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    Little Dragons

    Students begin with a White Belt - 1st Belt


    Little Dragon Orange Belt Testing Requirements- 2nd Belt
    Minimum of 21 Classes Required & Passing Score of 70


    1. PAYS ATTENTION IN CLASS.

    2. KOREAN TERMS.
    Instructor: Sa ba nim
    Yell: kiap
    Attention: cha ryut
    Bow: kyung yea
    Sit: ahn jo
    Meditation: muk yum

    3. KICKS.
    Front kick
    Side Kick

    Back kick

    4. HAND MOTIONS.
    Hammer fist sideways
    Hammer fist overhead
    Front middle block and punch
    Horseback stance & two punches

    5. BREAK FALLS.
    Front break fall
    Back break fall

    6. THREE BAG JUMP.

    7. GRAB ESCAPES.
    Wrist grab

    8. TEN SECONDS ON THE BAG.

    9. NERF BALL DODGE.

    10. HEAD BUTT.

    11. ATTEMPT BOARD BREAK.

     

    Little Dragon Yellow Belt Testing Requirements- 3rd Belt
    Minimum of 25 Classes Required & Passing Score of 70

     

    1. GOOD ATTITUDE AND CONTROL IN CLASS.

    2. KOREAN TERMS.
    Begin: shi jak
    End: go mahn
    Front kick: up cha gi
    Side kick: yup cha gi
    Knife hand: soo do kwon
    Lower block: ha dan maki
    Middle block: Choon dan maki

    3. KICKS.
    Front foot front kick
    Front foot side kick
    Side kick (back foot)

    4. HAND MOTIONS.
    Duck and punch
    Reverse middle block & punch
    Knife hand
    Lower block

    5. BREAK FALLS.
    Front break fall from standing position
    Back break fall from standing position

    6. FIGHTING STANCE.

    7. GRAB ESCAPE.
    Shoulder Grab Escape

    8. PADDLE BLOCKING.

    9. TEN SECONDS ON THE BAG.

    10. ROLLING THREE BAG JUMP.

    11. ATTEMPT BOARD BREAK.

     

    Little Dragon Green Belt Testing Requirements- 4th Belt
    Minimum of 30 Classes Required & Passing Score of 75


    1. GOOD ATTITUDE AND CONTROL IN CLASS.

    2. KOREAN TERMS.
    Front foot back kick: Up bahl dwi cha gi
    Jump front kick: Ea dan up cha gi
    Skipping side kick: Be gi yup cha gi
    Upper block: Sah dan maki
    Elbow attack: Pahl coo kyung kyuk
    Back fist: Kap kwon

    3. KICKS.
    Jump front kick
    Skipping side kick
    Front foot back kick

    4. HAND MOTIONS.
    Elbow
    Back fist
    Upper block
    Jab, reverse punch

    5. FRONT STANCE vs. FIGHTING STANCE.

    6. GRAB ESCAPE.

    Wrist Hit Escape

    7. PADDLE BLOCKING.

    8. TEN SECONDS ON THE BAG.

    9. ATTEMPT BOARD BREAK.

     

    Little Dragon Blue Belt Testing Requirements- 5th Belt
    Minimum of 35 Classes Required & Passing Score of 75

    1. GOOD ATTITUDE AND CONTROL IN CLASS.

    2. KOREAN TERMS.

    Front kick/side kick: Up cha gi, yup cha gi
    Front foot hook kick: Up bahl nagsi cha gi
    Back kick from fighting stance: Dwi cha gi hu gul cha si
    Knee kick: Mu rup cha gi
    Palm smash: Chang kwon
    Ready stance: Chun bee
    School: Do jang
    Uniform: Do bahk

    3. KICKS.
    Front foot hook kick
    Front foot front kick, front foot side kick
    Back kick from fighting stance
    Knee kick

    4. HAND MOTIONS.
    Inside to outside middle block, lunge punches
    Backwards elbow attack
    Palm smash

    5. READY STANCE.

    6. COMBOS

    7. PADDLE TARGETING.

    8. TEN SECONDS ON THE BAG.

    9. ATTEMPT BOARD BREAK.


    Little Dragon Brown Belt Testing Requirements- 6th Belt
    Minimum of 35 Classes Required & Passing Score of 75

