Rank Requirements

Ranks


10th GUP WHITE BELT

Basic Hand Technique
(Kibon Son Sul)
Cross-hand middle block
Front high block
Basic punching
Cross-hand low block
Front middle block
Chest attack
Cross-hand high block
Front low block
Knife hand attack
Basic Form
(Kibon Hyung)
Unit #1 Ill jul
Basic Kicks
(Kibon Bal Chagi)
Front middle kick
Side kick
Side step kick
Combination Offense Front kick, side kick, knife hand, high attack
One Step Sparring
(Han Bon Kyorugi)
Block, reverse punch
Block, front kick, punch
Side kick, knife hand attack
Self-defense
(Hoshinsul)
Principle of non-resistance
Front wrist grabs: Basic escapes and strikes
Basic arm bar
Break falls: front, side, rear, rolling
No Throws

9th GUP WHITE BELT

Basic Hand Technique
(Kibon Son Sul)
Side attack
Inside middle block
Knife hand low block
Outside middle block
Knife hand middle block
Outside low block
Basic Form
(Kibon Hyung)
Unit #2 Yee jul
Unit #3 Sam jul
Basic Kicks
(Kibon Bal Chagi)
Front high kick
Turn side kick
Front jump kick
(not a testing requirement)
Combination Offense Side kick, turn kick, knife hand, reverse punch
One Step Sparring
(Han Bon Kyorugi)
Block with 45° horse stance
Knife hand block, turn kick, strike
Self-defense
(Hoshinsul)
Inside shoulder lock
Outside wrist lock
Outer reaping throw
(Breakfall skills must be well developed)

8th GUP YELLOW BELT

Basic Hand Technique
(Kibon Son Sul)
Side middle block
Front and side spear hand
Basic Form
(Kibon Hyung)
Unit #4 Sa Jul
Unit #5 Oh Jul
Basic Kicks
(Kibon Bal Chagi)
Spin kick
Side jump kick (not requirement)
Combination Offense Spin kick, knife hand, reverse punch
One Step Sparring
(Han Bon Kyorugi)
Apply basics
Self-defense
(Hoshinsul)
2-handed arm bar
Spinning wrist lock
Basic hip throw

7th GUP YELLOW BELT

Basic Hand Technique
(Kibon Son Sul)
Elbow attack
Turn knife hand strike
Palm heal strike
Basic Form
(Kibon Hyung)
Pyong Ahn 1 - Ill Dan
Basic Kicks
(Kibon Bal Chagi)
Round kick
Skip side kick
Combination Offense Apply basics
One Step Sparring
(Han Bon Kyorugi)
Apply basics
Self-defense
(Hoshinsul)
Snake arm lock
Defense against bear hugs
Hip wheel throw
Sparring Drills
(Kyorugi)
Dialogue 1 (Kids 10 and under need striped belt)
Block and counter punch against 2 and 3 moves

6th GUP GREEN BELT

Basic Hand Technique
(Kibon Son Sul)
Back fist: Front,side, turn, spin
Neck attack
Basic Form
(Kibon Hyung)
Pyong Ahn 2 - Eeh Dan
Basic Kicks
(Kibon Bal Chagi)
Round kick: front leg
Combination Offense Apply basics
One Step Sparring
(Han Bon Kyorugi)
Apply basics
Self-defense
(Hoshinsul)
Small of the back takedown
Body drop throw
Sparring Drills
(Kyorugi)
Dialogue 2
Block and counter punch against 2 and 3 moves
Controlled free sparring
8 Basic angles of movement  

5th GUP GREEN BELT

Basic Hand Technique
(Kibon Son Sul)
Ridge hand
Basic Form
(Kibon Hyung)
Pyong Ahn 3 - Sam Dan
Basic Kicks
(Kibon Bal Chagi)
Round kick front leg
Combination Offense Apply basics
One Step Sparring
(Han Bon Kyorugi)
Apply basics
Hapkido/Self-defense
(Hoshinsul)
Figure 4 arm lock
Defense against full nelson
Sparring Drills
(Kyorugi)

Note: With fewer new techniques students should emphasize more sparring drills, and self-defense.

