Hapkimooyeh seminar in Wolfenbüttel

Hapkimooyeh seminar in Wolfenbüttel

On 03.11.2019 the Yong-Verein Wolfenbüttel hosted the first Hapkimooyeh seminar in Germany.

There were a variety of styles among the martial arts enthusiasts, including karate, taekwondo, kummooyeh, jiu-jitsu, wing-chun, and more. After an initial presentation of the background of Hapkimooyeh and his own person, Grandmaster Ahn from Korea and Master Lacroix from Belgium started the first part of the seminar. After the participants were prepared with a slight stretching and a gentle warm-up for the further exercises, it went on to the first techniques. A combination of release, lever and throwing techniques was shown. The vivid presentation of the exercises by the Grand Master made it easy for the participants to internalize the techniques. Grandmaster Ahn attached great importance to the details that made the techniques effective and checked and corrected them personally in the participants. During the seminar it was already clear that the participants were more than satisfied and enthusiastic about the way the speakers responded to the needs of the participants. The always exciting idea that the grandmaster creates with his own open and humorous way for a motivating atmosphere.
Also for the physical well-being was in the subsequent lunch break with traditional Korean soups and coffee and cake was taken care of. The seminar participants also had the opportunity to exchange ideas and learn from each other in a relaxed environment. Well-fortified, Master Frankie Lacroix took over the seminar after the lunch break and, together with the instructor Jens de Block, demonstrated various defense techniques against punches and kicks. The seminar concluded with throwing techniques, which were demonstrated by Master Ahn and his son and were enthusiastically implemented by the participants. Finally, Grandmaster Ahn and Master Lacroix thanked all those present for their participation and the organizer Björn Wasseveld from Yong-Verein Wolfenbüttel, for the successful seminar and hope for a soon reunion in Germany. Hapkimooyeh is a Korean martial arts practiced around the world. Hapkimooyeh is characterized by joint grips, throws, weapons techniques and dynamic kicking techniques and is unique due to the wide variety of techniques. Hapkimooyeh not only offers self-defense techniques in every respect. It also offers meditation techniques that allow a person to exercise both body and mind. All these parts together make Hapkimooyeh a very interesting martial art in which everyone can find each other.

Further information about Hapkimooyeh can be found on the internet at
www.hapkimooyeh.org

Björn Wasseveld
2. Dan Hapkido 
2. Dan Kummooyeh
1. Keub Allkampf-Jitsu
1. Keub Taekwondo
5. Grad F.I.S.T