Train with some of the best Korean Martial Arts Grand Masters in Korea 2020
LifeCraft Asia is pleased to report on a most successful training holiday to the home of Authentic Korean Martial Arts Traiining (AKMA), the Republic of Korea (ROK), during the period Friday 22nd to 31st March 2019. This is our second time at organizing such an event, following in the footsteps of Grand Master (GM) JS LIM. GM LIM has used his extensive network of blue chip contacts within the KMA community in Seoul and Busan that he has painstakingly built up over his 50 plus years in the Korean Martial Arts.
Before we go any further, we would like to give special thanks to GM HWANG, Young-Jin, the new President of the Korea KiDo Association and KukMuWon , for all his kind help and support in ensuring that this event ran smoothly despite several last minute hiccups.
(AKMA 2019) AUTHENTIC KOREAN MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING event was special in many ways; one of which was the sanctioning of the event by the newly formed and government recognized World Cultural Exchange Foundation (WCEF). Again, we were also invited to the inauguration dinner of the also newly formed KukMuWon or National Martial Arts Center, which is similar in mission to the DaeHan Kido Hwe, but meant to cater to the newer generation of martial artists and upcoming Masters, especially those from outside the ROK.
Due the lobbying efforts of GM Lim and the proven successful performance of LifeCraft Asia, we were able to get the formal consent of several top GMs and their Associations also be appointed to promote them globally. This was witnessed via the signing of several MOUs, itself a historical first! These MOUs complement, do not overlap nor infringe in any way to any of the existing global MOUs that GM LIM has with most of the key Associations.
Testimonial from participants (AKMA 2019) Seoul -ROK .
The various Grandmaters and Associations that participated in our Authentic KMA Tour in the order of appearance:
1. Grandmaster KIM, Min-Woo, 8th Dan HapKiDo (HKD), KukMuWon.
2. Grandmaster KANG Jun, 9th Dan HKD, GongKwon YuSul.
3. Professor SONG, Blue House Presidential Secret Service trainer.
4. President OH Pyung-Won and Master HONG Jeong-Pyo Chief Trainer, Korea World Tukkong Association (ROK Army SF CQC).
5. Grandmaster JU Ung-Seo, 8th Dan KHF and Master Baptise of the World EulJiKwan HapKiDo.
Special mention must be given to the following that we met and/or communicated personally with:
1. Grandmaster KIM, Nam-Jai, Korea HKD Union and HKD KyungMooKwan.
2. Grandmaster HWANG In-Sik, Poomse Technical Director, KukKiWon WTA.
3. Senior Grandmaster PARK Hae-Man Head of TKD ChungDoKwan and GM IM, GM of TKD CDK.
4. Senior Grandmaster KIM Yong-Ho, President World MooDo and senior member TKD ChungDoKwan.
5. Grandmaster BAE Sung-Book, 9th Dan Korea Hapkido Federation (KHF).
Our global MOUs were signed by following:
President HWANG, Young-Jin, World Cultural Exchange Foundation.
Grandmster OH Pyung-Won, (President) -Korea World Tukkong Association. (ROK Army Special Forces - CQC)
GM JU Ung-Seo, (President) - EulJiKwan World Union (Hapkido)
GM KANG Jun, President - Korea GongKwon YuSul (Iron Fist MMA)
Moving forward, we are pleased to announce that we are taking Registrations of Interests for our (AKMA 2020) training tour, which is tentative to be held from 20th - 29th MARCH 2020. Training modules will be similar in nature but not necessary identical to our 2019 Tour.
Those that have at least 25 participants who want to have a custom designed tour can also contact us directly. We are also able to organize special training events in your country, if you wish to undertake the role of event partner and host. Kindly contact us directly for a confidential chat.