Yudo / Swordsmanship

Yudo, jūdō, system of unarmed combat, now primarily a sport. The rules of the sport of judo are complex. The objective is to cleanly throw, to pin, or to master the opponent, the latter being done by applying pressure to arm joints or to the neck to cause the opponent to yield. The study of Korean sword as a weapons system is commonly called Geom Beop ("sword methods") while the use of sword study as a form of personal development or sport is commonly called Geom Do (검도, 劍道) "Way of the Sword").


First Form

Chung Ki Hyung Sae

Korean Swordsmanship (Geom Do)

First Weapon Form

Single Sword Pattern 1
Youth Rank Requirements- (bokken)

Count starts after the draw and set:

White belt counts 1-6 (first high left to low right diagonal strike)

White/Yellow Stripe belt counts 1-21 (second high right to low left diagonal strike)

Yellow belt 1-27 (third high right to low left Diagonal strike)

Green Belt- Entire form

Adult and Advanced (metal sword and scabbard)

Wide White Dhee (wide swordsmanship rank belt worn under Hapkido rank belt) entire single sword form 1