    1. GOOD ATTITUDE AND CONTROL IN CLASS.

    2. KOREAN TERMS.
    Front roundhouse kick: Up bahl tollyo cha-gi
    Rear roundhouse kick: Dwi bahl tollyo cha-gi
    Front foot jump side kick: Up bahl ea dan up cha-gi
    Double front elbows Up sang pahl koo kyung kyuk
    Double rear elbows Dwi sang pahl koo kyung kyuk


    3. KICKS.
    Front roundhouse kick
    Rear roundhouse kick
    Front foot jump side kick
    Front foot front kick/back kick from fighting stance


    4. HAND MOTIONS.
    Jab, hook punches
    Double front elbows
    Double back elbows

    5. ONE STEP CHALLENGE.

    6. COMBOS

    7. PADDLE BLOCKING.

    8. PADDLE TARGETING

    9. TEN SECONDS ON THE BAG.

    10. ATTEMPT BOARD BREAK.

    11. SPARRING.

     

    Little Dragon Red Belt Testing Requirements - 7 th Belt

    Minimum of 35 Classes Required & Passing Score of 75

    1. GOOD ATTITUDE AND CONTROL IN CLASS.

    2. KOREAN TERMS.

    Back foot jump side kick: Dwi bahl ea dan yup cha gi

    Skipping front kick Beh gi up cha-gi

    3. KICKS.

    Back foot forward hook kick

    Back foot jump side kick

    Skipping front kick

    4. HAND MOTIONS.

    Front hand palm smash

    Front hand knife hand

    Jab, hook, uppercut punches

    5. ONE STEP CHALLENGE.

    6. CHON-JI HYUNG

    7. PADDLE TARGETING.

    8. FIVE BALL KICK IN THE AIR..

    9. TEN SECONDS ON THE BAG.

    10. ATTEMPT BOARD BREAK.

    11. SPARRING.

     

    Children/Teens/Adults

    9 th Gup Orange Belt Testing Requirements

    Minimum of 21 Classes & Two Months Required

    Passing Score: 70

    1. SYMBOLISM OF BELT

    Sense: Taste

    Element: Water

    Emotion: Well Being

    Location: Spleen (below navel)

    Function: Health

     

    2. PROPER BOWS How, when, to what, to whom (See Chapter on Etiquette).

     

    3. REQUIRED KOREAN

    Instructor: Sabanim

    Attention: cha ryut

    Bow: kyung yea

    Sit: ahn jo

    Meditation: muk yum

    Begin: shi jak

    End: go mahn

    Yell: kiap

     

    4. STANCES

    Front stance

    Ready Stance

    Horseback stance

    Fighting Stance

     

    5. KICKS

    Front kick (back leg): up cha gi

    Side kick (back leg): yup cha gi

    Back kick (back leg): dwi cha gi

     

    6. HAND MOTIONS

    Lower block: ha dan maki

    Middle block: choon dan maki

    Hammer fist (side/overhead): mawg chi kwon

    Front punch

    Punching in horseback stance

     

    7. FORM

    Chon Ji Hyung

     

    8. SELF DEFENSE

    Wrist grab escapes

     

    9. ONE STEP SPARRING #1, 2 & 3

     

    10. BREAK FALL TECHNIQUES

    Break fall forward; Break fall backward from squatting

     

    11. BOARD BREAK Hammer fist

     

    8th Gup Yellow Belt Testing Requirements

    Minimum of 25 Classes & Two Months Required

    Passing score: 70

    1. PROPER ETIQUETTE

    Ties Rank Belt correctly

     

    2. COMMANDS AND TERMS Knows all previous terms and commands, plus those below

    One step sparring: il soo shi dae ryun

    Front stance: chun gul cha se

    Horseback stance: ki ma cha se

    Fighting Stance: hu gul cha se

    Ready stance: chun bee

    Uniform: do bahk

    Training place: do jang

    Return: ba ro

    Rest: s hu

     

