1. 9th Gup: White Belt With Yellow Stripe
  2. 8th Gup: Yellow Belt
  3. 7th Gup: Yellow Belt With Green Stripe
  4. 6th Gup: Green Belt
  5. 5th Gup: Green Belt With Blue Stripe
  6. 4th Gup: Blue Belt
  7. 3rd Gup: Blue Belt With Red Stripe
  8. 2nd Gup: Red Belt
  9. 1st Gup: Red Belt With Black Stripe
  10. 1st Dan: Black Belt
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Koo Gup (9th Grade)
White Belt With Yellow Stripe


  1. Hyel Do: - Vital Points.
  2. In Sa: - Salutations.
  3. So Gi: - Stances.
  4. Jang Bong Makee: - Long Staff Blocks And Applications.
  5. Jang Bong Ter Ri Kee: - Long Staff Strikes And Applications.

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Pal Gup (8th Grade)
Yellow Belt


Candidate may be required to demonstrate any or all of the requirements up to this belt level, plus the following:
  1. Hyung (Pattern): - "Straight-Line Staff" (Without Applications).
  2. Ilbo Dare Ee On (Jang Bong): - 1 Step Sparring Long Staff Against Long Staff.

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Chil Gup (7th Grade)
Yellow Belt With Green Stripe


Candidate may be required to demonstrate any or all of the requirements up to this belt level, plus the following:
  1. Hyung (Pattern): - "Won-Kang" (With and Without Applications).
  2. Ilbo Dare Ee On (Jang Bong): - 1 Step Sparring Long Staff Against Long Staff.
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Yook Gup (6th Grade)
Green Belt


Candidate may be required to demonstrate any or all of the requirements up to this belt level, plus the following:
  1. Hyung (Pattern): - "Kwang Chang" (With and Without Applications).
  2. Ilbo Dare Ee On (Jang Bong): - 1 Step Sparring Long Staff Against Long Staff.
  3. Eebo Dare Ee On (Jang Bong): - 2 Step Sparring Long Staff Against Long Staff.
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Oh Gup (5th Grade)
Green Belt With Blue Stripe


Candidate may be required to demonstrate any or all of the requirements up to this belt level, plus the following:
  1. Hyung (Pattern): - "Jong Jo" (With and Without Applications).
  2. Ilbo Dare Ee On (Jang Bong): - 1 Step Sparring Long Staff Against Long Staff.
  3. Eebo Dare Ee On (Jang Bong): - 2 Step Sparring Long Staff Against Long Staff.
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Sa Gup (4th Grade)
Blue Belt


Candidate may be required to demonstrate any or all of the requirements up to this belt level, plus the following.
  1. In Sa: - Salutations.
  2. Po I Da Tahn Bong: - Presenting And Receiving The Tahn Bong.
  3. Tahn Bong Makee: - Short Stick Blocks And Applications.
  4. Tahn Bong Ter Ri Kee: - Short Stick Strikes And Applications.
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Sam Gup (3rd Grade)
Blue Belt With Red Stripe


Candidate may be required to demonstrate any or all of the requirements up to this belt level, plus the following.
  1. Hyung (Pattern): - "Ki Bon Ter Ri Kee Hyung" (Basic Striking Pattern).
  2. Soo Pwang-Wi: - Defenses Using Tahn Bong Against Hand Attacks.
  3. Tahn Bong Pwang-Wi: - Defenses Using Tahn Bong Against Short Stick Attacks.
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Ee Gup (2nd Grade)
Red Belt


Candidate may be required to demonstrate any or all of the requirements up to this belt level, plus the following.
  1. Hyung (Pattern): - "Il Tahn Bong Hyung" (1st Short Stick Pattern).
  2. Soo Pwang-Wi: - Defenses Using Tahn Bong Against Hand Attacks.
  3. Tahn Bong Pwang-Wi: - Defenses Using Tahn Bong Against Short Stick Attacks.
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Il Gup (1st Grade)
Red Belt With Black Stripe


Candidate may be required to demonstrate any or all of the requirements up to this belt level, plus the following.
  1. Soo Pwang-Wi: - Defenses Using Tahn Bong Against Hand Attacks.
  2. Tahn Bong Pwang-Wi: - Defenses Using Tahn Bong Against Short Stick Attacks.
  3. Son Mok Pwang-Wi: - Defenses Using Tahn Bong Against Wrist Grabs.
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Il Dan (1st Degree)
Black Belt


Candidate may be required to demonstrate any or all of the requirements up to this belt level, plus the following.
  1. Hyung (Pattern): - "Ee Tahn Bong Hyung" (2nd Short Stick Pattern).
  2. Soo Pwang-Wi: - Defenses Using Tahn Bong Against Hand Attacks.
  3. Tahn Bong Pwang-Wi: - Defenses Using Tahn Bong Against Short Stick Attacks.
  4. Eui Mok Pwang-Wi: - Defenses Using Tahn Bong Against Clothing Grabs.
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