INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR OF THE KOREAN HAPKIDO FEDERATION -Belgrade

 

INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR OF THE KOREAN HAPKIDO FEDERATION
 
Belgrade, 27-28. May 2023
 
An exceptional international HAPKIDO Seminar of the KOREAN HAPKIDO FEDERATION (KHF) was
held in Belgrade, with the participation of about 50 practitioners from Serbia, Austria, Croatia, Italy, Spain
and France.
The seminar was led by the world Hapkido stars - GM Kim Beom Chul (9th Dan, South Korea, Vice
President of the KHF and Chairman of the KHF Education Committee) and GM Ronald Christopher
Garland (8th Dan, USA, Vice President of the KHF Education Committee).
Practitioners had an opportunity to learn special breathing exercises, special warm-up exercises, specific
Hapkido kicks, defense against various holds, defense against kicks, knife defense, use of a a number of
weapons (short stick - danbon, cane, rope etc.) and much more.
The seminar was organized by the Serbian Hapkido Union, Hapkikwan Serbia and GM Boris Krivokapić,
who is the representative of the KHF for Serbia.
 
   
 
 
 

GM BORIS KRIVIKAPIĆ PROMOTED TO THE 8TH DAN OF KOREAN HAPKIDO FEDERATION

   
   

 

GM BORIS KRIVIKAPIĆ
 
PROMOTED TO THE 8TH DAN OF KOREAN HAPKIDO FEDERATION
 
May 28, 2023.
 
Prof. Boris Krivokapić PhD, the Father of Serbian Hapkido, who brought this Martial Arts to Serbia in
1994. and since then has been working non-stop on its promotion and expansion, was promoted to the rank
of 8th Dan of the Korea Hapkido Federation.
GM Krivokapić has grandmaster titles from several world-renowned Hapkido federations, but it is a special
honor to receive such recognition from the Korean Hapkido Federation, which is the oldest, largest and
most respected Hapkido organization in the world.
 
 

ON BEHALF OF THE KOREAN HAPKIDO FEDERATION (KHF) GM GARLAND PRESENTED A CERTIFICATE TO GM KRIVOKAPIĆ THAT HE IS THE KHF REPRESENTATIVE FOR SERBIA

 

GM Ronald Christopher Garland, who is not only a world renown hapkido expert, but also a high-ranking official of the oldest, largest and most prestigious hapkido organization in the world, the Korean Hapkido Federation (KHF), based in Seoul, on behalf of that organization solemnly presented GM Boris Krivokapic a certificate stating that he is its representative for Serbia. 
There can be only one KHF representative for each country. It is a great honor to be a representative of the KHF, and a special honor was given to GM Krivokapić by the fact that the certificate was not sent to him by mail, which is a common practice, but was personally handed to him by GM Garland.
 

GM BORIS KRIVOKAPIĆ LECTURED AT THE INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR OF THE EUROPEAN HAPKIDO UNION

 

Organized by the European Hapkido Union, th great international hapkido seminar was held in Djurdjevac (Croatia) on May 1, 2022, with lectures by selected hapkido grandmasters from 7 countries.
 
Lecturers at the seminar, from left to right: Gerhard E. Hermanski (Nemačka), Perry Zmugg (Austrija), Sukru Kinatas (Turska), Mladen Kužnik (Hrvatska), Masan Ghorbany (Irska), Gerhard Agrinz (Austrija), Nadine & Volker Goesling (Nemačka), Boris Krivokapić (Srbija), Jason Mix (SAD).
 

GM CHRISA GARLAND TRAINING (MINI-SEMINAR) AT HAPKIKWAN CLUB (Belgrade, May 28, 2022)

 

 

The brightest hapkido star in the world, GM Ronald Christopher Garland, held a three-hour training session only for members of our Hapkikwan club. It was an exceptional honor and an opportunity to learn from the very best and most complete hapkido expert. On that occasion, GM Boris Krivokapić presented GM Garland with a special recognition - the Platinum Plaque of the Serbian Hapkido Union, which was awarded to him in recognition and gratitude for his selfless contribution to the development of hapkido in Serbia.

