Advancement

Students must attend at least 24 classes to be eligible for test recommendation. Eight classes are offered during each one-month session. It will take a minimum of 3 years to be eligible for black belt, and it typically takes up to 5 years. There are also age requirements for advancement. Testing occurs approximately every 3 months. See the calendar for the next test date.

Testing fees start at: $30/student. They increase as you advance and you must supply your own breaking material for 6th gup through cho dan bo. Please see your gup manual for appropriate number of boards. Black Belt testing will require travel. For specific questions see the instructor.

If you are eligible, print a Gup Test Form and bring it to class the night before the test.

You may also send an email to fees@familytangsoodo.com to receive an auto response of all current test fees.