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Belt Rank
Kumite Waza Belt Rank Kata

 

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The Chart Below describes the rank requirements up through 1st degree Black Belt.

Orange Belt (8th Kyu)

 

Forms:
Kuk Mu I (H-Form 1)

 

One-step Techniques:
5 (3-technique) combinations against right arm attack

4 (3-technique) Free-style sparring combinations.

 

Free-style Sparring:
Experience

 

Basic Techniques:

Hand Techniques:
Low block, upper block, outside middle block, straight punch, reverse punch, knife-hand strike, back-hand strike, ridge-hand strike, elbow strike.
 

Leg Techniques:
Front snap kick, side kick, front roundhouse kick, back kick, roundhouse kick, spin thrust kick.
 

Stance:
Attention stance, ready position, front stance, straddle leg stance, side stance.

Yellow Belt (7th Kyu)

 

Forms:   Kuk Mu I, II, III (H-Forms 1-3)

 

One-step Techniques:
10 (3-technique) combinations against right arm attack

5 (3-technique) Free-style sparring combinations.

 

Free-style Sparring:
Experience

 

Basic Techniques

Hand Techniques:
Low block, upper block, outside middle block, inside middle block, straight punch, vertical punch, reverse punch, knife-hand strike, back-hand strike, back-fist strike, ridge-hand strike, elbow strike.

 

Leg Techniques:
Front snap kick, side kick, front roundhouse kick, back kick, roundhouse kick, spin thrust kick, front thrust kick.

 

Stance:
Attention stance, ready position, front stance, straddle leg stance, side stance, back stance.

Blue Belt (6th Kyu)

 

Forms:

Kuk Mu I-VI, Pyong An I (Advanced Form 1)

 

One-step Techniques:

10 (4-technique) combinations

5 (4-technique) Free-style sparring combinations.

 

Free-style Sparring:

Tournament experience, advanced ability.

 

Basic Techniques:

Hand Techniques:

Low block, upper block, outside middle block, inside middle block, knife-hand block, straight punch, vertical punch, reverse punch, knife-hand strike, back-hand strike, back-fist strike, ridge-hand strike, elbow strike, palm-heel strike, spear-hand thrust, hammer-fist strike, lunge punch.

 

Leg Techniques:

Front snap kick, side kick, front roundhouse kick, back kick, roundhouse kick, spin thrust kick, front thrust kick, spin back kick, skip-in side kick, skip-in front roundhouse kick, skip in roundhouse kick, skip in spin thrust kick, skip-in spin back kick.

 

Stance:

Attention stance, ready position, front stance, straddle leg stance, side stance, back stance, cat stance.

 

USKA  Membership

Green Belt (5th Kyu)

 

Forms:

Kuk Mu I-VI, Pyong An I & II (Advanced Form 1 & 2)

 

One-step Techniques:

10 (4-technique) combinations

10 (4-technique) Free-style sparring combinations.

                                               

Free-style Sparring:

Tournament experience, two on one, advanced ability.

 

Basic Techniques:

Hand Techniques:

Low block, upper block, outside middle block, inside middle block, knife-hand block, box block, straight punch, vertical punch, reverse punch, knife-hand strike, back-hand strike, back-fist strike, ridge-hand strike, elbow strike, palm-heel strike, spear-hand thrust, hammer-fist strike, lunge punch.

 

Leg Techniques:

Front snap kick, side kick, front roundhouse kick, back kick, roundhouse kick, spin thrust kick, front thrust kick, spin back kick, skip-in side kick, skip-in front roundhouse kick, skip in roundhouse kick, skip in spin thrust kick, skip-in spin back kick, flying front snap kick.

 

Stance:

Attention stance, ready position, front stance, straddle leg stance, side stance, back stance, cat stance.

 

USKA  Membership

Purple Belt (4th Kyu)

 

Forms:

Kuk Mu I-VI, Pyong An I-III (Advanced Form 1-3)

 

One-step Techniques:

10 (4-technique) combinations

10 (4-technique) Free-style sparring combinations.

 

Free-style Sparring:

Tournament experience, two on one, advanced ability.

 

Basic Techniques:

Hand Techniques:

Low block, upper block, outside middle block, inside middle block, knife-hand block, box block, cross block, straight punch, vertical punch, reverse punch, knife-hand strike, back-hand strike, back-fist strike, ridge-hand strike, elbow strike, palm-heel strike, spear-hand thrust, hammer-fist strike, lunge punch.

 

Leg Techniques:

Front snap kick, side kick, front roundhouse kick, back kick, roundhouse kick, spin thrust kick, front thrust kick, spin back kick, skip-in side kick, skip-in front roundhouse kick, skip in roundhouse kick, skip in spin thrust kick, skip-in spin back kick, flying front snap kick, flying side kick, side take down, leg sweep.

 

Stance:

Attention stance, ready position, front stance, straddle leg stance side stance, back stance, cat stance.

 

Assistant Teaching Experience:

3 months.

 

USKA  Membership
Brown Belt (3rd Kyu)

 

Forms:

Kuk Mu I-VI, Pyong An I-IV (Advanced Form 1-4)

                                               

One-step Techniques:

15 (5-technique) combinations

10 (5-technique) Free-style sparring combinations.

