July 14, 2024


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About Richard Hackworth

Chong KwanJangNim Richard Hackworth is the President of the Korea Hapkido Federation Haemukwan, Vice President of the US National Taekwondo Association, Member of the American JungDoKwan Society Board of Advisors, and is the World Martial Arts Congress Chairman of the US Delegation, Korean Martial Arts Instructors Association Senior Masters Caucus and Board Member & Chairman of North America for the Yang Shen Tai Chi Association.

Richard Hackworth began his martial arts career at the tender age of 8 as a member of the Belmont Boxing and Wrestling Gym under his first Coach and Mentor, Father Sean McCullough. Throughout his childhood, he participated monthly in Boxing Smokers and Wrestling Matches. He continued his studies and training in Boxing and Wrestling until the age of 18 when he was introduced to the Asian martial arts.

After dedicating nearly forty years to training with the top experts in Japan, Korea, and China he made the transition from competitor and coach to leader and teacher. Having attended the advanced instructor and master training courses Hackworth was nominated to various appointments representing and leading in several of the world’s leading Korean based martial arts organizations. As a leader, he is sought out by many organizations to work as an advisor or consultant. Here is a brief listing of his current positions and appointments.

πŸ… Founder / President of the Korea Hapkido Federation Haemukwan

πŸ… Founding Life Member – US National Taekwondo Association

πŸ… Vice-President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) – US National Taekwondo Association

πŸ… Deputy Chairman – USNTA Board of Directors

πŸ… Member – American JungDoKwan Society Board of Advisors

πŸ… Member – KMAIA International Advisory Committee

πŸ… World Martial Arts Congress – Chairman of the US Delegation Β 

πŸ… Editor of the World Martial Arts Leadership News

πŸ… General Manager of the School Growth Program for the World Hapkido Union

πŸ… Editor of the World Hapkido Union Newsletter

Richard Hackworth can be contacted at the following address:

American Dragon Martial Arts Academies

209 Capitol Court

Ocoee, FL 34761 USA

πŸ”Ή E-Mail:Β  hapkidoschools@gmail.com.

πŸ”Ή Phone: 321-443-8077 Β 

πŸ”Ή Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/koreahapkidofederationhaemukwan

πŸ”Ή Website: https://www.haemukwan.com

πŸ”Ή YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/hapkidoschools