Hapkido Spruce Grove

About Us


What is Hapkido?

Hapkido is a non-competitive traditional Martial Art. We utilize: Kicking, Striking, Throwing, Takedowns, Joint Locks, Grappling, Ground Fighting, Pressure Points, Leveraging/Off-Balancing, Weapons and more; to give you a complete system of Self-Defence.




What To Expect

The classes are a fast-paced, fun environment. A typical class starts off with breathing exercises, stretching and physical fitness drills. Then moves onto one or more of the many aspects of the art: Kicking, Striking, Blocking, Rolling, Techniques, Throwing, Weapons, etc... The classes are fun, encourage people to smile and laugh and have a good time while learning extremely effective self-defence techniques in a safe, respectful manner.

Our classes utilize a color belt system, starting at white belt, through to black belt, with each belt having a set curriculum to learn 


About the Instructor

Richard Kirchner is the head instructor at Hapkido Spruce Grove. Richard has been a student of 9th Dan Grandmaster Jae Han Song for over 24 years and has been teaching for over 10 years.

Grandmaster Song grew up in Korea where he learned Hapkido from the founder, Ji Han Jae, and brought the amazing art to Canada in the late 60's and is still teaching his original style in the Lower Mainland.

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Hapkido Spruce Grove

At: The Boxing Club, 128 Queen St, Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada

(780) 946-6010 / info@hapkidosprucegrove.com


Monday & Wednesday: 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Better yet, see us in person!

Feel free to visit during normal business hours or contact us for a free trial class.