1st Kup to ChoDan-Bo to 1st Dan Black Belt

We use the same requirements for both belt levels (1st Kup and ChoDan-Bo). This insures that the student ACTUALLY KNOWS the requirements for 1st Degree Black Belt!

ISA MARTIAL ARTS HAPKIDO RANK REQUIREMENTS

TIME in TRAINING 12 MONTHS continuous training since last test!
STANCES All Previous Stances
BODY MOVEMENTS All Previous Body Movements
HAND STRIKES 1) All Previous Hand Strikes
2) Go to:
Attacking Maneuvers
KICKING 1) All Previous Kicking Movements
2) Flying Same Leg Combinations:
a- Front Thrust / Round Kick
b- Front Snap / Side Thrust to Side
c- Hook Kick / Round Kick
d- Front Snap / High Slap
e- Round Kick to Front / Side Thrust to Front
STRETCHING Must Show Definite Increase in Flexibility since last test!
ONE-STEP SPARRING Ten (10) Ballistic and Ten (10) non-Ballistic
SELF DEFENSE All Break Hold from a Kneeling Position
TECHNIQUES 1) # 1 - # 15 (1-hand; 2-hand; no hand; punch; stick; knife )
2) All Previous Throws
3) Easy Hand Throw
4) Hip Toss
5) Knee-Drop Throw
6) Modified Tenkan Throw
BREAKFALLS All Previous

COUNTER REACTIVE TECHNIQUES

1. Execute a right overhead strike; Partner catches your wrist in both hands:

a) Grab His Right Hand with Your Left Hand, Execute a Major Hand Throw
b) Cross-step Right Foot, Bend Right Elbow, Left Hand Grabs His left Wrist, Execute Elbow Lock Shoulder Throw Over Right Shoulder
c) Step In Right Foot, Left hand Pulls Right Hand Up and Out, Execute a Left Spinning Heel Kick to His Head
d) Bend Right Elbow, Left Hand Grabs His Left Hand, Execute Folding Wrist Lock
2. Execute right overhead strike; Partner attempts # 1 Technique (downward elbow lock):

a) Circle to Left, Turn Back, Right Hand Grabs His Right Wrist, Execute # 1 Technique of Your Own
b) Circle to Left, Right Hand Grabs His Right Wrist in Circular Wrist Lock Position, Execute Step Thru Circular Wrist Lock Flip Throw

DEFENSE AGAINST A KNIFE 1) OVERHEAD STRIKE:
a- All-direction throw advanced, knee on elbow pin.
b- Elbow-lock hip throw
c- Elbow-lock shoulder throw # 1 & # 2
d- Elbow roll lock, Sudo to neck, straighten up and execute all-direction throw advance, execute twisting elbow pin.
2) BACKHAND SLASH:
a- Rear hair takedown, elbow break across knee.
b- Step-thru figure four takedown basic.
c- Standing choke with elbow-lock across your chest, all-direction throw advanced, elbow pin with either knee or palm of hand.
3) BODY THRUST:
a- Hand throw, straight pin
b- Outward wrist-lock, kick, step-over elbow-lock with your leg.
c- Folding elbow-lock
d- Outside hair throw with elbow-lock, hammerfist to his nose.
ESSAY Five (5) Pages on a Martial Arts Subject, Typed and Double-spaced

 

TESTING REQUIREMENTS 1ST DAN
(minimum age 16)
Martial Arts Etiquette
Hapkido History
Double Handed Grab from the Front and Rear
Defense Against a Knife Attack
Throws: Front Leg Sweep, Rear Leg Sweep, Leg Reap
Basic Defense Against Multiple Attackers
Defense from Seated Position
Hand and Wrist Joint Manipulation
Finger Locking
Basic Pressure Point
Striking to the Side and Back of the Body
Some Short Stick and Staff Training
Advanced Single and Multiple Kicks