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December 3 & 4, 2016 a seminar by Hanminjok Hapkido Association | World Kido Federation took place in Athens. More



28 June, 2014 On 18 June, 2014 exams for color belts took place in Athens.

28 Ιουνίου, 2014 Στις 18 Ιουνίου πραγματοποιηθήκανε εξετάσεις εγχρώμων ζωνών στην Αθήνα.

03 March, 2014 Effective Hapkido™ Spring Seminar 2014 took place in Loutraki, Aridaia (01 & 02 March).

03 Μαρτίου, 2014 Πραγματοποιήθηκε το Effective Hapkido™ Spring Seminar 2014 στο Λουτράκι, Αριδαίας (01 & 02 Μαρτίου).… More



13 November, 2013 WKF/HanMinJok Hapkido Association Greece Seminar 2013 (photos).

2 July, 2013 Effective Hapkido™ Summer Camp 2013 TV SPOT

29 June, 2013 Mr. D. Themistokleous, K. Mantzouranis & Mrs. M. Kastelliannaki applied (via Mr. V. Topatsis | Founder & President of the Effective Hapkido™ Association) and recognized their current Dan certificate in Effective Hapkido™ with the World Kido Federation/Hanminjok Hapkido Association. They became official members, too. Their certification numbers are: 13-3-347, 13-1-1377 & 13-1-1378.

26 May, 2013 Mr. V. Topatsis gave (26 May, 2013) a special Effective Hapkido™ self-defense seminar/lesson at 9th Rescue School of the O.DI.K (place of the seminar: mountain Chortiatis). Photos

26 May, 2013 Two students in Effective Hapkido™ have achieved (25 May, 2013) to pass all levels of very demanded & hard Black Belt examination program that includes: all basic techniques from white belt to black belt, self defense techniques against any situation, kicks, hand techniques, throwing, grappling, sparring, weapons, theory etc. Maria Kastellianaki (instructor: D. Themistokleous | supervisor: V. Topatsis) Konstantinos Mantzouranis (instructor: D. Themistokleous | supervisor: V. Topatsis). Photos

18 March, 2013 Effective Hapkido™ Spring Seminar 2013 “THEODOROS PAPADOPOULOS” has taken place in Loutraki, Aridea (training in nature). Additional, new powerful and effective techniques of the style presented from its founder V. Topatsis.  See you in August in “Olympus Mountain Summer Camp, 2013″ (3 – 7).

07 March, 2013 Letter of Commendation from Grandmaster IN SUN SEO (Chairman of the WORLD KIDO FEDERATION & HANMINJOK HAPKIDO ASSOCIATION) to V. Topatsis (concerning Effective Hapkido™ Spring Seminar 2013).… More



Published on 23 June 2012, by in NEWS.

Mr. V. Topatsis will teach Special Effective Hapkido™ self-defense techniques at 8TH Rescue School of ODIK, on 26 November, 2012 (place: Prefecture of Thessaloniki).

Effective Hapkido™ was registered as trademark (433555).

The World Traditional Hapkido Organization (W.T.H.O.) that was founded by V. Topatsis in 2004 (recognition number: 1553) has changed its name to Effective Hapkido Association (E.H.A.) (recognition number: 36050). Rank and Membership Certificates that have issued with previous/old name of Organization are still valid. Members have to contact with headquarters and receive new application forms.

The 8th Rescue School of ODIK that will start on 17 October, 2012 in Thessaloniki was accepted “Effective Hapkido” as self defense lesson (By V. Topatsis).

Mr JAKUB  KUZNIACKI from London UK (Instructor of MMA & Taekwondo) become a member of the W.T.H.O. Administration Assembly and its President Mr. V. Topatsis welcome him.

On 26 May 2012 Effective Hapkido seminar “Theodoros Papadopoulos” took place in Athens (FC Amyntor) by Mr.… More



Published on 23 June 2012, by in NEWS.

Examinations in Effective Hapkido and seminar (“Theodoros Papadopoulos”) took place in Thessaloniki on 17.12.2011.

Examinations for Color belts in Effective Hapkido and seminar took place in Athens.… More



Published on 23 June 2012, by in NEWS.

Examinations for Color belts in Effective Hapkido and seminar took place.

On 27 and 28 March 2010 at 7 open championship free style / Peristeri – Athens Effective Hapkido won first place in techniques. … More



Published on 23 June 2012, by in NEWS.

On 28&29.11.2009 examinations for Color belts in Effective Hapkido and seminar will take a place in Athens / Greece.

Mr. Themistokleous Dimitrios sat for an exam for 3rd Dan and he has successfully passed.

Mr. Pappas Antonis sat for an exam / 3rd Dan and he has successfully passed. President of the Organization congratulates him for his progress in Effective Hapkido.

On 31.03.2009 examinations for Color belts, in Effective Hapkido, took place in Athens / Greece.

JEET KUNE DO UNLIMITED INDIA ACADEMY (INDIA) has became a member with the W.T.H.O. Telephone: 0091-946-6486417 … More


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