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Children’s Requirements

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Children’s Requirements for 10th Gup (White Belt with Patch)

  • Complete & ll out appropriate paper work
  • Establish starting date
  • Acquire Do Bok (training attire)

Join the US Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation, Inc.®

Call 1-888-SOO-BAHK for your Federation Membership.

You’ll need the following information:

  1. Instructor: Oliver Whitcomb—Dan #23268
  2. School: Sawtooth Martial Arts
  3. Studio Certification Number: #SH361

Age Requirement: 7

Terminology

  • Soo Bahk Do: Name of martial art you study.
  • Moo Duk Kwan: Philosophy of Soo Bahk Do
  • Do jang: Training hall, studio.
  • Do bok: Uniform
  • Sa Bom Nim: Instructor (certified master level)
  • Yong Gi: Courage

 

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Children’s Requirements for 9th Gup (White Belt with Blue Stripe)

Ki Cho (Basics): As taught in class

Hyung (Forms): First half of Keicho Hyung Il Bu (Basic Form #1)

Culture & Terminology: Refer to White/Orange Belt Terminology Sheet

Age Requirement: 7

Overall Expectations: Come to class regularly, practice at home, study terminology sheets, and come to class with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn. Students are expected to improve their exibility, strength, coordination, discipline, and get a solid foundation in martial arts fundamentals that will carry them into their future training.

 

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Children’s Requirements for 8th Gup (Orange Belt)

Ki Cho (Basics):  As taught in class

Hyung (Forms): Ki Cho Hyung Il Bu (Basic Form #1)

Ho Sin Sul (Self Defense): Defense against cross grabs

Culture & Terminology: Refer to White/Orange Belt Terminology Sheet

Extra Requirement: All students must acquire proper protective gear for free sparring

Overall Expectations: Come to class regularly, practice at home, study terminology sheets, and come to class with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn. Students are expected to improve their exibility, strength, coordination, discipline, and get a solid foundation in martial arts fundamentals that will carry them into their future training.

*Must be a member of the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®

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Children’s Requirements for 7th Gup (Orange Belt with Stripe)

Ki Cho (Basics): As taught in class

Hyung (Forms):
Ki Cho Hyung Ee Bu (Basic Form #2)
Ki Cho Hyung Sam Bu (Basic Form #3)

Ho Sin Sul (Self Defense): Defense against cross grabs

Il Soo Shik Dae Ryun (One Step Sparring): Concept of lateral movement against an attack

Ja Yu Dae Ryun (Free Sparring): As taught in class

Culture & Terminology: Refer to White/Orange Belt Terminology Sheet

Overall Expectations: Come to class regularly, practice at home, study terminology sheets, and come to class with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn. Students are expected to improve their exibility, strength, coordination, discipline, and get a solid foundation in martial arts fundamentals that will carry them into their future training.

*Must be a member of the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®

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Children’s Requirements for 6th Gup (Green Belt with Trim)

Ki Cho (Basics): As taught in class

Hyung (Forms):
Ki Cho Hyung Sam Bu (Basic Form #3)
Pyung Ahn #1 (Pyung Ahn Cho Dan)

Ho Sin Sul (Self Defense): Defense against straight grabs

Il Soo Shik Dae Ryun (One Step Sparring): Il & Ee Bon (Federation #1 & #2)

Ja Yu Dae Ryun (Free Sparring): As taught in class

Kyuk Pa (Board Breaking): As taught in class

Culture & Terminology:
Refer to Green Belt Terminology Sheet
Refer to Gup & Dan Manual

Extra Requirement: Upon receiving 6th Gup promotion, must trim lapel in green trim

*Must be a member of the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®

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Children’s Requirements for 5th Gup (Green Belt with Stripe)

Ki Cho (Basics): As taught in class

Hyung (Forms):
Pyung Ahn Form #1 (Pyung Ahn Cho Dan)
Pyung Ahn Form #2 (Pyung Ahn Ee Dan)

Ho Sin Sul (Self Defense): Defense against straight grabs

Il Soo Shik Dae Ryun (One Step Sparring): Sam & Sa Bon (Federation #3 & #4)

Ja Yu Dae Ryun (Free Sparring): As taught in class

Kyuk Pa (Board Breaking): As taught in class

Culture & Terminology:
Refer to Green Belt Terminology Sheet
Refer to Gup & Dan Manual

*Must be a member of the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®

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Children’s Requirements for 4th Gup (Green Belt with Two Stripes)

