The Syllabus - Advanced Level 2

 

 

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Grading to 1st Dan

MIDNIGHT BLUE BELT

Midnight Blue Belt
   

Requirements:

Verbal test: What does midnight blue signify in the coloured belt system?

Written test: Adults please explain, in detail, the philosophy and application of Ho Sin Sul?

Demonstration of Combination Movement:

Selection from previous gradings
Outside in kick block into 360’ jump spinning chop/crescent kick

Hyungs (forms):

Pyung Ahn Cho Dan
Pyung Ahn Yi Dan
Pyung Ahn Sam Dan
Pyung Ahn Sah Dan
Pyung Ahn Oh Dan
Naihanchi

Ho Sin Sul (self defense):

Adults perform All 25 Applications from the Pyung Ahn Forms : Kup So and Naihanchi Kup So

Sparring:

1 Step Sparring
Controlled Free Fighting with 2 opponents

Kicking Technique:

On focus pad


Grading Notes:

At advanced 2 level the candidate should have become proficient and at ease with Ho Sin Sul practise drills demonstrating an effective knowledge of Self Defence. Answers to the written test should include the legal implications of Ho Sin Sul.

Students under the age of 15 will only be tested on Ho Sin Sul at the sole discretion of the Chief Instructor. Otherwise, advancement will be by way of basics, hyungs, one step sparring and controlled free fighting. Particular emphasis will be placed upon discipline and correct etiquette . 1st Dan (Junior) grade will be awarded to successful candidates under the age of 15. A further test for 1 st Dan (Senior) must be completed (including Ho Sin Sul) before further advancement to 2 nd Dan and above.

All Dan Grade candidates must select a Senior to act as Mentor . The chosen person will oversee the students progress and ensure they can comply with all the test requirements. The Mentor should take this responsibility seriously and countersign the grading form before submitting it to the Chief Instructor for examination. There is a minimum time period of 12 months between 1 st Gup and 1 st Dan.


Grading to 2nd Dan

MIDNIGHT BLUE BELT

   

Requirements:

Written test: Explain the Philosophy of Tang Soo Do
What are the basic requirements of a good Instructor ?
Explain how you can enhance your self defence skills using Practical Training Drills ?

Demonstration of Combination Movement:

Selection from previous gradings

Hyungs (forms):

Okinawan forms at examiners discretion


Chil Sung IL Ro
Chil Sung Yi Ro
Yuk Ro (Du Mun)

Moo Pal Dan Khum

Ho Sin Sul (self defense):

Perform All 25 Applications from the Pyung Ahn
Kup So plus 5 applications from Naihanchi

Sparring:

1 Step Sparring
Controlled Free Fighting Against 2 Attackers

Breaking Technique:

 


Grading Notes:

Minimum period of 2 years between 1 st Dan and 2 nd Dan

The written test should be submitted one week prior to the grading using a word processor - note to include mental as well as physical training drills in your answer.

Ho Sin Sul is now well understood and there is a broad spectrum of defences available to the student . This is the first Assistant Instructor grade and the candidate should have good experience of teaching junior members and regular involvement in the school.

One Step Sparring should include several demonstration techniques to promote the art


Grading to 3rd Dan

MIDNIGHT BLUE BELT

   

Requirements:

Written test:
How do the principles of Um & Yang relate to Ho Sin Sul?
Explain how we teach special populations ie: very young, older, disabled, etc.

Demonstration of Combination Movement:

Selection from previous gradings

Hyungs (forms):

 

Seishan

Tando
Chil Sung IL Ro
Chil Sung Yi Ro
Chil Sung Sam Ro
Yuk Ro (Du Mun)
Yuk Ro (Joong Jol)

Moo Pal Dan Khum

Ho Sin Sul (self defense):

Perform 3 Applications from Chil Sung Forms
Perform 3 Applications from Yuk Ro

25 Pyung Ahn applications

5 Naihanchi applications

Sparring:

1 Step Sparring
Controlled Free Fighting Against 3 Attackers

Breaking Technique:

 


Grading Notes:

Minimum period of 3 years between 2nd Dan and 3rd Dan

Ho Sin Sul should be well rehearsed and becoming almost second nature.

This is the first Instructor grade and the candidate should have a thorough knowledge and good experience of teaching all junior members and show an active involvement in the promotion and running of the school.

One Step Sparring should include several demonstration techniques to promote the art