Welcome to each and every Master, Grand Master y groups of all the world! This organization is open regardless of race, religion, country or martial art.
World HwaRangDo Organization‘s main goal is to be a place for all martial arts and martial artists to spread, develop and be recognized.
We look forward to receiving your applications or your organization’s in order to subscribe to and be part of the World HwaRangDo Organization.

What’s WHRDO

WHRDO is an umbrella organization which protects and validates the work of responsible martial artists of the world.

WHRDO is the place for students with a common search: the archetype of man.   

WHRDO is where martial arts as  HwaRangDo and other  martial disciplines, regardless of their origin, can spread, develop and be recognized.

Important: WHRDO does not give graduations higher than the previous given and is not responsible for the legitimacy of the sent material. WHRDO does not grant any HwaRangDo martial art certifications unless trained and duly proved.

WHRDO reserves the right to refuse admission and to consider the legitimacy of the refer documents.

Bio GM Daniel Bustamante

Grand Master Daniel Bustamante is today an 8th Dan in the ancient art of HwaRangDo. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1954, he began at the early age of 10 in the martial arts training.  Within his more than 50 years of practice, he reached black belt in different disciplines.  Always a sportsperson, with military experience in the anti guerrilla, he worked as a military consultant for Latin America.  Thanks to his broad expertise and years of training, many of which 40 he spent teaching, he was recognized by multiple international organization as well as Grand Masters worldwide.  He is currently the Coach at the Asociación Argentina de HwaRangDo, which was the foundation when introducing HwaRangDo in Argentina in the late 80’s (after being a direct student of the World HwaRangDo Association (Dr. Joo Bang Lee, Taejon Lee, Bong Gil Kim).

Today he represents one of the founding members and President of the World HwaRangDo Organization to the world.