Sweden International Camp Workshops
Grand Master Dr Ahmed went to Sweden for an international camp workshops sponsored by theÂ Sweden Urban Combat HapkidoÂ Federation and the World Martial Arts College. ThisÂ camp and workshopÂ was hosted by Grand Master Magnus Degeus President of UCHF. Participants from USA, Sweden and Germany to name a few were in attendance.
This successful workshop premiered techniques from Hapkido, Dim Mak, Kyusho Jutsu, Kali Sikaran,Kickboxing, Kaizen Ryu Combat and Tae Kwon Do day one taught by Grand Master Magnus Degeus, GM Andreas Olofsson, GM Tom Peter, GM Jim Kamen, Master Andreas TovgÃ¥rd and day two taught by Grand Master Dr AhmedÂ teaching a Bo/Jo staff fighting form and a S.A.F.E. certification course- a course to teach the general public Safety and Self-defense… Safe stands for Secure yourself, Avoid trouble, Flee if possible, and Engage if necessary.
Some of the highlights wereÂ the 2017 Leadership award was presented to Grand Master DegÃ©usÂ for his untiring efforts to put on many camps bringing martial artists from many countries to share and expand knowledge in the arts. He also teaches many community Self-defense programs. He was awarded the well-deserved award out of a pool of 15,000,000 Martial Artists.
His mother and father received honorary black belts for their roles they played in his life and the encouragement to keep driving forward.
Grand Master Dr Ahmed was awarded the 10th Dan Black Belt by the Sweden Urban Combat Hapkido Federation. At the very same moment that GM Dr Ahmed got 10 Dan there was an enormous and mighty thunder and then it stopped. This was a very cool sign and the applause did not want to stop.
Kirsten Wilhelms of Germany tested for her 1st Dan black belt in Tae Kwon Do successfully.
Grand Master Keith Saut got his own style Five Elements Kung Fu Jutsu recognized by Dr Ahmed and was awarded 9 Dan in his style. Master Marco Schrader was promoted to 6 Dan in UCHF. Grand Master Andreas Olofsson was promoted to 8 Dan in Hapkido.
When the camp came to an end, everyone had a very strong wish that this was something that should happen again. It was all a complete success and this was for sure to happen again on another occasion.