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    The fantastic Hapikdo grandmaster Bong Soo Han died on Monday , Jan. 8, 2007, at his home in Santa Monica, CA. He was a truely great man, friend of GM Parker, and to all martial artists whoever met him. Whenever I talk to my students about the real meaning of the martial arts, I never fail to mention Master Han as a True Gentleman who stands for all of the qualities of a real practitioner: he was patient, tolerant, respectful, humble, insightful, incrediably knowledgeable, and so much more. No one whoever saw his kicking performance in the film "Billy Jack" ever forgot his movements. Frank Trejo says those moves are what got him interested in studying the arts in the first place.

    So goodbye to an old friend and a great man. He will be greatly missed until we all meet again some day. May he remain in the presence of the Divine.

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    The following was posted on GM Han's Website:

    Services for Grand Master Han will be held at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park in Westwood, CA. A viewing has been scheduled for Tuesday, January 16 from 10:00AM to 3:00PM. Memorial services will be held the following day Wednesday, January 17 at 1:00PM for family, friends, students, and associates. Grand Master Han's Santa Monica studio will be open for a Memorial Tribute honoring Grand Master Han's life and legacy. The tribute will be for three days starting Thursday January 18 through Saturday January 20. The studio will be open to the general public from 3PM to 8PM on Thursday and Friday and from 10AM to 3PM on Saturday - all are welcomed to come by to pay their respects to a quintessential martial artist and wonderful human being.

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    RIP GM Han.
    PARKER - HERMAN - SECK

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    More Shugyo!

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    Bong soo Han was a great Martial artist. I will always remember him.
    Remember him in the Movie with Mr.Parker? He was the good guy.
    Can't forget that. Condolances to his family.


    I am most Respectfully,
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    Goodbye to one of the greats.


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