    3. KICKS

    Front foot front kick: up bal up cha gi

    Front foot side kick up bal yup cha gi

    Front foot back kick: up bal dwi cha gi

    Back foot front kick / back kick (same leg)

     

    4. HAND MOTIONS

    Knife hand: soo do kwon

    Reverse punch: yuk jin

    Jab punch

    Lunge punch

    Inside to outside middle block: choon dan maki

     

    5. ONE STEP SPARRING #4-6

    #4.Inside to outside middle block, front foot front kick, jab & middle punch

    #5. Inside to outside middle block, front foot side kick, knife hand

    #6. Inside to outside middle block, step in, knife hand to neck, punch to middle, groin kick

     

    6. SELF DEFENSE

    Shoulder grab escapes

     

    7. FORM

    Geicho Hyung Sahm Bu

     

    8. BREAK FALL

    Backwards From Standing Position

     

    9. FREE SPARRING

    A) Technique B) Blocking

     

    10. BOARD BREAK

    Knife hand

     

    11. TEN PUSH UPS

     

    7th Gup Purple Belt Testing Requirements

    Minimum of 30 Classes & Two Months Required

    Passing score: 75

    1. SYMBOLISM OF BELT

    Sense: Sight

    Element: Fire

    Emotion: Desire

    Location: Solar plexis

    Function: Power

     

    2. KOREAN

    Knows all previous terms and commands, plus those below

    Salute the flags: kuk gi bay nay kyung yea

    Free sparring: ja yu dae ryun

     

    3. KICKS

    Front foot front & side kick: up bal up cha gi, yup cha gi

    Roundhouse kick: tollo cha gi

    Back kick from fighting st.: dwi cha gi, hu gul cha si

    Jump front kick: ea dan up cha gi

     

    4. HAND MOTIONS

    Back fist: kap kwon

    Elbow attack: pahl coo kung kyuk

    Double middle & upper block

    Side punch in horseback stance

    Upper block: sah dan maki

    Knife hand block: soo do maki

    Double knife hand block: sang soo do maki

     

    5. ONE STEP SPARRING #7-9

    #7. Knife hand block, front foot front kick/side kick/knife hand

    #8. Knife hand block, roundhouse kick, elbow strike, backfist strike

    #9. Knife hand block outside, step in, high-middle-low punch

     

    6. SELF DEFENSE

    Hapkido Hands

     

    7. FORM

    Tan-Gun Hyung

     

    8. FREE SPARRING

    A) Technique B) Blocking C) Guard Up

     

    9. BOARD BREAK

    Front Kick

     

    10. FIFTEEN PUSH UPS

     

     

     

    6th Gup Green Belt Testing Requirements

    Minimum of 35 Classes & Three Months Required

    Passing Score: 75

    1. KOREAN

    Knows all previous terms & commands, plus those below

     

    2. KICKS

    Front foot roundhouse kick: up bal tollo cha gi

    Front foot hook kick: up bal nagsi cha gi

    Skipping fr. foot front kick: beh gi up bal up cha gi

    Skipping fr. foot side kick: beh gi up bal yup cha gi

    Any front foot kick, back kick from fighting stance

     

    3. HAND MOTIONS

    Palm hand: chang kwon

    Back fist / back elbow: kap kwon, dwi pahl coo

    Spear hand: kwon soo

    Hook Punch

    Inside to outside forearm block: ahneso pakaru pahl maki

    Palm block: chang kwon maki

    Spreading forearm block

     

    4. ONE STEP SPARRING #10-12

    #10. Inside to outside forearm block, hook kick, back fist, hook punch

    #11. Inside to outside forearm block to outside, hold arm, front roundhouse kick, step in elbow strike, go past, pull arm towards you, reverse elbow

    #12. Inside to outside forearm block to outside, hold, side kick, drop arm, back kick, turn towards opponent, palm strike, elbow strike

     

    5. FORM

    To-San Hyung

     

    6. KNIFE DEFENSE #1 & 2

     

    7. FREE SPARRING A) Technique B) Blocking C) Combinations

     

    8. BOARD BREAK

    Any technique- must successfully break 1" pine board to pass

     

    9. FIFTEEN PUSH-UPS

     

