• Appreciation Award

    Appreciation Award

    On December 9th, 2017, Master Al-Nasser was presented with a handmade celadon vase on behalf of the Korean branch of the Global Hapkido Association at the 2017 Korea Open Championship in Icheon, Gyeonggi Province, Korea.  

  • 2018 World Hapkido Championship

    2018 World Hapkido Championship

    I’m excited to officially announce the 2018 World Hapkido Championship will be held next summer in the beautiful city of Los Angeles!!!

  • 2018 World Hapkido Championship Meeting

    2018 World Hapkido Championship Meeting

    On October 28th, 2017, I attended a meeting in Los Angeles with GHA Founder and President Senior Grandmaster Hee Kwan Lee, Grandmaster In Kon Park (9th dan IHF no. 73), Grand Master Rollin Kwon and GHA Advisor Stephen Chan. We discussed plans for the upcoming  to be held in Los Angeles.    

  • 2017 Korea Hapkido Championship

    2017 Korea Hapkido Championship

    The 2017 Korea Hapkido Championship will be hosted on December 9th, 2017, at the Icheon City Gymasium in city of Icheon, Korea, Gyeonggi Province. For those wishing to attend, please contact us for further information.

  • Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu Jitsu World Tour 2017-2018

    Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu Jitsu World Tour 2017-2018

    On September 23rd, 2017, Master Al-Nasser attended the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu Jitsu World Tour 2017-2018, at the invitation of the UAE Consul General, His Excellency Abdulla Al-Saboosi. There were 700 athletes representing 42 countries at this prestigious event.  

  • Master Al-Nasser Meets UAE General Consul In Los Angeles

    Master Al-Nasser Meets UAE General Consul In Los Angeles

    On June 6, 2017, Master Al-Nasser had the pleasure of meeting with His Excellency Abdulla Ali Al-Saboosi, the Consul General for the United Arab Emirates in Los Angeles. Their friendship dates back to the mid-90s when they were college students in Minnesota. During the course of their meeting, they discussed current developments in the HKD community,

  • The Best Mugunghwa Peace Award & Martial Arts Award

    The Best Mugunghwa Peace Award & Martial Arts Award

    On December 18, 2016, Master Al-Nasser was one of several attendees honored to receive the Best Mugunghwa Peace Award & Martial Arts Award from the World Culture Exchange Foundation. The World Culture Exchange Foundation was founded by His Royal Majest Tuanku Muhammad (1) ZN (Sultanate of Atjeh Darussalam), of Atjeh, Indonesia.

  • 2016 Korean Open Hapkido Championship

    2016 Korean Open Hapkido Championship

    On December 17, 2016, Master Al-Nasser attended the 2016 Korean Open HKD Championship at Songnim Gymnasium in Incheon, Korea. This event was attended by various HKD schools in and around the Incheon/Seoul Metropolitan Area, as well as delegations from the Indonesia, Mexico and the United States.   

  • 45th UAE National Day Celebration

    45th UAE National Day Celebration

    On December 1st, 2016, Master Al-Nasser and Mr Chan had the pleasure to attend the 45th Anniversary of the United Arab Emirates on behalf of the UAE Consul General in Los Angeles, His Excellency Abdulla Al-Saboosi. The UAE is a federation made up of the following emirates: Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah,

  • Appointed “Honorary Citizen” of Pattaya, Thailand

    Appointed “Honorary Citizen” of Pattaya, Thailand

    On August 13th and 14th, I had the pleasure of attending the 2016 Thailand Prime Minister’s Cup in Pattaya, Thailand at the invitation of Senior Grandmaster Hee Kwan Lee, the founder of Global Hapkido Association. During this time, I was awarded a proclamation as an “Honorary Citizen” of the city of Pattaya by Mayor Itthipol