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 is the author of over 45 scholarly books and over 200 scientific articles, published in 22 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 development of Hapkikwan.



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. He is also 9th Dan Hapkido - certified: International Hoshinkido Hapkido Federation (Canada-Korea), World Moosul Kwan Federation (USA), European Hapkido Union etc. He also holds Master black belt ranks in Hapkido from Korea Moo Moo Kwan Hapkido Association (Korea) and Hanminjok Hapkido Association (Korea) / World Kido Federation (USA).

He also holdes 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.


Boris Krivokapić is currently (2020):
- President of Hapkikwan International
- President of Serbian Hapkido Union
- Vice-President of European Hapkido Union 
- Member of the Board of World Union Hapkido
- Member of World Hapkido Union Board of Adwisors


Hall of Fame Membership

- 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:


- Plaque of the  World Hapkido, 2019 (USA)
- Plaque with Kukri Swords of the Nepal Hapkido Federationt,  2018 (Nepal)
- Excellence Certificate 2013, A.J.M.K.F. (USA)

- Cross of Honor 2012, Martial Arts International (Germany)
- Medal 2012, Taekwondo Diplomacy Foundation (South Korea)
- Honorary Ambassador of the World Rowing Championships 2012, Organizing Committe 2013 World Wowing Championships, Chungju, the Rep. of Korea (South Korea)
- Golden medal and ceremony robe 2010 O'zbek Jang San'ati, (Uzbekistan)
- Golden medal 2010, World Sin Moo Hapkido Federation (USA)
- Certificate of Exellence 2010, American Jae Mu Kwan Hapkido Association (USA)
- Hall of Fame Medal of Honor 2010, International Martial Arts Times Magazine (Pakistan)
- Martial Art World Book Medal 2010, International Martial Arts Times Magazine (Pakistan)
- Honor Award 2010, World International Combat Martial Arts Society & Asian Grandmaster Association (Indija)
- Gold Award 2009, Martial Arts Federation of Italy & World Juboxing Federation (Italy)
- Bushido Spirit Award 2009, World Association of Ultimate Martial Arts (Azerbaijan)
- Award for Developing Martial Arts 2009, Job Defense System (Costa Rica);
- Certificate of Honour 2008, International Budo Association (France).




Grandmaster Boris Krivokapić is representative for Balkans of:
- International Hoshinkido Hapkido Federation (Canada – Korea)
- World Hapkido Union (USA - Korea)
He is also representative for Serbia of: 
- World Martial Arts Union (Korea)
- International Hoshinkido Hapkido Federation (Canada – Korea)
- World Hapkido Union (USA – Korea) 
- 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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