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Federation members have access to the following rank certifications from the Moo Duk Kwan®.   Transfers into the Federation who fulfill all requirements specified in the Member Manual may also have access to Moo Duk Kwan® rank certification, but may proceed toward rank certification a bit differently than outlined.

Moo Duk Kwan Rank® Certification Procedures



  1. Gup (Under Black Belt) Rank Examinations

    1. Fulfill requirements specified in Member Manual
    2. Be Tested by Personal Instructor
    3. Successfully complete examination by Personal Instructor
    4. Be Recommended by Personal instructor to the Technical Advisory Committee for rank certification
    5. Be recommended by Technical Advisory Committee to the Kwan Jang Nim for rank certification

  2. Dan (Black Belt) Rank Examinations

    1. Fulfill requirements specified in Member Manual
    2. Be Recommended To Test by Personal Instructor
    3. Successfully complete examination by Regional Testing Board
    4. Be recommended by Regional Testing Board to the Technical Advisory Committee for rank certification
    5. Be recommended by Technical Advisory Committee to the Kwan Jang Nim for rank certification

  3. Ko Dan Ja (Master) Rank Examinations

    1. Fulfill requirements specified in Member Manual
    2. Be eligible to receive questionnaire from the Technical Advisory Committee
    3. Be recommended by Personal Instructor, Regional Examiners and Technical Advisory Committee to test
    4. Successfully complete examination by Technical Advisory Committee at the annual week long Ko Dan Ja Shim Sa event (or International equivalent)
    5. Be recommended by Technical Advisory Committee to the Kwan Jang Nim for rank certification