GRADING REQUIREMENTS

LEVEL TIME SPARRING HYUNG SOO SIK HO SIN SOOL KYOK PA
10th –
9th Gup
1 month White belt sparring combination 1 & 2 None Ill Soo Sik 1 & 2 (chop and punch only) Crossover 1 (first two motions) None
9th –
8th Gup
2 months White belt sparring combination 3 to 5 Gi Cho Hyung Il Bu
Gi Cho Hyung E Bu
Ill Soo Sik 1 & 2 Crossover 1 None
8th –
7th Gup
3 months Orange belt sparring combination 1 & 2
Free sparring
Gi Cho Hyung Sam Bu Ill Soo Sik 3 & 4 Crossover 2 Elbow or front kick
7th –
6th Gup
3 months Orange belt sparring combination 3 to 5
Free sparring
Pyung Ahn Cho Dan Ill Soo Sik 5 & 6 Crossover 3 & 4 Hammer fist or side kick
6th –
5th Gup
3 months Green belt sparring combination 1 & 2
Free sparring
Chil Sung E Ro Ill Soo Sik 7 & 8 Same side 1 & 2 Hammer fist or back kick
5th –
4th Gup
3 months Green belt sparring combination 3 & 4
Free sparring
Chil Sung Il Ro
Chil Sung E Ro
Ill Soo Sik 9 & 10 Same side 3 & 4 Palm heel or round kick
4th –
3rd Gup
3 months Free sparring Chil Sung Il Ro Ill Soo Sik 11 & 12 Two-on-one 1 to 3 Front punch or jump roundhouse kick
3rd –
2nd Gup
3 months Red belt sparring combination 1 to 3
Free sparring
Chil Sung Sam Ro Ill Soo Sik 13 & 14 Two-on-two 1 & 2 Ridge hand or hook kick
2nd –
1st Gup
6 months Free sparring (with use of tuel oh jang cap kwon) Yuk Ro Cho Dan (Du Mun) Ill Soo Sik 15 & 16 Two-on-two 3 & 4 Long back fist or spinning kick
1st Gup – Cho Dan
6 months Free sparring Chil Sung Il Ro
Chil Sung Sam Ro
Yuk Ro Cho Dan (Du Mun)
Passai
Ill Soo Sik 1 to 18 All wrist grabs Jump back kick or continuous one hand one foot technique
Cho Dan – Ee Dan
2 years
Total 5 years
Hwak Kuk Jang Kap Kwon
Do Mahl Sik Il Bon
Ta Ko Sik Il Bon
Pol Wol Seh Il Bon
Yo Sik Il Bon
Free sparring
Yuk Ro E Dan (Joong Jol)
Chil Sung Sam Ro
Jin Do
Pyung Ahn Ee Dan
Sam Soo Sik 1 to 18 Wrist sleeve grips
Knife defence
Double jump front kick or continuous one hand and two foot technique
Ee Dan – Sam Dan
3 years
Total 8 years
Hwak Kuk Jang Kwon Do
Do Mahl Sik Ee Bon
Ta Ko Sik Ee Bon
Pol Wol Seh Ee Bon
Yo Sik Ee Bon
2 on 1 sparring
Yuk Ro Sam Dan (Po Wol)
Chil Sung Sa Ro
Ro Hai
Pyung Ahn Sam Dan
Jeh Dae Ryun (sparring from ground) Elbow sleeve grips
Bong defence
Ro Hai with break
Sam Dan – Sa Dan
4 years
Total 12 years
Candidate must be 21
All Gi Cho
Free sparring
Yuk Ro Sa Dan (Yang Pyun)
Chil Sung O Ro
Pyung Ahn Sa Dan
Sip Soo
Kong Sang Koon
As requested by exam board
Special sparring
As requested by exam board  
Sa Dan – Oo Dan
5 years
Total 17 years
Candidate must be 26
As requested by exam board Yuk Ro O Dan (Sal Chu)
Chil Sung Yuk Ro
Sei Shan
Wang Shu
Pyung Ahn O Dan
Tuk Soo Deh Ryun (multiple opponents with weapons) As requested by exam board  
Oo Dan – Yuk Dan
6 years
Total 23 years
Candidate must be 32
As requested by exam board Yuk Ro Yuk Dan (Choong Ro)
Chil Sung Chil Ro
Ji On
O Sip Sa Bo
Nai Han Ji Cho Dan
Tuk Soo Deh Ryun (multiple opponents with weapons) As requested by exam board  
Yuk Dan– Chil Dan
7 years
Total 30 years
Candidate must be 39
As requested by exam board Hwa Sun As requested by exam board As requested by exam board