Traditional technique for a new generation

Seung-Woo, Lee


It is an honor to have the time to introduce myself to you. My name is Seung Woo, Lee, Founder of the Cheong Kyum Association. I have been a part of Hapkido—the traditional and historical Korean martial art—for a very long time.

C.K. Choi Suk-Hwan

Grand Master

My name is Suk-Hwan, Choi, Grand Master of the Cheong Kyum Association. Nowadays, it is crucial for us to find ways to develop Hapkido´s potential through the Internet, since we are living in a time where life is based on wireless technology.

William Rayo Rosero

Chief Master

Greetings, I am Master William Rayo and as director of Cheong Kyum Association (CKA) for America I wish to give you a warm welcome to our organization, which I hope will bring you answers to your inquiries and any needs you currently have.

What is Hapkido?

Hapkido is a Korean martial art practiced all over the world. Characterized by joint locks, throws, punches, dynamic kicks and techniques with weapons, it is unique among Korean martial arts in its emphasis on deflecting an opponent’s attacks instead of forceful blocking.

The history of the Hapkido Cheong Kyum World Federation (CKWF)

The history of the Hapkido Cheong Kyum World Federation (CKWF) begins in Seoul, South Korea where a new schol (Kwan) was developing. This school was funded in 1975 by Grand Master Lee Seung Woo which was name Cheong Kyum Kwan that means “clear spirit and modest mind”.

Programs and Services


Normal Training Course Seminar
This training is for anyone who wants to learn the CKWF’s techniques (from Yu-Sool to Hap-Ki-Sool contents). There are three different programs: the basic, the intermediate and the advanced.


Professional Course Seminar
It is meant for instructors and masters to get professional knowledge and a high level in their Hapkido techniques. The courses are: Standard, Kyo-Sa, Master, Chief Master, and Grand Master.


Military Seminar: Each time change to course contents. This course is for every body .
Special Training Course Seminar: Teach to techniques from 1st dan level to 5th dan level techniques for random type.

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