    5th Gup Turquoise Belt Testing Requirements

    Minimum of 35 Classes & Three Months Required

    Passing Score: 75

    1. SYMBOLISM OF BELT

    Sense: Touch

    Element: Air

    Emotion: Joy

    Location: Heart

    Function: Compassion

    2. KOREAN

    Knows all previous terms and commands, plus those below

     

    3. KICKS

    Fr. Foot jump side kick: up bal ea dan yup cha gi

    Back foot jump side kick: dwi bal ea dan yup cha gi

    Back hook kick: dwi nagsi cha gi

    Low / high roundhouse kick: ha dan sah dan tollo cha gi

    Back foot crescent kick: dwi bahl pyojeok cha gi

     

    4. HAND MOTIONS

    Back fist/ spinning back fist

    Reverse circle block

    Jab, hook, uppercut punch

    Straight-in elbow

    Step-back back fist

     

    5. STANCE

    Guarding Stance

     

    6. ONE STEP SPARRING #13-15

    #13. Palm block inside, same hand back fist, spinning back fist

    #14. Back crescent kick, side kick, slide in elbow, step-back back fist

    #15. Reverse circle block, back foot front kick, jab, hook, uppercut

     

    7. KNIFE DEFENSE

    # 3- Cross attack: double knife hand strike to wrist and biceps, pushing side kick

    # 4- Cross attack upward angle: Crescent Kick, jump side kick

     

    8. FORM

    Won-Hyo Hyung

     

    9. FREE SPARRING A) Technique B) Blocking C) Combinations

     

    10. BOARD BREAK

    Two station, one hand technique and one and foot technique

     

    11. TWENTY PUSH UPS

     

    4th Gup Blue Belt Testing Requirements

    Minimum of 45 Classes & Four Months Required

    Passing Score: 80

    1. KICKS

    Back foot forward hook kick dwi bahl uperro cha gi

    Back foot skipping side kick dwi bahl begi yup cha gi

    Back spin kickdwi twit cha gi

    Front foot hook kick / roundhouse kick (same leg)

    Knee kick mu rup cha gi

    Axe Kick toki chagi

     

    2. HAND MOTIONS

    Ridge hand (reverse knife hand) yuk soo do

    Double knife hand strike sang soo do kung kyuk

    Double high knife hand block

    Double forearm block

    Pressing horizontal block

     

    3. STANCE

    Cross- Legged Stance

     

    4. ONE STEP SPARRING # 16-18

    #16. Double knife hand strike to wrist and neck, grab neck, elbow to nose, knee kick to mid section

    #17. Reverse crescent kick, opposite leg low-high roundhouse kick, opposite side ridge hand to head

    #18. Block, crescent kick to head, same leg reverse crescent to head

     

    5. KNIFE DEFENSE

    #5- Cross back attack: inside outside block, grab, step in arm over elbow and force down, wrist twist take-down

    #6- Cross back attack: inside outside block, grab, break elbow with your shoulder, hammefist to groin, backfist to face

    6. FORM

    Yul-Kuk Hyung

    Bong Cho Dan

     

    7. FREE SPARRING

     

    8. BOARD BREAK

    Two station, one hand technique & one skipping or jump kick.

     

    9. TWENTY PUSH-UPS

     

    3rd Gup Brown Belt Testing Requirements

    Minimum of 45 Classes & Four Months Required

    Passing Score: 80

    1. SYMBOLISM OF BELT

    Sense: Hearing

    Element: Ether

    Emotion: Inspiration

    Location: Thymus

    Function: Communication

     

    2. KICKS

    Front foot jump roundhouse kick up bahl eadan tollyo chagi

    Back foot jump roundhouse kick dwi bahl eadan tollyo chagi

    Front foot reverse crescent kick / front kick up bahl yuk pyojeok chagi / up chagi

    Back spin kick / roundhouse kick dwi twit chagi / tollo chagi

    Back Foot skipping front kick dwi bahl begi up chagi

     

    3. HAND MOTIONS

    Upward elbow

    Double horizontal punch

    Double uppercut punch

    Double fist X-block eotgeoreo mahki

    Palm heel block batang son mahki

    Double spreading block sanf hechyo mahki

    Stick block

     

