HAPKIDO’S MAJOR ROLE

Hapkido has always played a major role in Master Serge Baubil’s life, which is noted as follow:

  • in 1959, Serge Baubil start his study in Martial Arts (Karaté & Judo);
  • in 1969, Master Serge Baubil received his first black belt (Shotokan karate by Great Japanese Sensei Taiji Kasé and Henry Plee the French Karaté Pioneer), later he switched for Korean Martial arts under GM kwan young ,lee who was the taekwondo and Hapkido introductor in France;
  • In 1978, Master Baubil received his 3rd DAN from HAPKIDO Grand Master Yong Man Kim (Moo Moo Kwan);
  • In 1985, Master Serge Baubil received his 5th DAN TAEKWONDO from Grand Master Yong Son Seo and Sang Min Cho;
  • In 1988, Master Serge Baubil received his 5th DAN in QWANKIDO (Vietnamese Kung fu) by Grand Master/Founder Pham Xuan Tong;
  • In 1990, Master Serge Baubil is promoted to 6th DAN in HAPKIDO by Grand Master Yun Sik Kim (Bum Moo Kwan Hapkido). The grade was confirmed by the Korean/Kido Federation and its president, In Sun Seo;
  • In 1992, Master Serge Baubil is founder and president of the QUEBEC HOSHINKIDO HAPKIDO FEDERATION in Montreal , Canada;
  • In 1996, Master Serge Baubil is promoted to the 7th DAN Black Belt in HAPKIDO by Grand Master In Sun Seo, president of the Korea Kido/World Kido Federation;
  • In 1998, in Pusan, Korea, Master Serge Baubil is promoted world judge in HAPKIDO by the Korea Kido Association;
  • Inducted in July 1998 in the Hall of Fame (Connecticut, USA), Most Distinguished Grandmaster of the year;
  • Inducted in July 1998 in the Hall of Fame Sokeship Council, Golden Life Achievement Award;
  • In January 1st, 1999, official recognition of Hoshinkido System by the Korea Kido Hapkido Association and Headmaster Baubil as founder;
  • Inducted in May 1999 in the Pionners, legends martial arts Hall of Fame (Connecticut, USA ) as Grand Master/Founder of the year;
  • Inducted in July, 11 1999 in New York (USA) as Grand Master of the year by the United Martial Artist Association.
  • Inducted in december 1999 as Member of the testing board of directors of the Korean Martial Arts Instructors Association (USA);
  • Certified 8th DAN Black Belt in HAPKIDO by the International Budo Association (France), the World Martial Arts Alliance and by Grandmaster IN SUN SEO, president of the Korea Kido/ World Kido Association;
  • Inducted in January 8, 2000 in Atlanta, Georgia (USA) as Grand master Instructor of the year by the American Federation of Martial Arts Hall of Fame;
  • At the Second World Hapkido Championship of the Korea Kido Association, on April 9th, 2000 at Yong-IN’s University of Seoul, Grandmaster Baubil proudly receives his Master’s Exibition Gold Medal and the Grandmaster Diploma as an official Representative of the Korea Kido Association;
  • In 2001, Grandmaster Serge Baubil is named the “Most Distinguished Grandmaster of the Year 2001″ at the Fifth Martial Arts Masters Pioneers and Legends Hall of Fame, Norwalk Connecticut;
  • In 2001, Grandmaster Serge Baubil is inducted as International Grandmaster of year 2001 at the World Head of Family Sokeship Council Hall of Fame, Orlando USA;
  • In 2001, Grandmaster Serge Baubil is inducted as Grandmaster of year 2001 at the World Wide Martial Arts Hall of Fame in Syracuse, New-York, June 9th 2001;
  • December 27th, 2001, inducted and certified by the World Martial Arts Masters Society (Hall Of Fames) as 9th dan black belt Hoshinkido Grandmaster and founder of year;
  • August 31, 2002, inducted in the World Head Of Family Sokeship Council of Orlando, Florida, USA (the world greatest martial arts Grandmasters council) as member of the council and as the SOKE of the Hoshinkido Hapkido (Highest ranking official within his martial art);
  • February 15th, 2003, in Seoul, Korea, Grandmaster Baubil was nominated by supreme Grandmaster In Sun Seo, 10th dan, as the official representative in Canada, with his friend Grandmaster Rudy Timmerman, for the new Hanminjok Hapkido Association (All Korean Hapkido);
  • August 31, 2003 Award for the continued excellence in the Martial Arts to Grand Master Serge Baubil by the W.H.F.S.C. Hall of Fame, Orlando, FL, USA;
  • April 2004 – Grand Master Serge Baubil won the Gold Medal in Korea at the World Kido Federation / Hamminjok Hapkido Association, World Championships in the Master’s Exhibition;
  • May 2004 – Grand Master Serge Baubil is promoted to the 9th Degree Black Belt by the I.B.A (International Budo Association);
  • September 2004 – Grand Master Serge Baubil received the Prestigious Award of “Patriarch Award” at the World Head of Family Sokeship Council Hall of Fame in Orlando, Florida;
  • December 4th 2004 – GrandMaster Serge Baubil is Promoted to the 9th Dan Black Belt in Hapkido by Supreme GrandMaster IN SUN SEO, 10th Dan, President of the World Kido Federation / Hamminjok Hapkido Association.
  • April 6th 2012 – Grand Master Serge Baubil was recognized and certified 9th dan in Hapkido by the Korea Moo Moo kwan Hapkido Association. The highest rank delivered by this association