Hapkido, Kummooyeh (Korean Arts of the Sword) and Taekwondo Master Francis “Kix” Arceo of the Philippines
Francis “Kix” T. Arceo is a Hapkido, Kummooyeh and Taekwondo International Master who has been teaching martial arts for over 30 years. He is the founder and owner of the Francis Arceo Martial Arts School in Capas, Philippines.
Master Arceo began his martial arts training in Taekwondo at the age of 4. He quickly rose through the ranks and became a national champion. In 1989, he began studying Hapkido/Taekwondo under Grandmaster Kang Sung Ok. Master Kang was a Korean Hapkido/Taekwondo Grandmaster who was one of the pioneers of Hapkido in the Philippines. Master Arceo is also affiliated with the Korean Hapkido General Association under Grand master Bum Kee Cho.
Master Arceo is a highly skilled martial artist. He is a 4th dan black belt in Hapkido, Instructor in Kummooyeh and a 6th dan black belt in Taekwondo. He has also trained in other martial arts, such as Arnis, Judo, Kyokushin Karate, and Boxing.
Master Arceo is a dedicated teacher. He is passionate about sharing his knowledge of martial arts with others. He has taught thousands of students over the years, and many of them have gone on to become successful martial artists themselves.
Master Arceo is also a strong advocate for self-defense. He believes that everyone should have the ability to defend themselves, regardless of their age or gender. He teaches his students how to use their martial arts skills to protect themselves from violence.
Master Arceo is a respected figure in the martial arts community. He is a member of the International Hapkido Federation, World Kummooyeh Federation, World Taekwondo Changmookwan Federation and the World Taekwondo Headquarters (Kukkiwon) . He has also served as a judge/ Referee Chairman for several martial arts tournaments.
Master Arceo is a living embodiment of the principles of Hapkido, Kummooyeh and Taekwondo. He is a skilled martial artist, a dedicated teacher, and a strong advocate for self-defense. He is an inspiration to his students and to the martial arts community as a whole.
In addition to his teaching and competition career, Master Arceo is also a successful businessman. He is the owner of a printing and copying business, including a martial arts school and a real estate company. He is also a respected leader in other Martial arts organizations in the Philippines and a member/officer of different civic and fraternal organizations.
Master Arceo is a well-rounded individual who is passionate about martial arts, business, and philanthropy. He is a role model for young people and an inspiration to martial artists all over the world.
Here are some of the accomplishments of Master Francis Kix Arceo:
- National Taekwondo Champion not only as an Athlete but also as a Coach
- 4th dan black belt in Hapkido, Korean Hapkido General Association
- 6th dan black belt in World Taekwondo Changmookwan Federation
- 4th dan Black belt World Taekwondo Headquarters (Kukkiwon)
- Member/ International Instructor, World Kummooyeh Federation
- Member of the International Hapkido Federation and an International Master in the World Taekwondo Changmookwan Federation
- Judge for several martial arts tournaments
- Founder and owner of the Francis Arceo Martial Arts School
- Successful businessman and philanthropist
Master Francis “Master Kix” T. Arceo is a living legend in the martial arts community. He is a skilled martial artist, a dedicated teacher, and a strong advocate for self-defense. He is an inspiration to his students and to the martial arts community as a whole.