    4. STANCE

    Cat Stance tuit bal chasi

     

    5. ONE STEP SPARRING #19-21

    #19. Reverse crescent kick block, same leg front kick, opposite arm hammer to collarbone, opposite elbow upward to chin

    #20. Side kick, back spin, roundhouse, double uppercut

    #21. Upper palm block, front kick, back foot jump roundhouse

     

    6. KNIFE DEFENSE

    #7. Cross back attack: inside / outside block, palm smash to elbow, elbow to head, front take-down

    #8. Cross back attack up or down angle: hip block, grab & hold, uppercut to armpit, grab, knee kick to middle, axe kick rear take-down

     

    7. FORM

    Chun-Gun-Hyung

     

    8. FREE SPARRING

     

    9. THREE STATION BREAK

    Must include one hand technique and one skipping or jump kick.

     

    10. TWENTY-FIVE PUSH UPS

     

    2nd Gup Red Belt Testing Requirements

    Minimum of 55 Classes & Five Months Required

    Passing score: 80

    1. SYMBOLISM OF BELT

    Sense: Intuition

    Element: Light

    Emotion: Obsession

    Location: Middle of forehead

    Function: Psychic development

     

    2. KICKS

    Back wheel kick: hu-rio chagi

    Front foot reverse crescent kick / hop front kick

    Double jump front kick: sang ea dan up cha gi

    Flying side kick

    Skiiping Hook Kick or Jump Hook Kick

     

    3. HAND MOTIONS

    Figure eight back fist / ridge hand

    Underhand reverse knife hand

    Palm smash / face rake

    Low & high spear hand

    Low double knife hand block

    Mountain block

     

    4. ONE STEP SPARRING #22-24

    #22. Front foot reverse crescent kick, hop back foot front kick, opposite backfist, ridge hand, reverse back fist

    #23. Front foot reverse crescent kick, hop back foot front kick, palm smash to face, face rake

    #24. Double jump front kick, horizontal knife hand throat strike

     

    5. KNIFE DEFENSE #9 & 10

    #9. Lunge to middle: X-block, twist wrist to inside, bend attacker over forward, break, front kick, down elbow to top of shoulder

    #10. Lunge to middle: X-block, twist wrist to outside & bend attacker over backwards to rear take-down, downward side kick

     

    6. FORMS

    Toi-Gye Hyung

    Bassai So

    Bong Ea Dan

     

    7. DUAL BAG ATTACK

     

    8. FREE SPARRING

     

    9. THREE STATION BREAK: One hand technique, one kick, & a two board or cement block

     

    10. THIRTY PUSH-UPS

     

    1 st Gup High Red Belt Testing Requirements

    Minimum of 55 Classes & Five Months Required

    Passing Score: 80

    1. SYMBOLISM OF (RED) BELT

    Sense: Smell

    Element: Earth

    Emotion: Passion

    Location: Base of spine

    Function: Grounding

     

    2. KICKS

    Front foot 45 degree angle kicks

    Jump away side kick

    Hurricane Kick

     

    3. HAND MOTIONS

    All previous motions in combinations.

     

    4. ONE STEP SPARRING #25-27

    #25. 45 degree forward side kick, overhead knife hand, 180 degree backwards jump with downward elbow strike

    #26. Knife hand simultaneous block and neck strike, grab neck, pull in, palm to face, jump away side kick

    #27. Double hammer block, same to side of head, double face rake, pull out legs, axe kick

     

    5. KNIFE DEFENSE # 11 &12

    #11. Overhead attack: upper block, upward elbow to chin, lock up elbow, step behind, rear take-down

    #12. Overhead attack: Upper circular block, finger strike to inside of elbow, direct knife towards attacker, front take- down

     

    6. ESCRIMA STICKS, JO STAFF

     

    7. FORMS

    Hwa-Rang Hyung

    Bassai Deh Hyung

     

    8. FREE SPARRING

     

    9. TWO PERSON SPARRING.

     

    10. THREE STATION BREAK

    Must include one hand technique, one kick, & a two board or cement block break..

