Master Eric Friske was introduced to Hapkido and Grand Master Han in 1969. Currently he holds the rank of 9th degree Master's Level. He has performed at, and officiated in, martial arts tournaments, competitions and demonstrations, including the 5th World Martial Arts Expo seminars for the FBI. He has been awarded several certificates of appreciation for contributions to the International Hapkido Federation and Grand Master Han. Master Friske currently manages the teaching curriculum at Mushin Hapkido.