Regional Dan Tests

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Official Moo Duk Kwan® Dan rank testing opportunities are available multiple times per year through Regional Dan tests for Federation members who are recommended to test by their personal instructors.

The U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation's Technical Advisory Committee provides opportunities in each Federation region for qualified students to test for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Dan ranks. Higher rank candidates are tested at an annual, week long Masters exam called the Ko Dan Ja Shim Sa.

U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation Regional Dan tests are scheduled and managed by the Technical dvisory Committee's appointed Regional Examiners and Regional Administrators in each of the Federation's 10 regions.

Students applying to test for Dan rank must be recommended by their personal instructor and must submit a completed application packet and fees in accordance with the instructions of Regional Officials.

Please contact Regional Officials for information specific to the Region you live in:

  1. Region 1
  2. Region 2
  3. Region 3
  4. Region 4
  5. Region 5
  6. Region 6
  7. Region 7
  8. Region 8
  9. Region 9
  10. Region 10

Phil Duncan

Phil Duncan serves as the Executive Administrator of the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation® providing and coordinating support services for the U.S. Federation Board, the Kwan Jang Nim, the U.S. Technical Advisory Committee, U.S. Regional Officials, U.S. Members, the Board Directors of the charitable non-profit U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan FOUNDATION and the World Moo Duk Kwan. He can be contacted at National Member Headquarters or philduncan@soobahkdo.com or (888) SOO-BAHK

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