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, 7 Dan Dim Mak, 6 Dan Kaizen Ryu Combat, 1 Dan Tae Kwon Do, 1 Dan Jujitsu, 3 Dan Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu, 1 Dan Seishin Ryu Ju Taijutsu and 2 Dan Modern Self Defense and Trainer license in MSDO, ISKFA instructor and Special Tonfa instructor,
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 Modern Self Defence Organization Sweden, 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.
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