Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to​ ​learn​ ​from Grand​ ​Master​ ​Kimm​ ​in Melbourne

It's been 40 years since Grand Master Kimm brought Hapkido and the ancient Korean art of Sundo meditation to Australia and we're celebrating with a never-to-be repeated offer of 3 ​months​ ​unlimited​ ​training​ ​for​ ​just​ ​$200​, plus dinner with us at the Pullman in Melbourne. Why not take your fitness to the next level this summer with guidance from one of the world’s great Grand Masters. Places are limited and you must book before November 3rd.

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Universal Peace Function November 23rd 2017

2017 marks the 40 year anniversary of Universal Peace in Australia. To celebrate, our function will be held on November 23rd, at Pullman East Melbourne, 7 pm – 11 pm. 7 – 7:30 pm will be pre-dinner drinks; 7:30pm – 11pm dinner, demo, speeches, entertainment. Grand Master Kimm and the function committee are pleased to invite you, your family, friends and colleagues to this special event.

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Grand Master Hur-Nan Kimm’s 81st Birthday

Grand Master Hur-Nan Kimm had an informal gathering to help celebrate his 81st Birthday. It was a fantastic night with lots of good food and light entertainment.

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The Niigatta Seminar

My most recent trip to Korea and Japan was for 5 weeks at the end of 2014. It was very busy, very positive and time went very quickly. I was fortunate to be invited by Kim Hak Jae founder of the Earth Life Environment Remediation Association and Mrs Maumi, Chairperson of the Japanese branch of the Earth Life Environment Remediation Association.

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Exploring Niigatta

At the end of each of the long seminar days we explored the food culture of the area close to our accommodation. We were impressed by the high quality and great variety of food available.

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Universal Peace Function October 25th 2012

2012 marks the 35 year anniversary of Universal Peace in Australia. To celebrate, our function will be held on October 25th, at Hilton on the Park, Melbourne, 7 pm – midnight. Grand Master Kimm and the function committee are pleased to invite you, your family, friends and colleagues to this special event.

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Grand Master Kimm’s photo album

Grand Master Kimm’s photo album

These are from Grand Master Kimm’s personal selection, which he wanted to share with visitors.

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Grand Master Kimm accompanies Prime Minister Julia Gillard to Korea

Grand Master Kimm accompanies Prime Minister Julia Gillard to Korea

In April 2011, Grand Master Kimm introduced Prime Minister Julia Gillard to Mr Kim Hack Jae – Korean philosopher and president of the Asia Pacific Earth-Life Environment Remediation Association.    

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Grand Master Kimm attends the Israel Australia Leadership Forum

Grand Master Kimm attends the Israel Australia Leadership Forum

In December 2010, Grand Master Kimm was invited to be a part of a delegation to attend the Israel Australia Leadership Forum in Israel. On behalf of the Universal Peace Movement, Grand Master Kimm prepared a special Korean philosophical gift for the leaders of Israel and Palestine and an Australian dignitary.

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A Christmas message from Grand Master Kimm

"Dear Universal Peace Movement members, Hap Ki Do and Sun Do members. Was it only yesterday that I was thinking about a Christmas message for 2007? It is hard to believe that already 2009 is waiting to be born. So you won't be surprised that I say again, time and tide wait for no human being; a little bit sad but true."

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A message from Grand Master Kimm for all corporate managers

A message from Grand Master Kimm, for all Corporate Managers who are leaders in the 21st Century and beyond.

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New year message from Grand Master Kimm

A message from Grand Master Kimm for the friends of the Universal Peace Movement, as we leave 2007 behind us.

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As international efforts try to break the deadlock between the Koreas, locally the two Koreas are making a big step towards peace, thanks to a little known Melbourne based non government organization.

As international efforts try to break the deadlock between the Koreas, locally the two Koreas are making a big step towards peace, thanks to a little known Melbourne based non government organization.

North Korean Ambassador Mr Chon Jae Hong and South Korean Ambassador Mr Cho Sang Hoon made a major symbolic gesture towards peace when they exchanged views and shook hands recently. This breakthrough with the Korean Diplomats is the latest among a number of on-going world wide initiatives by the Universal Peace Charity Foundation (Movement.)

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Grand Master Kimm visits the Israel Military Academy

Grand Master Kimm visits the Israel Military Academy

Grand Master Kimm  was invited to join a small delegation to Israel as an extension of the Universal Peace Movement’s interest in and commitment to supporting environmental improvement. He was able to view local water conservation and recycling practices. The trip also provided an opportunity to introduce the work of the Universal Peace movement to the people of Israel. He was then invited to the Israeli Military Academy where he demonstrated Hapkido techniques with selected veteran members of the Academy who wanted to learn new skills. The Principle General of the academy General Gal and many of the academy professors and trainee officers were present at this demonstration. Grand Master Kimm was then invited to plant a tree at the Academy to commemorate the...

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Invitation from His Holiness the Dalai Llama for Grand Master Kimm

Invitation from His Holiness the Dalai Llama for Grand Master Kimm

In 1998, Grand Master Kimm was invited to Dharamsala by His Holiness the Dalai Llama to discuss Hapkido and Sundo seminars. In 2002, Grand Master Kimm and a small Universal Peace delegation travelled at their own expense to Dharamsala. There Grand Master Kimm donated his time and expertise to provide training and seminars for His Holiness The Dalai Llama’s bodyguards, monks and exiled students, for 4 sessions a day for 15 days, from 6am till 10pm daily.  

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