“The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.”

Jung Shin Hapkido Syllabus

From white Belt to 8th Dan our program focuses on the exploration and development of the practitioner Mental and physical Conditioning, self Awareness, proper body posturing, combative presence, Distancing and Positioning and over all street defense fighting readiness We teach multiple breathing and meditative exercises intended to help the practitioner achieve a state of calmness even in the most stress full of situations.A wide variety striking & kicking techniques; ground fighting survival and an extensive curriculum of joint manipulations and dislocation techniques base on potentially real life situations and scenarios.  Our technical curriculum is divided by levels. At all levels the practitioner is taught beginner to advance skills on includes; Mediation and KI development skills; Proper footing and standing skills; Multiple stiles of hard and soft blocking; Basic striking; Kicking; Falling Skills; Unbalancing skills; Ground grappling skills and stand up grappling and trapping skills. 


Color Belt

UNDER BELT (Level 1)


1- Ki Bon Soo Two (Defending f/r Wrist Grab w/ High, Mid & Low kicks)

2- Ki Bon Soo Three (Defending f/r Punch w/ Strikes & Elbows)

3- Ki Bon Soo Four (Defending f/r Punch w/ High, Mid & Low Kicks)

BEGINNER (Level 2)


1- Chun Ki One (Basic Wrist Grab Defense w/ Joint Manipulation)2- Chun Ki Two (Defense f/r Jabbing Opponents)3- Chun Ki Three (Using Basic Techniques Kicks & Strikes To Attack An Opponent)4- Chun Ki Four (Defending From the Boxer’s One Two Strike) 

PRIMARY (Level 3)


1- Chun Ki Five (Basic Techniques Transition A Combination - Combining Kicks & Strikes)

2- Chun Ki Six (Counter Use of Basic Techniques)

3- Je Ki One (Defense f/r One Handed Cross Wrist Grab)

4- Je Ki Two (Defending f/r Straight & Cross Wrist Grab While on a Boxer Stance)

5- Je Ki Three (Defense f/r Double Handed Wrist Grab) .



1- Nae Ki One (Defense When Grabbed By Both Wrists)

2- Nae Ki Two (Defense f/r Side Wrist Grabs)

3- Nae Ki Three (Defense f/r Cloth Grabs, arm, elbow, shoulder, collar, chest, ribs & Belt) .

ADVANCE (Level 5)


1- Wa Ki One (Defense When Grabbed f/r Behind by One & two Hands from the Writs, Elbows, Shoulders & Collar)

2- Wa Ki Two (Defense f/r A Front Push Just Before Contact)3- Wa Ki Three (defense from two hand chest grab)4- Wa Ki Four (Defense f/r Body Grabs; Bear Hug Under & Over Arms, Full Nelson, Half Nelson, Choke f/r Behind, Side Choke, judo front choke, one hand pining choke & Guillotine Choke) 

SENIOR (Level 6)


 1- Ki Hap One (Defenses f/r Judo Throws & the Sprawl)2- Ki Hap Two (Defenses f/r Kicks; Round House, Side, Front, Ax & Back)3- Ki Hap Three (Defense f/r Special Strikes; Knife Hand, Back Fist)

4- Ki Hap Four (Defense From Kick & Punching With Dynamic Multiple Strikes) .

Black Belt Levels



Gong Sul (mind training techniques)

Shim Kyukpa Sool (breaking skills)

Chil Sik Sul Sool (choking techniques)

Dang Bong Sool ( Short Stick skills)

Soh Bong Sool(Mini Stick Skills)

 Self-defense techniques while seated in a chair 



Gong Sul (mind training techniques)

Defense against Multiple Opponents

Self-defense techniques wile kneeling or seated in the floor

Other defensive techniques from positions of disadvantage

Dan Jang Sul /Ji Pang E (Offensive & Defensive European Cane skills)



Gong Sul (mind training techniques)

GonKyok Yusul (special preemptive attack techniques)

Yedo Sool (Offensive & Defensive Short Sword skills)

Jin Gum Sool (Offensive & Defensive Long Sword skills)



Gong Sul (mind training techniques)

Jung Bong Sool (Middle Staff skills)

Jang Bong Sool Long Staff skills)

Hyel Do Sul (pressure point & pressure strikes techniques)

  • · Tong Hyel Sool (pressure point which induces pain)
  • · Ma Hyel Sool  (pressure point which induces paralysis) 
  • · Sa Hyel Sool (lethal pressure points)



Gong Sul (mind training techniques)

defense when held at gun point

Kal Sool (Offensive & Defensive Knife skills)

Tan Do Sool (Offensive & Defensive Dagger skills)



Dateu Deonji Sool  (다트던지예술)  Shuriken Jutsu (手裏剣術)  (Techniques of Throwing, Spikes, knife & Sharp Metals)

Gong Sul (mind training techniques)

Nat Sool ( sickle skills)

Environmental Self Defense (using everyday items as self-defense weapons)



Gong Sul (mind training techniques

Boo Chai Sool (Fan skills)

Chang Sool (Spear skills)



Gong Sul (mind training techniques)

Pho Bak Sool (Scarf, Rope, chain , kusarigama, roped dart & belt skills)

Han-Bo Jutsu (Walking Staff Skills)

Woldo Sool (moon blade ) Korean Glaive



SInDo (advanced meditation training) 

Gak Gun Sool (Korean Horn Bowman-ship) 



 SInDo (advanced meditation training) 


Hapkido Dan Rank Titles and Structure

Cho Dan- 1st Degree Black Belt (Black Belt) Jo Kyo Nim 

Yi Dan - 2nd Degree Black Belt (Asst. Instructor) Kyo Sa Nim

Sam Dan - 3rd Degree Black Belt (Senior Asst. Instructor) Pu Sa Bum Nim

Sa Dan- 4th Degree Black Belt (Instructor) Sa Bum Nim

Oh Dan - 5th Degree Black Belt (Head Instructor) Kwahn Jahng Nim

Yuk Dan - 6th Degree Black Belt (Master) “Chong Sa Nim -  Chosun GerSa

Chil Dan - 7th Degree Black Belt (Head Master) Do Bum Nim - Joong CheulDoin 

Pal Dan - 8th Degree Black Belt (Junior Grand Master ) Chohng Kwahn Jahng Nim - Sang Cheul Sunsa

Ku Dan - 9th Degree Black Belt (Grand Master) Kuk Sa Nim - DaeCheul Sunim

Ship Dan 10th Degree Black Belt (Senior  Grand Master) Hwoi Jang Nim - Joong Kwang Sunsa

Beyond 10th Dan Joong Kwan Dae Sunsa 

Hapkido  Founder  Doju Nim Ji Han Jae- Shin Sun Nim