RANK REQUIREMENTS

***Students under 16 are not required to learn Tae Guk or BJJ requirement but cannot test for black belt without them.

Yellow Belt

  • Forms - Ki Bon Cho Dan, Palgue Il Jang, Tae Guk Il Jang

  • One Steps 1-5

  • Combinations 1-5

  • Takedown:  Osoto Gari, Kosoto Gari

  • BJJ:  Technical Stand Up

  • Nemean:  Learn the 4 Common Threats and 3 Lead Attacks

  • Principle in application:  The Built in Defenses Principle

Orange Belt

  • Forms - Palgue E Jang, Tae Guk E Jang

  • One Steps 6-10

  • Combinations 6-10

  • Takedown:  Ouchi Gari, Kouchi Gari

  • BJJ:  Closed Guard Stand Up

  • Nemean:  Expanding / Contracting Guard, Threat and Variable

  • Principle in Application:  The High Percentile Principle

Green Belt

  • Forms - Palgue Sam Jang, Tae Guk Sam Jang

  • One Steps 11-15

  • Combinations 11-15

  • Takedown:  Deashi Barai, Double Leg Takedown

  • BJJ:  Sprawling, Single Leg Defense, Framing Clinch Escape

  • Nemean:  Feinting  

  • Principle in Application:  The Feinting Overload Principle

Blue Belt

  • Forms - Palgue Sa Jang, Tae Guk Sa Jang

  • One Steps 16-20

  • Combinations 16-20

  • Takedown:  Single Leg Takedown (run the pipe, treetop, single to double)

  • BJJ:  Half Guard Stand Up

  • Nemean:    Pattern Attacks and Combinations and Blitzing

  • Principle in Application:  The Patterns Principle

Purple Belt

  • Forms - Palgue O Jang, Tae Guk O Jang

  • One Steps 20-25

  • Combinations 20-25

  • Takedown:  Valley Drop

  • BJJ:  Double Leg Control Stand Up

  • Nemean:    Background Processes and Microsystems

  • Principle in Application:  Conservation of Movement and Energy

Brown Belt

  • Forms - Palgue Yuk Jang, Tae Guk Yuk Jang

  • One Steps 26-30

  • Combinations 26-30

  • Takedown:  Lateral Drop and Lapel Drag

  • BJJ:  Bottom Mount Recover Half Guard to Stand Up

  • Nemean:    Luring to Buckets of Counterstriking

  • Principle in Application:  The Luring Principle

Red Belt

  • Forms - Palgue Chil Jang, Tae Guk Chil Jang

  • One Steps 31-35

  • Combinations 31-35

  • Takedown:  Suma Gaeshi

  • BJJ:  Bottom Side Recover Closed Guard to Stand Up

  • Nemean:    Threat of striking and countering 

  • Principle in Application:  Dilemma Principle

Red Black Belt

  • Forms - Palgue Pal Jang, Tae Guk Pal Jang

  • One Steps 36-40

  • Combinations 36-40

  • Takedown:  O Goshi and Harai Goshi

  • BJJ:  Turtle Stand Up

  • Nemean:    Attacking a vertical barrier

  • Principle in Application:  The Angles principle

Deputy Black Belt

  • Forms - Hwarang,  Bassai Dai

  • Kick Punch Judo 1-5

  • Takedown:  Ankle Pick, Drop Ippon Seionage 

  • BJJ:  North South Turtle Stand Up

  • Nemean:    Overcome obstacles, Closed stance options

  • Principle in Application:  The Heirarchy Principle

Black Belt

  • Forms - Koryo, Chung Moo, Chulgi Cho Dan

  • Judo 6-10

  • Takedown:  Uchi Mata, Tai Otoshi

  • BJJ:  Single X sweep standing opponent to standing

  • Nemean:    High Percentile Takedowns and Clinches

  • Principle in Application:  The Psychological Dominance Principle

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