4th GUP BLUE BELT

Basic Hand Technique
(Kibon Son Sul)
Ridge hand with punching combination
Basic Form
(Kibon Hyung)
Pyong Ahn 4 - Sa Dan
Basic Kicks
(Kibon Bal Chagi)
Hook kick, front and rear leg
Jump round kick
Combination Offense Apply basics
One Step Sparring
(Han Bon Kyorugi)
Against kicks
Self-defense
(Hoshinsul)
Sweeping back takedown
Rear basic choke
Basic shoulder throw
Sparring Drills
(Kyorugi)
Dialogue 3
Block and counter against 2 and 3 moves
Controlled free sparring

3rd GUP BLUE BELT

Basic Hand Technique
(Kibon Son Sul)
Leaping back fist
Basic Form
(Kibon Hyung)
Pyung Ahn 5 - Oh Dan
Basic Kicks
(Kibon Bal Chagi)
Basic crescent kicks
Turn hook kick
Spin jump round kick
Combination Offense  
One Step Sparring
(Han Bon Kyorugi)
Against kicks
Self-defense
(Hoshinsul)
"Z" wrist lock
Defense against rear chokes
Sparring Drills
(Kyorugi)
Dialogue 3
Block and counter punch against 2 and 3 moves
Controlled free sparring

NOTE: Jump kicks are not a testing requirement

2nd GUP RED BELT

Basic Hand Technique
(Kibon Son Sul)
Advanced blocks
Basic Form
(Kibon Hyung)
Chulgi 1 - Cho Dan
Basic Kicks
(Kibon Bal Chagi)
Turn and spin crescent kicks
Jumping spin back kick
Combination Offense Round kick, turn hook kick
One Step Sparring
(Han Bon Kyorugi)
Forms applications for Kibon Hyung 1-3
Self-defense
(Hoshinsul)
Takedown against front and round kick
Stick defense - arm bar
Outside wrist lock
5 SimMuDo techniques
Advancing foot sweep
Sparring Drills
(Kyorugi)
Dialogue 4

1st GUP RED BELT

Basic Hand Technique
(Kibon Son Sul)
Advanced blocks with kicks
Basic Form
(Kibon Hyung)
Chulgi 2 - Eeh Dan
Basic Kicks
(Kibon Bal Chagi)
Jumping crescent kicks
Combination Offense  
One Step Sparring
(Han Bon Kyorugi)
Forms applications for Kibon Hyung 4-5
Hapkido/Self-defense
(Hoshinsul)
Takedown against side kick
Stick defense - inside shoulder lock
Spinning wrist lock
5 SimMuDo hoshinsul techniques
Sparring Drills
(Kyorugi)
Dialogue 5
Apply all dialogues in sparring

CHO DAN BO

Forms
(Kibon Hyung or Poomse)
Kibon Hyung 1-5
Pyung Ahn 1-5
Chulgi 1-2
Simmudo Hyung Ihll Bon
One Step Sparring
(Han Bon Kyorugi)
Block inside open hand block, 45° forward in horse riding stance, punch solar plexus
Block inside open hand, 45° forward in horse riding stance, forward knife hand to carotid artery
Block inside knife hand block to the side, step up, side knife hand to carotid artery
Block inside knife hand block to the side, pull wrist forward, knife hand strike to carotid artery
Front kick - block inside, strike carotid artery, reap, and groin attack
Self-defense
(Hoshinsul)
Straight arm lapel grab, 2 handed arm bar
Twisted lapel grab, outside wrist lock
Front hair grab, 2 handed arm bar
Sleeve grab, snake arm lock
Shoulder grab, basic arm bar
Sparring Drills
(Kyorugi)
Free sparring against 1 opponent
Stick Defenses Basic arm bar
Outer reaping throw
Outside wrist lock
Knife Defenses
high / low 2 handed block
2 handed arm bar - from outside
2 handed arm bar - from inside
Technique-1 to outside wrist lock
Gun Defense Outside wrist lock - from front
Outside wrist lock - from rear
Chokes Rear box choke
Falling Techniques Front, rear, side, rolling
Throws Outer reaping throw
Hip throw
Pins Scarf/shoulder hold
Cross chest arm bar
8 Angles of Movement  
Board Breaking 1 Hand
1 Foot