Universal Peace Academy

Grand Master Kimm Yong Sup - 10th Dan

Grand Master Hur Nan Kimm Yong-Sup founder of the Universal Peace Movement Foundation welcomes you to the Australian home of the International Hap Ki Do Han Gi Do and Sun Do Federation.

 

 

 

“When you step into a different culture, the experience helps you to develop your own unique character.

As you train at our Universal Peace Training Academy you will accumulate many skills and strengths that can be transferred to your personal and professional life. You can be healthier and happier; you can manage stress and the pressure of everyday life more easily.

If you are reading this, we already have some affinity, so I imagine that we will meet one day.”

— Grand Master Hur Nan Kimm Yong-Sup.

 

Moreland Mayor, Councillor Samantha Ratnam was awarded an Honorary Black Belt certificate by Grand Master Kimm. After being presented with a gift of some special plants and a card made by children Hap Ki Do students, the Mayor made a wonderful speech congratulating the new Black Belts, Grand Master Kimm and the Universal Peace Foundation for the important work done over the years.

Moreland Mayor, Councillor Samantha Ratnam was awarded an Honorary Black Belt certificate by Grand Master Kimm. After being presented with a gift of some special plants and a card made by the young Hap Ki Do students, the Mayor made a wonderful speech congratulating the new Black Belts, Grand Master Kimm and the Universal Peace Foundation for the important work done over the years.

On Sunday 17 April, a new group of Hap Ki Do and Sun Do students were awarded their black belts by Grand Master Kimm in a memorable ceremony attended by around 200 people at the Do-Jang in Coburg. Congratulations to our new Black Belts! It was a great community celebration of our club and our work for the Universal Peace Movement.

On Sunday 17 April, a new group of Hap Ki Do and Sun Do students were awarded their black belts by Grand Master Kimm in a memorable ceremony attended by around 200 people at the Do-Jang in Coburg. Congratulations to our new Black Belts! It was a great community celebration of our club and our work for the Universal Peace Movement.

Some family, friends & past members supporting and joining in for the celebrations.

Some family, friends & past members supporting and joining in for the celebrations.

Prior to presenting the Brown Belt students with their new grade, Grand Master Hur-Nan Kimm Yong-Sup thanked the mayor and other dignitaries for their attendance, he  acknowledged the important role families and friends of students play in supporting their training and expressed heart felt thanks to the senior Black Belts for their ongoing dedication and support. Grand Master Kimm emphasized that attaining a black belt marks the beginning of a journey – not the end – and asked that all members and friends focus on the main goal of helping to make our planet a cleaner and safer place.

Prior to presenting the Brown Belt students with their new grade, Grand Master Hur-Nan Kimm Yong-Sup thanked the mayor and other dignitaries for their attendance, he acknowledged the important role families and friends of students play in supporting their training and expressed heart felt thanks to the senior Black Belts for their ongoing dedication and support.
Grand Master Kimm emphasized that attaining a black belt marks the beginning of a journey – not the end – and asked that all members and friends focus on the main goal of helping to make our planet a cleaner and safer place.

 

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Recent news and events

Grand Master Kimm featured in the Moreland Leader

Posted by on 5 May 2016 in News | 0 comments

Master of peace Octogenarian black belt Kimm Yong Sup has notched up an impressive milestone — he has entered his 40th year of serving the community. The peace ambassador and hapkido grand master has improved the health and wellbeing of the thousands of people who have set foot in his dojang. See the front page and...

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Special ceremony for those receiving their 1st Dan Black Belt and Certificate

Posted by on 21 Apr 2016 in News | 0 comments

We have had a very special ceremony for our members who received their 1st Dan Black Belt and Certificate on 17th April, 2016. This was a very significant and special time for the club, when we honoured our members at our Headquarters.    

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Grand Master Hur-Nan Kimm’s 81st Birthday

Posted by on 12 Apr 2016 in News | 0 comments

Grand Master Hur-Nan Kimm had an informal gathering to help celebrate his 81st Birthday. It was a fantastic night with lots of good food and light entertainment. Grand Master Hur-Nan Kimm was presented with a box of special individual hand written cards with lovely messages and well wishes. A special present is on the way which is called the Ba Dook from Korea and Grand Master Hur-Nan Kimm will receive it on behalf of the Universal Peace foundation. The Ba Dook ( Go Game ) is a tradititional game played for over 2500 years will become part...

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Hapkido Grading

Posted by on 5 Dec 2015 in News | 0 comments

Congratulations to all those who attended the additional Hapkido Grading on 5th December 2015. It was smaller in size but big in effort from all members who participated. Well Done !!!!

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2015 at the Universal Peace Movement’s International Hap KI Do Han Ki Do and Sun Do Academy

Posted by on 23 Sep 2015 in News | 0 comments

2015 is a special year for the Universal Peace Movement- it’s the year in which Grand Master Hur Nan Kimm Yong- Sup turns eighty. This year of celebration had a kick- start in February when a small group of senior students gathered to give their heart felt congratulations to their Grand Master. Expect some more opportunities to celebrate Grand Master Kimm’s 80th Birthday as the year rolls along!

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Recent Grading & Belt Presentation

Posted by on 16 Sep 2015 in News | 0 comments

Congratulations to all our members who recently graded, everyone put in a big effort especially the kids group. We are proud of our members and encourage you all to keep going please.

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Universal Ancient Wisdom bringing New Horizons

Posted by on 21 Oct 2012 in News | 0 comments

A celebration of 35 years of the International Hap Ki Do, Han Ki Do and Sun Do Federation and it’s work for Universal Peace. Hilton Hotel Melbourne Australia – 25 October 2012.

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