Grand Master Fred Adams
The club is a branch of the International Hapkido organisation established by Grand Master Fred Adams in Norwitch.
Grand Master Adams has had a long and distinguished career in martial arts and was a pioneer of the early martial arts movement in Britan in the 1950's 60's and 70's, some of his achievements are listed below:
- 8th Dan Hapkido
- 5th Dan Tae Kwon Do
- 4th Dan Karate
- Chairman of the Amateur Martial art Association
- Appointed to the Steering Committee of the Martial Arts Commission
- Established the Great Britain Hapkido Association in 1971 (the oldest of its kind)
- Established International Hapkido in 1981
- First to bring Hapkido to Ireland, and has taught Hapkido around the world including, America, Australia and Russia.