Ki Cho (Basics): Combinations as taught in class

Hyung (Forms):
Pyung Ahn Form #2 (Pyung Ahn Ee Dan)
Pyung Ahn Form #3 (Pyung Ahn Sam Dan)

Ho Sin Sul (Self Defense): Defense against cross & straight grabs

Il Soo Shik Dae Ryun (One Step Sparring): Oh & Yuk Bon (Federation #5 & #6)

Ja Yu Dae Ryun (Free Sparring): As taught in class

Kyuk Pa (Board Breaking): As taught in class

Culture & Terminology:
Refer to Green Belt Terminology Sheet
Refer to Gup & Dan Manual

Essay: Your Favorite Area of Training

*Must be a member of the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®

 

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Children’s Requirements for 3rd Gup (Red Belt with Trim)

Ki Cho Ki Sul: As taught in class

Hyung:
Pyung Ahn Sam Dan
Pyung Ahn Sa Dan

Ho Sin Sul: Defense against cross & straight grabs

Il Soo Shik Dae Ryun: Federation #1-#6 & Self-Designed

Ja Yu Dae Ryun: As taught in class

Kyuk Pa: As taught in class

Culture & Terminology:
Review White, Orange & Green Belt Terminology Sheets
Refer to Gup & Dan Manual

Extra Requirement: Upon receiving 3rd Gup promotion, must trim lapel in red trim

Essay: Philosophy of our Ranking System

*Must be a member of the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®

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Children’s Requirements for 2nd Gup (Red Belt with Stripe)

Ki Cho Ki Sul: As taught in class

Hyung:
Pyung Ahn Sa Dan
Pyung Ahn O Dan

Ho Sin Sul: Defense against two on one grabs

Il Soo Shik Dae Ryun: Chil & Pal Bon (Federation #7-#8) & Self-Designed

Ja Yu Dae Ryun: As taught in class

Kyuk Pa: As taught in class

Culture & Terminology:
Red Belt Terminology Sheet
Refer to Gup & Dan Manual

Essay: Philosophy of our Ranking System

*Must be a member of the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®

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Children’s Requirements for 1st Gup (Red Belt with 2 Stripes)

Ki Cho Ki Sul: As taught in class

Hyung:
Pyung Ahn O Dan
Bassai
Nai Hanji Cho Dan

Ho Sin Sul: Defense against two on two grabs

Il Soo Shik Dae Ryun: Ku & Sip Bon (Federation #9-#10) & Self-Designed

Ja Yu Dae Ryun: As taught in class

Kyuk Pa: As taught in class

Culture & Terminology:
Refer to Red Belt Terminology Sheet
Refer to Gup & Dan Manual

Extra Requirement:
Participation in regional/national events as able
Assist teaching classes & mentor junior members

Essay: List & Explain the Five Moo Do Values

*Must be a member of the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®

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Adult Requirements

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Adult Requirements for 10th Gup (White Belt with Patch)

  • Complete & fill out appropriate paper work
  • Establish starting date
  • Acquire Do Bok (training attire)

Join the US Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation, Inc.®

Call 1-888-SOO-BAHK for your Federation Membership.

You’ll need the following information:

  1. Instructor: Oliver Whitcomb—Dan #23268
  2. School: Sawtooth Martial Arts
  3. Studio Certification Number: #SH361

Age Requirement: 14

*Must be a member of the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®

Terminology

  • Soo Bahk Do: Name of martial art you study.
  • Moo Duk Kwan: Philosophy of Soo Bahk Do
  • Do jang: Training hall, studio.
  • Do bok: Uniform
  • Sa Bom Nim: Instructor (certified master level)
  • Yong Gi: Courage

 

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Adult Requirements for 9th Gup (White Belt with Blue Stripe)

Ki Cho (Basics): As taught in class

Hyung (Forms): Ki Cho Hyung Il Bu (Basic Form #1)

Ho Sin Sul (Self Defense): Cross grabs

Culture & Terminology: Refer to White/Orange Belt Terminology Sheet

Overall Expectations: Come to class regularly, practice at home, study terminology sheets, and come to class with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn. Students are expected to improve their exibility, strength, coordination, discipline, and get a solid foundation in martial arts fundamentals that will carry them into their future training.

