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YongmudoHapkidoRankPromotionRequirements(June2016)

Approvedby:RobertL.Brown

Notes:(1)
Promotionrequirementsatallranksincludeallrequirementsforpreviousranks.(2)Minimum
instructionaltimeassumesfullattendanceina14weeksemesterisabout90instructionalhours.Promotionabove
3rdkub(brown)canskipranks(forexample,4thkubto2ndkub)butmustfulfilltimetogradehours.

Requirementsfor9thkub&8thkub(lowerandupperyellowbelt)

1.Falls/Rolls Basic:backfallsidefall

ForwardRollForwardrollintosidefall("withaslap")
Standingupfromfalls(9th:rollingstandup8th:standuptobase)

2.Kicks Frontkick:rearlegthrust
Kneethrust
Stretching:crescentkicks(intoout,outtoin)
Roundhousekick:rearleg(8thkub)
Sidekick:frontlegstomp(8thkub)

3a.Strikes Punch:front,reverse
Targeting:high,middle,low
Palmheelstrike
Stances:front,natural(fighting/"ohno"),horse

3b:Blocks HardBlocks:Upper,Down(lowintoout),MiddleOuttoIn,MiddleIntoOut
Blockstrikesandcounterwithtechnique

4.Grab Eightdirectionwristescape
defenses Wristlockbasics:distraction,execution,finish,clear
Grabdefenselocks:2xsamesidehand2xcrosssidehand2xbodygrab

5.Throws Hipthrow:major(ogoshi)
Majorouterreap(osotogari)
Skills:standardgrip(elbowandlapelgrab)

6.Ground Pins:scarfhold(kesagatame)sidehold(yokoshihogatame)guard(doosae)
defenses Locks:Crosslockarmbar(jujigatame)frommount(tateshihogatame)
Chokes:rearnakedchoke(hadakajime)
Escapes:bridgeturnovershrimpreverseshrimp
Combinations:(1)bridgeturnoverfrommountintosidehold(2)reverseshrimpfromscarf
holdintoscarfhold

7.Paradigms 16stepx3:
outerwristtwist,majorouterreap
Kyukkido(sparring):introductorygroundwork(8thkub)

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8.Other Minimuminstructionaltime:20hours(9 kub)or25hours(8 kub)
kihapcounttoteninKoreancharyt"attention"kyngnye"bow"
Basicdojangetiquette:belttyingbowing(standingandkneeling)
Service:mat/roomsetupandcleanup
Combinations:twotechniquekineticcombinationswithintype(e.g.,blockstriketwokicks)

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Requirementsfor7thkub&6thkub(loweranduppergreenbelt)

1.Falls/Rolls
BackwardRoll

2.Kicks Frontkick:snapfrontlegpush
Sidekick:twostep
Roundhousekick:frontleg
Lowinstep("scoopkick")
Spincrescent:outtoinintoout

3a.Strikes Elbowstrike:front

3b:Blocks Softblocks
Hardblocks:XYLowouttoin
Blockkicksandcounterwithtechnique

4.Grab +2xsamesidegrabdefenselock(anygrablocation4total)
defenses +2xcrosssidegrabdefenselock(anygrablocation4total)
+2xbodygrabdefense(4total)
2xdoublehandgrab(front/rear2on1/2on2hands)

5.Throws Floatingbodydrop(ukiotoshi)
Shoulderthrow:onearm(ipponseoinage)dropping(seoiotoshi)
Throwingbasics:eightdirectionoffbalancing3partsofthrows(1.offbalance(kuzushi)2.
fitin(tsukuri)3.throw(kake)(4.Pullup/protect))

6.Ground Pins:NorthSouthhold(kamishihogatame)mount(tateshihogatame)
defenses Locks:Crosslockarmbarfromguard(jujigatame),legcrusharmbarfromscarfhold(hiza
gatame),
Chokes:rearnaked(hadakajime),frontnaked/guillotine(maehadakajime)
Combinations:(1)shrimpfromsideholdintoguard(2)1xpassingguardintoscarf/sidehold
Other:openguardtostandinbaseagainststandingopponent

7.Paradigms 16stepx3:
armbarfootsweep,triplekick,tigerthrow(shoulderthrow),
Kyukkido:introductorykick/punch(11s22s)
4cornerdefenses

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8.Other Minimuminstructionaltime:30+hours(7 /6 kub)

Koreanterms:counttotwentysnsaengnimkke"totheinstructors"
yudanjanimkke"totheblackbelts"kamsahamnida"thankyou"
Combinations:threetechniquekineticcombinationswithintypetwotechniquekinetic
combinationsacrosstype
Yongmudohistory
Selfstretchingsafely
Service:activelyassistwithclubpromotionalactivitiesandrecruitment(includingflyers,
demonstrations,socialevents,etc.)