GM BORIS KRIVOKAPIĆ ENTERED THE EUROPEAN HAPKIDO HOUSE OF FAME

 

GM Boris Krivokapić entered the first European Hapkido Hall of Fame, receiving the Gold trophy as a Distinguished Founder of the internationally recognized Hapkido School. The ceremony, organized by the European Hapkido Union, was held in Đurđevac (Croatia) on April 30, 2022.

ĐORĐE KRIVOKAPIĆ WON GOLD AT THE CROATIAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP

 

 

Djordje Krivokapić, our only representative at the Croatian Open Championship in Hapkido (Đurđevac, April 30, 2022), won the medal in sparring (fights, kyorugi) in category +84 kg. Competitors from: Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Germany, Serbia, Turkey and the USA participated in the Championship.

Boris Krivokapic in Korea 2012. - WoMAU General Meeting, UNESCO International Cinference etc.

 

Boris Krivokapić, represented Hapkikwan and Republic of Serbia at the General Meeting of the World Martial Arts Union, held on 11.9.2012. in Chungju (South Korea). Moreover, he participated in a seminar of Taekkyon (traditional Korean Martial Art), was appointed Honorary Ambassador of the World Wowing Championships (Korea 2013), was granted medal from the Taekwondo Diplomacy Foundation, etc. Of particular importance is that along with representatives of UNESCO, UC Barkeley (USA) and Yonsei University (Korea) he had a contribution at the International Conferences organized in Chungju under auspicies of UNESCO and dedicated to a problem of development oy youth through spor activites, martial arts in particular. His paper was highly etimated and published in a collection of papers from the Conference.

 

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WOMAU General Meeting 2012.
UNESCO Conference

 

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Practicing Taekkyon
Receiving accreditives of Honorary Ambassador

 

First Championship of Serbia in Combat Fitness

 

First Serbian Combat Fitness Boot Camp (Championship in Combat Fitness), was hosted in Belgrade on 6.11.2011. by the Aikibudo Siciety of Serbia. It was organized under patronage of the International Combat Union.


Out of 6 possible (3 in male and as many in female division) representatives of Hapkikwan won as much as 4 medals – 2 silver and 2 bronze.


In female division Milica Šoljaga took 2nd, and Nevena Stojković 3rd place, while among men Vuk Mirčetić took 2nd, and Perica Zarić 3rd place.


Before the very competitio there was interesting entering program i which Hapkikwan demonstration team made short (30 minutes) but very succesful presentation of Hapkikwan.

 

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Hapkikwan Demonstration Team
Medalists from Hapkikwan team.

 

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10th General Meeting of World Martial Arts Union

 

Prof. Boris Krivokapic, Founder of Hapkikwan and the President of Hapkikwan International represented our Martial Arts and the federation at 10th General Meeting of the World Martial Arts Union (WoMAU) in Chungju, South Korea, from August 27, to September 6 2011.


General Conference was attended by representatives of leading world Martial Arts from over 40 countries of the world. At the same time there was held a very succesful 9th World Martial Arts Festival.


Although we hoped our demonstration team to participate at the Festival this year, due to financial reasons this participat had to be postponed for the 2012, when there will be anniversary -10th World Martial Arts Festival.

 

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10th General Meeting of the World Martial Arts Union (WoMAU), Korea 2011.

 

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Detail from the opening ceremony of the
World Martial Arts Festival,
Chungju, Korea 2011
The Festival:
Mongolian wrestlers
The Festival:
Iaido & Kendo team from Japan

 

 

First Belgrade Open in Combat Fitness

 

(Combat Fitness Boot Camp), Beograd 19.3.2011.


On the First Belgrade Open Championship in Combat Fitness (First Belgrade Combat Fitness Camp) organized in Belgrade on 19.3.2011, by the Aikibudo Society of Serbia, out uf total 6 possible (3 in male and 3 in female division) representatives of Hapkikwan team took even 3 first places.


The succes is even the bigger having into accout that member of our team did not prepare speciallc for the event, and that at the competition there were representatives from varous martial arsta (Aiki Budo, Aikido, Wing Chun etc.) from different parts of Serbia.


In female division Nevena Stojković took 1st and Irena Jovanovic 2nd place and in male division Vuk Mirčetić took 3rd place.
 

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