Dear Martial Arts Community,
It is with a heavy heart that we tell you that Grand Master Bong Soo Han passed away on Monday, Jan 8th at 6:05 pm at his house. Grand Master Han was surrounded by his family, friends, and was joined world wide by thousands of people who have been sending their thoughts and prayers.
Grand Master Han had dedicated his life to the powerful art of Hapkido. Known as the Father of Hapkido in the United States, Grand Master Han's legacy and influence in the Martial Arts world is almost unsurpassed. More importantly, his philosophies, teachings, and compassionate guidance have touched thousands of people's lives within the Martial Arts world and beyond.
All we request of you at this time is your thoughts and prayers. However, if you wish to donate to the impending services and memorial plaque for Grand Master Han, you can send checks payable to Bong Soo Han at 3201 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404.
On behalf of Grand Master Bong Soo Han, his family, and the International Hapkido Federation, thank you for your thoughts and prayers.
Master Eric Friske & Master Danny Cruz
BONG SOO HAN, 73
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