Traditional Martial Arts Center

5th Gup Testing Requirements

Basic Commands

Kuki Ba Rei 

Salute the Flags

Sun Beh

Senior Belt

Chung Dan 


Sang Dan


Yuk Soo Do

Ridge Hand


Pyung Ahn Samdan

Calm and Peace of Mind, Third.

Kicking Techniques

Idan Sang Bal Ahp Chagi 

Jumping Double Front Kick

Idan Tolyo Pahkeso Ahnero Chagi 

Butterfly Kick

One Steps

Continue Advanced One Steps

Demonstrate between 4-6 Advanced One Steps.

Self Defense

Jujutsu Techniques 

Arm bar, Wrist throw

Knife Defense

Outside-inside slash, Overhead 

Under Arm Bear Hug

Stomp on the attacker’s foot to loosen his grip. Grab his right wrist with your right hand. Using your left leg, step around and behind the attacker’s right leg. Take the attacker down by pushing up and forward with your hips while pushing back on the attacker’s chest with your left arm. Once the attacker falls, finish with a right hand punch.

Other Information

“Levels of Response”

Distract, Disarm, Control, Disable, Kill 

“Power of the Returning Hand” 

When striking or blocking, the returning hand increases the power of the technique. This is because the returning hand can increase the speed of the technique and can encourage the hips to rotate.

Grandmaster Jae Chul Shin

Direct Student of Grandmaster Hwang Kee. Instructor of Grandmaster Blackburn.

World Tang Soo Do Association

Founded by Grandmaster Jae Chul Shin in 1982. 

Traditional Martial Arts Center Lineage

Grandmaster Hwang Kee (Founder) – Instructor of 

Grand Master Jae Chul Shin (9th Dan) – Instructor of 

Grandmaster Chuck Blackburn (8th Dan) – Instructor of 

Master Eddie Snell (7th Dan) - AND

Master Robert Marn (6th Dan) – Instructor of 

Master Susan Jackson (7th Dan) – Instructor of 

Master Brian Schmidt (5th Dan)