 

Free-style Sparring:

Tournament experience, three on one, advanced ability.

 

Basic Techniques:

Hand Techniques:

Low block, upper block, outside middle block, inside middle block, knife-hand block, box block, cross block, straight punch, vertical punch, reverse punch,  knife-hand strike,

back-hand strike, back-fist strike, ridge-hand strike, elbow strike, palm-heel strike, spear-hand thrust, hammer-fist strike, lunge punch.

 

Leg Techniques:

Front snap kick, side kick, front roundhouse kick, back kick, roundhouse kick, spin thrust kick, front thrust kick, spin back kick, skip-in side kick, skip-in front roundhouse kick, skip in roundhouse kick, skip in spin thrust kick, skip-in spin back kick, flying front snap kick, flying side kick, flying spin back, jumping front snap kick, side take down, leg sweep.

                                                         

Stance:

Attention stance, ready position, front stance, straddle leg stance, side stance, back stance, cat stance, cross stance

 

Assistant Teaching Experience:

6 months.

 

USKA  Membership
Brown Belt (2nd Kyu)

 

Forms:

Kuk Mu I-VI, Pyong An I-V (Advanced Form 1-5)

                                               

One-step Techniques:

15 (5-technique) combinations

10 (5-technique) Free-style sparring combinations.

 

Free-style Sparring:

Tournament experience, three on one, advanced ability.

 

Basic Techniques:

Hand Techniques:

Low block, upper block, outside middle block, inside middle block, knife-hand block, box block, cross block, straight punch, vertical punch, reverse punch, knife-hand strike, back-hand strike, back-fist strike, ridge-hand strike, elbow strike, palm-heel strike, spear-hand thrust, hammer-fist strike, lunge punch.

 

Leg Techniques:

Front snap kick, side kick, front roundhouse kick, back kick, roundhouse kick, spin thrust kick, front thrust kick, spin back kick, skip-in side kick, skip-in front roundhouse kick, skip in roundhouse kick, skip in spin thrust kick, skip-in spin back kick, flying front snap kick, flying side kick, flying spin back, flying roundhouse kick, jumping side kick, jumping front snap kick, side take down, leg sweep.

 

Stance:

Attention stance, ready position, front stance, straddle leg stance, side stance, back stance, cat stance, cross stance

 

Assistant Teaching Experience:

9 months.

 

USKA  Membership
Brown Belt (1st Kyu)

 

Forms:

Kuk MuI-VI, Pyong An I-V (Advanced Form 1-5), Chul Gi I, Pal Sek, weapon form (Bo, Sai, etc...).

 

One-step Techniques:

15 (5-technique) combinations

10 (5-technique) Free-style sparring combinations.

 

Free-style Sparring:

Tournament experience, three on one, advanced ability.

 

Basic Techniques:

Hand Techniques:

Low block, upper block, outside middle block, inside middle block, knife-hand block, box block, cross block, straight punch, vertical punch, reverse punch, knife-hand strike, back-hand strike, back-fist strike, ridge-hand strike, elbow strike, palm-heel strike, spear-hand thrust, hammer-fist strike, lunge punch.

 

Leg Techniques:

Front snap kick, side kick, front roundhouse kick, back kick, roundhouse kick, spin thrust kick, front thrust kick, spin back kick, skip-in side kick, skip-in front roundhouse kick, skip in roundhouse kick, skip in spin thrust kick, skip-in spin back kick, flying front snap kick, flying side kick, flying spin back kick, flying roundhouse kick, jumping  side kick, jumping front snap kick, jumping roundhouse kick, side take down, leg sweep.

 

Stance:

Attention stance, ready position, front stance, straddle leg stance, side stance, back stance, cat stance, cross stance

 

Assistant Teaching Experience:

1 year.

 

USKA  Membership

Black Belt (1st Dan)

 

Forms:

Kuk MuI-VI, Pyong An I-V (Advanced Form 1-5), Chul Gi I, Pal Sek, weapon form (Bo, Sai, etc...), one form of choice (Iron Claw, Yun Bee)

                                               

One-step Techniques:

15 (6-technique) combinations

10 (5-technique) Free-style sparring combinations.

 

Free-style Sparring:

Tournament experience, three on one or four on one, advanced ability.

 

Basic Techniques:

Hand Techniques:

Low block, upper block, outside middle block, inside middle block, knife-hand block, box block, cross block, straight punch, vertical punch, reverse punch, knife-hand strike,

back-hand strike, back-fist strike, ridge-hand strike, elbow strike, palm-heel strike, spear-hand thrust, hammer-fist strike, lunge punch.

 

Leg Techniques:

Front snap kick, side kick, front roundhouse kick, back kick, roundhouse kick, spin thrust kick, front thrust kick, spin back kick, skip-in side kick, skip-in front roundhouse kick, skip in roundhouse kick, skip in spin thrust kick, skip-in spin back kick, flying front snap kick, flying side kick, flying spin back kick, flying roundhouse kick,  jumping side kick, jumping front snap kick,jumping roundhouse kick, jumping spin back kick, side take down, leg sweep.

                                                  

Stance:

Attention stance, ready position, front stance, straddle leg stance, side stance, back stance, cat stance, cross stance.

 

Assistant Teaching Experience:

1 1/2 years.

 

USKA  Membership
 

 

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