representative for Serbia off:
-  World Martial Arts Union (Korea)
-  International Hoshinkido Hapkido Federation (Canada – Korea)
-  Hapkido United (USA)
-  World Union Hapkido (USA)
-  World Hapkido Alliance (USA)
-  World Musul Kwan Federation (USA)
-  American Jae Mu Kwan Association (USA)
-  European Hapkido Union, etc..




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