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Requirementsfor5thkuband4thkub(lowerandupperbluebelt)

1.Falls/Rolls Forwardrollvariations(one&nohandjudorollwithslapdiverollsforheight/distance)
Kneeunderfall
Facefall

2.Kicks Sidekick:turning
Lowcircleheelkick,curvekick
Blocking:Coverkickshinblock

3a.Strikes Handstrikes:applied/boxing(jab,cross,uppercut)knifeedgebackfist
Elbowstrike:rear,turning

3b:Blocks Wedgeblockstopunches(e.g.,16stepscissorsandricebales)

4.Grabdefenses +2xeachgrabdefense/lock:sameside(6total)crosshand(6total)bodygrab(4total)
doublehandgrab(frontorrear)(3total)
Introductorylockcombinations
Introductorylocksindefensefromstrikes
Pressurepoints(armsandhead)

5.Throws Sacrificethrow:stomach(tomoenage)sideseparationorwindsurfer(yokowakare)
Reap:minorouter(kosotogari)minorinner(kouchigari)majorinner(kosotogari)
Forwardbodydrop(taiotoshi)
Lowscissorthrow(kanibasami)
Skills:nodobok(nogi)throwsintroductorythrowcombinations

6.Ground Pins:scarfholdvariations
defenses Locks:udegarami(Americana)
Chokes:slidingcollar(okurierijime,katahajime)
Combinations:(1)2xpassingguardintohold(2)1xlegsweepturnoverintohold(3)
transitiondrill(scarfholdtosidetonorthsouthtosidetofloatingholdtomount)
Skills:2xlegtakedowntostandingopponentintroductorynodobok(nogi)
demonstrationoftechniques

7.Paradigms scissors(5th),crescentkick
16step: (5th),
stomachthrow(4th),sidesacrificethrow(4th)
Kyukkido:intermediategroundworkintermediatekick/punch(33s50%kickingonly
boxingonly)introductorythrowing(ABortradethrowswithmovement50%)

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8.Other Minimuminstructionaltime:40hours(5 /4 kub)
Combinations:threetechniquekineticcombinationsacrosstype(strikekickblockkick)
Introductoryteaching:runningwarmup(warming,review,and/orstretching)

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Requirementsfor3rdkub(lowerbrownbelt)

1.Falls/Rolls Forwardrollvariations(handstand,posting,randomorientations)
Airfall

2.Kicks Frontkick:knifeedge,heel
Slapkick
Backkick
Axkicks
:
Jumping,scissor,flyingkicks Jumpingfrontkick,Jumpingscissorsfrontkick,flyingside
kick,jumpingscissorsroundhouse

3a.Strikes Handstrikes:Hammerfistridgehandcenterknucklefist
Elbow:up,down
Stances:back,side

3b:Blocks Patterblockstopunches

4.Grab +2xeach:samesidegrabdefenselock(6total)crosshandgrabdefenselock(6total)
defenses 2xcomealongtechs
+4xbodygrabdefense(8total)
Fingerlocks
Pressurepoints(bodyandlegs)

5.Throws Hip:sweeping(haraigoshi)
Shoulderwheel(fireman):standingordropfront(kataguruma)
Handwheel(orRicebale)(teguruma):rearfront

6.Ground Locks:gyakuudegarami(Kimura)fromsidehold
defenses Chokes:crosslockchoke(palmsdown:namijijijimepalmsup:gyakujijijime
asymmetrical:katajujijime)
Escapes:2xarmbarchokes
Combinations:2xlegsweepturnoverintohold
Other:randomstartpositionsgroundworkreversalfromturtle2xhand/armtakedownto
standingopponenttwoanklepulltostandingopponent(oropponentinguard)

7.Paradigms 16step:ricebailfront,ricebailrear,firemans(front/kataguruma)
Kyukkido:introductoryopen/freeintroductory2on1(standing,open/free)

8.Other Minimuminstructionaltime:50hours
Introductoryintegrationacrosstechniquetypes(e.g.,strikesorkicksintolocksorthrows)in
4cornersituations
Intermediateteaching:Warmupclassteachtechniqueswithguidance

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Requirementsfor2ndkub(upperbrown)

1.Falls/Rolls Lowerrankfallswithair
Diverollvariations:distanceheightthroughtargets(belts/frames)

2.Kicks Groundkicks
Low/midinnerhooking
Roundhousekick:skipping,double

3a.Strikes Improvedappliedstrikes(boxing):basicfootworkandstrike/blockcombinations

3b:Blocks Appliedblocks(boxing),includingchickenwing(headshield)block

4.Grabdefenses Intermediatelockcombinations
Intermediatelocksindefensefromstrikes

5.Throws Sweep:liftingpullingankle(sasaetsurikomiashi)forwardfoot(deashibarai)
Scoopinghandthrow(sukuinage)
Valleydrop(taniotoshi)
Skills:throwcombinationsbasiccounterstothrowsalternategrips(tsurigoshikoshi
guruma)reversegrip(lapelsideseoinageorukigoshi)

