FOUNDER OF URBAN COMBAT HAPKIDO
Grand Master Magnus Degéus is from Kristianstad, Sweden and along with Andreas Olofsson founded Urban Combat Hapkido Federation (UCHF) in 1996 in Sweden. It is an open system which encourages the students to seek knowledge and skills from everywhere they can. All students are free to integrate previous knowledge in their training, learn from each other as well as the Instructor. UCHF has now grown international and we are represented in Sweden, Germany, Ireland, Belgium, England and Italy. Due to Grand Master Magnus and his friend co-founder Olofssons previous Martial arts backgrounds the system has been praised for being easy to understand and learn for beginners but can be very complicated and hard to master at higher levels taking many years of dedication and practice.
Grand Master Magnus Degéus, is President and Founder of Urban Combat Hapkido Federation, Chong Kwan Jang Nim. 9 Dan Hapkido Grandmaster, 8 Dan Dim Mak Grandmaster, 9 Dan Kaizen Ryu Combat, Combat Tanto Jutsu Do 9 Dan, 2 Dan Han Moo Kwan Tae Kwon Do,1 Dan WTF Tae Kwon Do, 1 Dan Hoku Shin Ryu Jujitsu, 3 Dan Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu, 1 Dan Seishin Ryu Ju Taijutsu, 3 Dan Ki Jutsu Do, Grassiva SDO Expert Level 1, Grassiva Self Defence System 5 Dan, 2 Dan Five Elements Jujutsu, 2 Dan Five Elements Kung Fu Jutsu.
Other skills acquired have been in kickboxing, thaiboxing, Savate and Jeet Kune Do.
Grand Master Magnus Degeus has worked as a high school teacher for 14 years, and as a bouncer for 15 years (along with studying the many different styles of Martial Arts) he knows what techniques work and which do not in both armed and unarmed combat fighting.
UCHF is affiliated with the World Martial Arts College, and Grand Master Magnus Degeus is a member of it’s Board. In addition he cooperates with Kaizen Ryu Combat, Grassiva Self Defence Organisation and Ki Jutsu Do Associations.
Urban Combat Hapkido Federation is open to everyone over 15 years old to train in combat techniques from a multitude of Martial Arts. Grand Master Magnus Degeus has dedicated his life to passing on and teaching people of all walks of life good skills and techniques to help protect themselves.
30th of July 2017 GM Magnus Degéus was awarded the 2017 Leadership Award from World Martial Arts College. This year it was over 15.000.000 candidates for this award.
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