Sydney Black Belt class this Sunday 25 June 2017

Dear Black Belts (and Black Tips and Red Belts)

First of a series of six classes for 2017. Get your training back on track.  

Class plan

  • 8:30 Warm-Up – Black Belt Readiness Assessment – go as far as you can go.
  • 8:45 Self Defence – Row > Multiple Grabbing > Grabbling
  • 9:15 Weapons – sword – no sharp blades.
  • 9:45 Sparring – Light Contact – bring mouth guard, 16 Oz gloves, shin pads.
  • 10:15 Grappling
  • 10:25 Cool Down.

Reminders have been … Continue reading

New series of Sydney Black Belt Classes starting from June 2017

Dear Black Belts (and Black Tips)

Master Brown has a very full schedule for 2017 and has asked the 5th and 6th Degrees to step up and take the black  belt classes.

There will be 6 black belt classes for the remainder of 2017. If attendance is good the format will continue for 2018.

The instructors will be Master Geister, Master Marie, Master Rees, Master Wetherell, Master Ansley and who knows, maybe even Master Tamanini.

All Sydney Black Belt Classes will be at the … Continue reading

Results from the 2016 AHA Hapkido Tournament

Here are the results!!

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Club champions

Placing

Club

Points

No of Entrants

Average points per entrant

1

Pittwater

383

24

15.96

2

Northern Beaches

327

23

14.21

3

Central Coast

266

14

19

3

Stanwell Park

96

6

16

5

Sutherland

89

5

17.8

6

Redhead

81

8

10.125

7

Glebe

18

1

18

Trophies

Black belt of the Tournament

  • Chris Currey  26pts – Stanwell Park
  • {2nd Shane Cutland  19pts – Central Coast}
  • {3rd Kristine Kjaer  17pts … Continue reading

New video to help promote our Hapkido

Master Kevin Brown has completed a huge project to develop a promotional video to explain to the world what our Hapkido is about. It is a fantastic video that may look simple but has been several years in the making. Thanks also to Sam Dunworth (budding film maker) and the instructors and students who helped with the video for all the time and effort to produce this video.

Take a look – you will probably see yourself somewhere in the video. Share it with your friends and family so they know why you are away a couple of times a … Continue reading

Hapkido on Channel Seven’s Sunrise programme!!

Tune into the Sunrise program on Channel 7 on Monday 18th at 7.50am to see Justine Lobb demonstrating women’s self defence against Rob Prescott. Congratulations to Rob and Justine on scoring such a huge opportunity to promote our art.

To all viewers of the Sunrise program – welcome to the Australian Hapkido Association web site. If you like what you saw on the show why not drop in to a club near you – check out our club directory to see if there is a club near … Continue reading