6.Grounddefenses Kimurafromguard,kimurafromguardwithlegs(omoplataashisankakugarami)

7.Paradigms

8.Other Minimuminstructionaltime:50hours
Introductoryweapondefenses(againststick,knife,club)
Intermediateteaching:Warmupclassteachtechniqueswithguidancenoviceabilityto
monitorandassesslearningeffectiveness
Service:10xsupervisedclassestaught

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Requirementsfor1stkub(red)

1.Falls/Rolls Footslapfall
Twistingkneefall

2.Kicks Spinheel:highhookhighwheel
Sidekick:shuttle

3a.Strikes

3b:Blocks Shoulderrollblock

4.Grabdefenses +2xsamesidegrabdefenselock(8total)
+2xcrosshandgrabdefenselock(8total)
+2xbodygrabdefense(10total)
+4xcomealongtechniques(6total)

5.Throws Hips:spring(hanegoshi)
Shoulderwheel(fireman):sideentrywitharmbar
Twoarmshoulderthrow(moroteseoinage)

6.Grounddefenses Chokes:twohandedchoke(ryotejime)trianglelegchoke(sankakujime)

7.Paradigms 16step:
wavewristthrow,armbarfiremans,springhip

8.Other Minimuminstructionaltime:100hours
Introductoryweapondefenses(againststick,knife,club)
Introductoryintegrationacrosstechniquetypes(e.g.,strikesorkicksintolocksorthrows)
in4cornersituations
Intermediateteaching:noviceabilitytomonitorandassesslearningeffectiveness
Service:10xsupervisedclassestaught

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Requirementsfor1stDan

1.Falls/Rolls

2.Kicks Spinkick:lowspinhighmiddlelowspincombination
FlyingKicks:doubleflyingsidekick,doubleflyingfrontkick,jumpingturningside
kick,frontkick+turningsidekick

3a.Strikes

3b:Blocks

4.Grabdefenses +2xsamesidegrabdefenselock(10total)
+2xcrosshandgrabdefenselock(10total)
+2xbodygrabdefense(12total)
Comealongtechniquecombinationsandtransitions

5.Throws Wrappingthrows(makikomi)
Counterstothrows

Innerthighreap(uchimata)

Sacrificethrows(yokootoshiukiwaza)

6.Grounddefenses Pins:floatinghold"kneemount"(ukigatame)
Locks:bentarmshoulderlock(kimura)fromguardarmcrushkneelock(hizagatami)
fromguardanklelock(kataashihishigi)crabkneelock(kanigarami)
Chokes:crosslockchoke(thumbsinsideornamejijijimefingersinsideorgyakujiji
jime)slidingcollarchoke(okurierijime,katahajime)
Other:2xhand/foottakedowntostandingopponent

7.Paradigms

8.Other Minimuminstructionaltime:300hours
Pressurepoints(appliedwithlocks,throws,strikes)
Intermediateintegrationacrosstechniquetypesin4cornersituations
Teaching:teachentireclasswithguidanceintermediateabilitytomonitorandassess
learningeffectivenessimplementintermediatelengthcurriculum(13months)with
guidance
Service:teach10xclassesleadershiprolein1+events
Practicedantest
Certifications:FirstAidCPRCDCHeadsUp(concussionrecognitionandresponse)
TeamUSASafeSport
Research:completereviewarticle,research/reviewpaper,andotherdocumentsas
specifiedbyyourinstructor,UCMartialArtsProgram,orUSYongmudoFederation

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Requirementsfor2ndDan

1.Falls/Rolls Soft(posting)airfall

2.Kicks

3a.Strikes Handstrikes:oxjaw,tigermouth,spearhand

3b:Blocks

4.Grabdefenses Advancedlocksindefencetostrikes
Advancedlockcombinations

5.Throws

6.Grounddefenses

7.Paradigms Counterthrowform(#1#7)
Kyukkido:referee

8.Other Minimuminstructionaltime:550hours
Pressurepoints(appliedwithlocks,throws,strikes)
Defensiveweapon(1perdan):caneshortstick(kubaton,46)mediumstick(814
danbong)longstick(2028joongbong)beltorotherinstructorapprovedweapon
Intermediateintegrationacrosstechniquetypesin4cornersituations
Teaching:teachentireclasswithguidanceintermediateabilitytomonitorandassess
learningeffectivenessimplementintermediatelengthcurriculum(13months)with
guidance
Service:teach20xclassesleadershiprolein1+events

Requirementsfor3rdDan

7.Paradigms Counterthrowform(#1#15)
2on1kiform

8.Other Advancedteaching:teachclasswithoutguidancedesignintermediatelengthcurriculum
(13months)withoutguidance
Service:leadershiprolein1+events

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