Traditional Martial Arts Center

6th Gup Testing Requirements

Basic Commands

Kyo Sa

Black belt

Kap Kwon


Kwan Soo

Spear hand

Soo Do

Knife hand


Pyung Ahn Edan

Calm and Peace of Mind, Second.

Jo Hyung

Jo Form

Kicking Techniques

Tolyo Ahneso Pahkero Chagi 

Spinning Inside Outside Kick

Tolyo Hyuro Chagi

Spinning Hook Kick

Kick Variations

Snapping Crescent Kicks 

Thrusting Front Kick

One Steps

Begin Advanced One Steps

Demonstrate between 2-4 Advanced One Steps.

Self Defense

Jujutsu Techniques 

Straight wrist, Wrist lock

Gun Defense

Front, Rear

Other Information

Dan Levels

Kyo Sa: Black Belt – 1st-3rd Dan 

Sah Bom: Master Belt (black belt with red stripe) – 4th-7th Dan 

Kwan Jang: Grand Master (red and white belt) – 8th-10th Dan 

Moo Duk Kwan

“School of Martial Virtue.” Tang Soo Do federation founded by Grandmaster Hwang Kee.

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. 

“Arc of Effectiveness”

Refers to the area in which a weapon or strike is dangerous. For example, a gun’s primary arc of effectiveness would be the barrel, as well as the path in which a bullet could travel. For a knife, the arc of effectiveness would be the point and the blade, as well as the space the knife can travel through while being held by and attacker