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. V. Topatsis. He taught grappling (that style specialized and focus on), as well as sword techniques.
XS gym in Sindos Thessaloniki become a member with the W.T.H.O.
Successfully completed on 28/04/2012 in Sindos/Thessaloniki Effective Hapkido seminar “Theodoros Papadopoulos” by the founder of the style Mr. V. Topatsis. Event was attended by too many enthusiastic people!
On 4 February 2012 Effective Hapkido exams took place in Athens. Administration Assembly of FC Amintor congratulates them.
Logo and other symbols of the W.T.H.O. protected from the international laws (literary property). Do not use any of them without official permission or relevant documents (Release | 04.02.2012).
Mr. Mauro Cesar (“Hoshindo Hapkido Federation” / Brazil) applied for membership in W.T.H.O. (individual – school) on 03.02.2012. President of the W.T.H.O. welcome them.
V. Topatsis is recognized on 17 January 2012 as a charter member of of the World Hapkido Headquarters – Hapkidowon in Greece.