     

    11. THIRTY PUSH UPS

     

    Black Belt (Probationary) Testing Requirements

    Minimum of 65 Classes & Six Months Required

    Passing Score: 85

    1. CAN RUN CLASS. REQUIRES ASSISTING IN CLASS TWICE A MONTH.

     

    2. KICKS

    Back foot 45 degree angle kicks- forward & backward front & side kicks

    Back foot jump front, twist side kick or roundhouse kick

     

    3. ONE STEP SPARRING # 28-30

    #28. Double face-middle punch, grab head, knee to ribs, elbow back of head, front take-down

    #29. Double knife hand strike to nose and V of solar plexus, double side hammer strike to floating ribs, X fist KI strike under chin

    #30. Reinforced back fist to nose in X stance, down hammer to groin, same hand circle back fist to nose, turn, elbow to head, side face rake, tiger mouth strike to throat

     

    4. KNIFE DEFENSE # 13 & 14

    #13. Threaten: double palm block to hand & wrist, knock weapon from hand, 45 degree side kick to outside

    #14. From both cross and cross back attacks:

    Block, elbow attack to ribs, arm twisted over your shoulder, break elbow on your shoulder, arm twist take-down

     

    5. FORMS

    Chung Moo Hyung.

    Nai Hanchi Cho Dan Hyung

    Bong Sahm Dan

     

    6. ALL PREVIOUS HYUNGS

     

    7. FREE SPARRING

     

    8. TWO PERSON SPARRING

     

    9. THREE STATION BREAK UTILIZING ALL HIGHER BELT TECHNIQUES

     

    10. BREAKING THREE STACKED BOARDS WITH ANY TECHNIQUE (excludes axe kick)

     

    11. THIRTY-FIVE PUSH-UPS.

     

    1st Dan Black Belt Testing Requirements

    Minimum of 65 classes & 6 months Required

    Passing Score: 85

    1. REQUIRES ASSISTING IN CLASS ONCE PER WEEK.

     

    2. KICKS

    Skipping in back kick

    Jump back kick

    45 degree hook and roundhouse kicks

     

    3. ONE STEP SPARRING

    #31. Triple knife hand pressure point strikes, knife hand to nose

    #32. Circle block, front foot sweep, redirect, take down with simultaneous chin and solar plexus strike

    #33. Jump back kick

     

    4. KNIFE DEFENSE

    All previous techniques with cutting

     

    5. STICK DEFENSE

     

    6. FRONT LEG FOOT SWEEP

     

    7. FORMS

    Gwan Gye Hyung

    Koryo Hyung

    oBng Sham Dan Custom

     

    9. TWO HYUNGS CHOSEN AT RANDOM FROM ALL PREVIOUS HYUNGS

     

    10. FREE SPARRING

     

    11. TWO PERSON SPARRING

     

    12. CREATIVE BREAKING DEMONSTRATION

     

    13. THESIS: WHAT BEING A BLACK BELT MEANS TO ME

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    2nd Dan Black Belt Testing Requirements

    Minimum of 144 Classes & 18 Months Required

    Passing Score: 85

    1. REQUIRES ASSISTING IN CLASS A MINIMUM OF ONCE PER WEEK

     

    2. KICKS

    Inside to outside roundhouse kick

    Jump Axe Kick

    Jump Crescent Kick

    Jump back kick variations

     

    3. ONE STEP SPARRING

    ISMKA Black Belt # 6-10

     

    4. ONE STEP, TWO PERSON SPARRING

     

    5. KNIFE DEFENSE

     

    6. STICK DEFENSE

     

    7. HANDGUN DEFENSE

     

    8. FORMS

    Kuem Gang Hyung

    Nai Hanchi Ea Dan Hyung

     

    9. TWO HYUNGS CHOSEN AT RANDOM FROM ALL PREVIOUS HYUNGS

     

    10. ONE AND TWO PERSON SPARRING

     

    11. CREATIVE BREAKING DEMONSTRATION

     

    12. THESIS

    THE DIFFERENCES EXPERIENCED BETWEEN 1 st & 2 nd DEGREE BLACK BELT.

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