Historical Appointment for Korean Martial Arts

Korea KiDo Association, Seoul, ROK.
대한기도회 (합기도)

  The Korea KiDo Association Since 1963

The Korea KiDo Association Since 1963

  The International HoSinSul Federation (IHF)

The International HoSinSul Federation (IHF)

The Korea KiDo Association (KiDo) 대한기도회 (합기도), established in 1963, is the world’s oldest official body for the promotion of authentic Korean Martial Arts (KMAs), especially HapKiDo. The International HoSinSul Federation (IHF) is an associate body within the KiDo.

To better promote and globally inculcate international benchmark standards for Instructors of HapKiDo (HKD; Way of Co-Ordinated Power) and HoSinSul (HSS; Applied Self Defense), both the KiDo and the IHF approved an agreement to appoint Grand Master (GM) LTC J. S. LIM exclusive rights to conduct Rank (Dan) as well as Instructor and Deputy Instructor courses for both HKD and HSS under the auspices of the above respective governing bodies.

  GM J. S. LIM is pictured with GM HWANG, (in tie) the Secretary General, KiDo, and President, IHF at the signing ceremony, Daehan Kido Hwe HQ.

GM J. S. LIM is pictured with GM HWANG, (in tie) the Secretary General, KiDo, and President, IHF at the signing ceremony, Daehan Kido Hwe HQ.

  GM LTC J. S. LIM

 GM LTC J. S. LIM

GM LIM is the innovator of these courses and has the sanction and mandate to execute these courses globally. Lim holds 9 Dan rank in HKD (KiDo); HSS (IHF); TukKongMooSool or ROK Military Special Forces Close Quarter Combat (KWTA) and TaeKwonDo (WT ChungDoKwan; 8 Dan KukKiWon). He is the former head, Military Close Quarter Combat (CQC), Royal Malaysian Armed Forces.

The next stop for HOSINSUL & HAPKIDO WORKSHOP | INSTRUCTOR SEMINAR  will be held in VICTORIA - AUSTRALIA, coming 23th - 26th JUNE 2018.

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