Capital Hapkido Canberra Instructors

Mike

Mike has been training and studying martial arts since age 9. He has studied various styles over the course of his 30+ years of training. To help Capital Hapkido Canberra strive, Mike is our Head instructor for Hapkido and has achieved:
  • 3rd Degree Black Belt KHF Hapkido (2017 under Grand Master Ryoo)
  • 1st Degree Black Belt IGKYSA Gongkwon Yusul (GKYS) (2014 under Grand Master Kang)
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt MooMooKwan Hapkido (2013)
  • Working with Vulnerable People (WWVP Card ACT)

Jaya

Jaya has been training and studying martial arts for the last decade. To help Capital Hapkido Canberra strive, Jaya is our Head GKYS instructor and has achieved:
  • 3rd Degree Black Belt KHF Hapkido (2017 under Grand Master Ryoo)
  • 1st Degree Black Belt WDF Danta (2016 under Grand Master Ryoo)
  • 1st Degree Black Belt IGKYSA Gongkwon Yusul (2014 under Grand Master Kang)
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt MooMooKwan Hapkido (2013)
  • Working with Vulnerable People (WWVP Card ACT)
  • Senior First Aid Certificate
Coling Jaya Brown passed away in August 2019. Please refer to Jaya’s memorial page for more information.

Soloman

Solomon, or Sol’s martial arts journey started in 2010 in Hapkido. He has developed into a fine assistant instructor. To help Capital Hapkido Canberra strive, Sol is the head Tiger’s instructor, and our assistant Hapkido, GKYS, and Danta instructor, and has achieved:

  • 1st Degree Black Belt KHF Hapkido (2016 under Grand Master Ryoo)
  • 1st Degree Black Belt WDF Danta (2017 under Grand Master Ryoo)
  • Instructors Certification WDF Danta (2017)
  • 1st Degree Black Belt IGKYSA Gongkwon Yusul (2016 under Grand Master Kang)
  • 1st Degree Black Belt MooMooKwan Hapkido (2012)
  • Working with Vulnerable People (WWVP Card ACT)

Luke

Luke started out timidly in Hapkido after watching Jaya and Mike grade for thier 2nd Degree Black Belt in MooMooKwan Hapkido mid 2013, and was instantly hooked. To help Capital Hapkido Canberra strive, Luke is the head Danta instructor, assistant Tiger’s and GKYS instructor, and has achieved:

  • 1st Degree Black Belt WDF Danta (2017 under Grand Master Ryoo)
  • Instructors Certification WDF Danta (2017)
  • 1st Degree Black Belt IGKYSA Gongkwon Yusul (2016 under Grand Master Kang)
  • Working with Vulnerable People (WWVP Card ACT)

Michael

Michael started with Capital Hapkido Canberra in early 2014. Brought in by a friend’s recomendation to try it out, he hasn’t looked back. To help Capital Hapkido Canberra strive, Michael is our assistant Hapkido and GKYS instructor and has achieved:

  • 1st Degree Black Belt KHF Hapkido (2016 under Grand Master Ryoo)
  • 1st Degree Black Belt IGKYSA Gongkwon Yusul (2016 under Grand Master Kang)