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Sabumnim Master Herbert
A SaBumNim is a guide and instructor, through whom your martial knowledge of skills will come. To be a SaBumNim means one has earned the honor to pass on the invaluable lessons and experiences of numerous masters and sages. To be a SaBumNim means always being there for one's students and striving to help them achieve their absolute best. To be a SaBumNim means not only having years of martial arts training, but also the ability to produce extraordinary students, instructors and masters like all those below from individuals just like you.
SaBumNim has been teaching for over 45 years. He is also a certified Zen meditation instructor. He has attained an 8th Dan in HapKiDo, 8th Dan in VSK Jujitsu, 8th Dan in Tae Kwon Do. He is currently the President of the World Pro HapKiDo Federation in the tri-state area. He is the only non Korean Master awarded by the WPHF for contributing to the development of present day Hapkido. He was awarded by the WTKDF for his contributions and support. Additionally, he is a referee for the WTKDF for Olympic TKD. He was a former president for the Chinese martial arts division of the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU). He has trained extensively with nine of the world's most renowned, respected and innovative Grandmasters and Masters of the Twentieth Century. These phenomenal martial artists include: Master Chin Yun Chung, Grandmaster Sang B. Ko, Soke John Davis, Grandmaster Jong Yuk Ki, Grandmaster J. Choi, Grandmaster Billy Davis, and Grandmaster Chih-Young Lin. They are all the foundation of Master Herbert's extensive skills, knowledge and understanding of martial arts.