Master Kim
Master Kim

Master Yong Kil Kim

Our friendly Masters originates from South Korea and has over 40 years of experience in studying and teaching various martial arts, predominantly Hapkido.

He has strong affiliations with Hapkido’s largest organisation – the Korea Hapkido Federation which ensures purity and unity for our college. Master Kim is commended by many Korean and Australian martial artists alike for constructing a traditional, professional and effective training curriculum for all ages!

Qualifications and Achievements:

  • 8th Dan Hapkido
  • 4th Dan Hwal Bup (Pressure Point and Chiropractic Studies)
  • 4th Dan Gumdo (Sword)
  • Certified Sports Master Instructor
  • 2nd Dan Gongkwon Yusul
  • Sports Massage Master
  • 2005 Appearance in Blockbuster Movie “Stealth“
  • 2000 Began his first Hapkido school in Australia – Surry Hills, Sydney
  • 2000 Olympic Games demonstration team (Channel 7 & 10 Appearances)
  • 1999 Australian College of Sports Instructor
  • 1979 Began Hapkido training in Incheon, South Korea