 

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Adult Requirements for 8th Gup (Orange Belt)

Ki Cho (Basics):  As taught in class

Hyung (Forms):
Keicho Hyung Il Bu (Basic Form #1)
Keicho Hyung Ee Bu (Basic Form #2)

Ho Sin Sul (Self Defense): Cross grabs

Il Soo Shik Dae Ryun (One Step Sparring): Il & Ee Bon (#1 & #2)

Ja Yu Dae Ryun (Free Sparring): As taught in class

Kyuk Pa (Board Breaking): As taught in class

Culture & Terminology: Refer to White/Orange Belt Terminology Sheet

Extra Requirement: All students must acquire proper protective gear for free sparring

*Must be a member of the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®

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Adult Requirements for 7th Gup (Orange Belt with Stripe)

Ki Cho (Basics): As taught in class

Hyung (Forms):
Ki Cho Hyung Ee Bu (Basic Form #2)
Ki Cho Hyung Sam Bu (Basic Form #3)

Ho Sin Sul (Self Defense): Cross grabs

Il Soo Shik Dae Ryun (One Step Sparring): Sam & Sa Bon (#3 & #4)

Ja Yu Dae Ryun (Free Sparring): As taught in class

Kyuk Pa (Board Breaking): As taught in class

Culture & Terminology: Refer to White/Orange Belt Terminology Sheet

*Must be a member of the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®

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Adult Requirements for 6th Gup (Green Belt)

Ki Cho: As taught in class

Hyung:
Keicho Hyung Sam Bu
Pyong Ahn Cho Dan

Ho Sin Sul: Straight grabs

Il Soo Shik Dae Ryun: Oh & Yuk Bon (#5 & #6)

Ja Yu Dae Ryun: As taught in class

Kyuk Pa: As taught in class

Culture & Terminology:
Refer to Green Belt Terminology Sheet

Extra Requirement: Upon receiving 6th Gup promotion, must trim lapel in green trim

*Must be a member of the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®

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Adult Requirements for 5th Gup (Green Belt with Stripe)

Ki Cho: As taught in class

Hyung: Pyong Ahn Ee Dan

Ho Sin Sul: Straight grabs

Il Soo Shik Dae Ryun: Review (#1 – #6)

Ja Yu Dae Ryun: As taught in class

Kyuk Pa: As taught in class

Culture & Terminology: Refer to Green Belt Terminology Sheet

*Must be a member of the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®

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Adult Requirements for 4th Gup (Green Belt with Two Stripes)

Ki Cho: As taught in class

Hyung: Pyong Ahn Sam Dan

Ho Sin Sul: Straight grabs

Il Soo Shik Dae Ryun: Chil & Pal Bon (#7 & #8)

Ja Yu Dae Ryun: As taught in class

Kyuk Pa: As taught in class

Culture & Terminology: Refer to Green Belt Terminology Sheet

*Must be a member of the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®

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Adult Requirements for 3rd Gup (Red Belt)

Ki Cho: As taught in class

Hyung:
Pyong Ahn Sam Dan
Pyong Ahn Sa Dan

Ho Sin Sul: Two on one grabs

Il Soo Shik Dae Ryun: Ku & Ship Bon (#9 & #10) & Self-Designed

Ja Yu Dae Ryun: As taught in class

Kyuk Pa: As taught in class

Culture & Terminology: Refer to Red Belt Terminology Sheet

Extra Requirement: Upon receiving 3rd Gup promotion, must trim lapel in red trim

Essay: List & write a paragraph on each of the Five Moo Do Values

*Must be a member of the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®

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Adult Requirements for 2nd Gup (Red Belt with Stripe)

Ki Cho Ki Sul: As taught in class

Hyung: Pyong Ahn O Dan

Ho Sin Sul: Two on two grabs

Il Soo Shik Dae Ryun: Ship Il & Ship Ee Bon (#11 & #12) & Self-Designed

Ja Yu Dae Ryun: As taught in class

Kyuk Pa: As taught in class

Culture & Terminology: Refer to Red Belt Terminology Sheet

Essay: Write about your favorite part of training

*Must be a member of the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®
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Adult Requirements for 1st Gup (Red Belt with 2 Stripes)

Ki Cho Ki Sul: As taught in class

Hyung:
Pyong Ahn O Dan
Bassai
Nai Hanji Cho Dan

Ho Sin Sul: Side grabs

Il Soo Shik Dae Ryun: Ship Sam & Ship Sa Bon (#13 & #14) & Self-Designed

Ja Yu Dae Ryun: As taught in class

Kyuk Pa: As taught in class

Culture & Terminology: Refer to Red Belt Terminology Sheet

Extra Requirement: Leadership put into action (assisting/ warming up classes, mentoring junior members, attendance in regional/national events)

Essay: Write out the Eight Key Concepts and how they may be applied to both your training as well as your life in general

*Must be a member of the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®

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