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High Dan Promotion Test

  1. 1. Dan to be applied for : 8th and 9th Dan
  2. 2. Qualification of applicants
    • Those who have met the requirements for time passage and age in the Article 8 of the Requlations of Kukkiwon Dan Promotion Test
  3. 3. Term limits & ages
    Dan/Cls. Time passage required since the
    promotion of the present Dan
    Age limit
    5th ~ 6th Dan 5 years 30 years old or higher
    6th ~ 7th Dan 6 years 36 years old or higher
    7th ~ 8th Dan 8 years 44 years old or higher
    8th ~ 9th Dan 9 years 53 years old or higher
  4. 4. Contents of tests
    Dan/Cls. Thesis Poomsae Kyorugi Kyukpa Interview
    6th, 7th Dan O O O X X
    8th, 9th Dan O O X X O
  5. 5. Kinds of Poomsae to be tested
    Poom/Dan Qualifications Applicant
    6th Dan Taebaek, Pyeongwon, Shipjin Jitae
    7th Dan Pyeongwon, Sipjin, Jitae (1 appointed) Cheonkwon
    8th Dan Sipjin, Jitae, Cheonkwon (1 appointed) Hansoo
    9th Dan Jitae, Cheonkwon, Hansoo (1 appointed) Illyo
  6. 6. Theme of the thesis
    • a. Documents to be submitted
    • b. Size of the thesis: Minimum 10 pages (exclude cover, table of contents, and reference pages) in Korean or English. 12 PT. Font size, 700 letters per page in Korean or 400-500 words in English per page.
    • c. Applicant cannot pass the test in the following cases:
          (1) The title of the thesis does not relate with the content.
          (2) The contents or details are scant.
          (3) The size of the thesis is not long enough.
          (4) Two or more applicants submit the same thesis.
    • d. 2022 8th & 9th Dan thesis subjects
      Category Subject Remark
      6th 7th Dan Free topic related to Taekwondo.
      태권도 관련 자유 주제
       
      8th Dan Status of Kukkiwon Taekwondo it's country
      자국에서의 국기원 태권도 위상
      Choose one subject
      Effective Taekwondo teaching method
      효과적인 태권도 지도 방법
      Technical development of Taekwondo
      태권도 기술 개발
      9th Dan My Taekwondo Life
      나의 태권도 인생관
      Choose one subject
      Taekwondo spirit
      태권도 정신
  7. 7. Submit documents
    • a. One application form for promotion test
    • b. Curriculum vitae that includes the martial arts career
    • c. Foreigners of Korean origin should submit a document that certifies his/her residence outside Korea.
    • d. The thesis
  8. 8. Poomsae trainning for High Dan Promotion Test
    • a. Date of training : before the test (on day or the day before)
    • b. Time : for 4 hours
    • c. training contents : Sipjin, Jitae, Cheonkwon, Hansoo, Illyo
  9. 9. Other matters
    • 1) ID card: ID card, passport or driver's license(Other than these will not be considered an ID card and thus cannot apply for the test.)
    • 2) Applicants should wear KUKKIWON-recognized Taekwondo uniform.
  10. 10. 2022 High Dan Promotion Test Schedule

    * All documents must be submitted by postal mail at least one month before the test date.

    MONTH DATE
    JANUARY 19TH
    FEBRUARY 16TH
    MARCH 16TH
    APRIL 13TH
    MAY 18TH
    JUNE 15TH
    JULY 13TH
    AUGUST 17TH
    SEPTEMBER 21ST
    OCTOBER 12TH
    NOVEMBER 16TH
    DECEMBER 14TH