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Master Al-Nasser Appointed as GHA Vice President and Receives Key to the City of Springfield, MI

On July 26, 2014, Master Al-Nasser was appointed to the position of Vice President of GHA by GM Hee Kwan Lee. This honor was announced by GM Lee at the 2014 GHA’s inaugural world tournament which was held Kalamazoo, Michigan. In addition to his new position, Master Al-Nasser was presented with a proclamation and key

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Master Al-Nasser Heading Back to S.E. Asia

Are you interested in learning HKD? Master Al-Nasser will be heading back to S.E. Asia (Thailand, Laos and Cambodia) on July 10, 2014 and here’s your opportunity to connect with him during his upcoming trip. For more information, please contact us for further details.

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Master Al-Nasser Visits the Kingdom of Cambodia

On June 17, 2014, Master Al-Nasser recently completed another successful trip to the Kingdom of Cambodia promoting HKD. He met with JYK Cambodia representative and instructor Promkrishana Sna and Doum Kong. Here’s a few photos from his trip.

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Grandmaster Booth Visit’s LA

Grandmaster Geoff Booth of the International Hapkido Alliance made a stopover in Los Angeles on his way back home to Australia as part of his 2014 World Hapkido Seminar Tour.  We spoke at length about Hapkido and martial arts matters over the weekend. He also met with His Excellency Abdulla Al-Saboosi, the Consul General of

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Master Al-Nasser Meets With IHF Chairman

On May 13, 2014, Master Al-Nasser had the opportunity of meeting the International HKD Federation Chairman, Lee Hong Kee at the Renaissance Hotel in the Gangnam area of Seoul, Korea.

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Master Al-Nasser Trains With Lee Jeong Jik

On May 12, 2014, Master Al-Nasser had the opportunity to train with the Central Demonstration Commander Lee Jeong Jik, Executive Director of the 24 Ban Muye Gyeong Dang Association. (대한24반무예총연맹).  

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Meeting Between GHA Executives

On May 4, 2014, H.E. Abdulla Al-Saboosi, GM Hee Kwan Lee, Representative Stephen Chan and Master Al-Nasser met to discuss details of the upcoming 2014 GHA Championship which will be held at Wings Stadium in Kalamazoo, Michigan on July 26th through July 27th. For those that would like to attend this event, please contact us

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JYK Welcomes Wes Sutton of the Marshall County Hapkido Academy

JYK would like to extend a very warm welcome to our newest member, Wes Sutton of Calvert City, Kentucky. Master Sutton is the owner of the Marshall County Hapkido Academy, as well as the JYK representative for Kentucky. Welcome to the JYK family.  

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Master Al-Nasser Appointed As Cultural Ambassador

On April 8, 2014, Master Al-Nasser was appointed Cultural Ambassador by Chairman Jae Hwan Kim of the Gangwon Gam Yeong Properties Committee for the revitalization of the Gangwon Gam Yeong Cultural Festival in Gangwon-do, Korea.  

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2014 GHA Championship Invitation Letter

On March 9, 2014, Ji Yong Kwan was officially invited to participate in the 2014 GHA Hapkido Championship in Kalamazoo, Michigan hosted by Grandmaster Hee Kwan Lee. For those that would like to attend this event, please contact us for further information.

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