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Organization The World Haidong Gumdo Federation
Founder President Jeong Ho Kim
Established July 24, 1982
Headquarters Kyungkido Kwangju Opoeup neugpyunglee 211-1 Haidong Gumdo B/D Suite 201 South Korea
Contact

031-714-4471,2 (Phone)

031-715-5433 (Fax)

Branches Worldwide 1,700 (Domestic 500/ Overseas 1,200)
Members Worldwide 1.2 Millions
Website http://www.hdgd.org

Timeline

The World Haidong Gumdo Federation (WHDGDF) was exclusively established in July, 1982, based on the origin of history, ideology, technique and training system, advocating.

1961 President Jeong Ho Kim had been initiated in the Art by Grand Master Baek San Jang.
July 1982 Established the first training center in Anyang, Kyungkido.
April 1983 Established Korean Haidong Gumdo Association headquarters in Seoul.
May 1989 Registered Korean Haidong Gumdo Association.
February 1993 Announced for the first time in Korean martial arts newspaper.
January 1994 Devise a plan to building worldwide martial art training centers.
August 1995 EBS Educational Broadcasting on Haidong Gumdo Martial Art.
November 1996 Established The World Haidong Gumdo Federation.
July 2000 2000 Haidong Gumdo National Championship in KwangWon Korea.
July 2002 2002 Haidong Gumdo National Championship in KwangWon Korea.
December 2002 Haidong Gumdo Training Center, the Headquarter built in KwangJu, Kyungkido, Korea.
February 2003 Collaborate a contract with Chuegchung University.
March 2004 Collaborate a contract with Howon University.
May 2004 Collaborate a contract with Mirae University. in Taegu.
July 2004 2004 World Haidong Gumdo Championship in Kwangwon Providence.
May 2005 Begin construction of Mudowon in Danyang, Korea.
October 2005 Collaborate a contract with Suwoon University.
November 2005 Collaborate a contract with Myungji University.
March 2006 Collaborate a contract with Haechun University.
July 2006 2006 The World Haidong Gumdo Championship in Kwangwon Providence.
September 2006 Collaborate a contract with Seokyung University.
October 2006 Collaborate a contract with Youngsan.

In November of 1996 the World Haidong Gumdo Federation established itself outside of South Korea, popularized exclusively in 51 Countries/ Organized 31 Associates worldwide/ Registered Licensed "Haidong Gumdo" in 20 countries/ Organized 1,200 School/ Hosted 100 Demonstration and Seminar/ 3 World Haidong Gumdo Championship were.

Haidong Gumdo is licensed and registered in 20 Counties included the United States and Europe. This authentic martial art has been popular in 51 countries worldwide.


A Hall of Martial Artists Worldwide, MUDOWON
Danyang, Korea (Completion in 2012)

A hall for martial artists worldwide is designed to be a center for learning for all martial artists.

Also, it will be a cultural heritage to hand down from generation to generation and be a place for dedicated Haidong Gumdo leaders to find solace in declining years.

mudowon
  1. Museum
  2. A Hall of Fame
  3. Reception Hall
  4. Chunghyu Hall
  5. Black Belt Training Field
  6. Master's Village
  7. Black Belts' Village
  8. Outdoor Training Center
  9. Outdoor Camp Site
  10. Obstacle Course