Hwa Rang Sword Method
Level Three - 4th Geup
Time in Grade: 4 months (or 48 hrs)
a.) Six Parts of the Bamboo Sword (Juk-To)
b.) Target Drills
Rising Parry; Head Strike
Outside Parry; Wrist Strike
Inside Parry; Chest Strike
c.) Sword Method:
d.) Bon Class:
Hwa Rang O-Geom: Shin Geom ( ? ? 5 ? : ? ? )
8-Parry Drill: Levels Five and Six
Pal Pung Ta Geom-Beop:
E Cho Shik (parts 1&2)
Shue-Ta Geom-Beop (? ? ?? ) : To face being distracted with too many interests.
Sam Shik (parts 1&2)
Hyea-Ta Geom-Beop ( ??? ??) : To face the desires to speak evil of others.
Parts of the Sword – Juk-To
Hilt: (6) Byoung Hyuk
Guard: (5) Ko-dûng-i ( ??? ) w/ rubber retaining washer
Back of Sword: Is represented by a yellow cord-- (4) Dûng Jul ( ? )which runs from the guard to the tip. The blade “edge”--- kal nal (??) ---of the sword is only suggested as that side of the Juk-To opposite the Dûng Jul.
Striking Area:The area, approximately six inches long representing the area of the sword intended for making offensive contact with the target is called the (2)Tadolbu. The (3) Joong Hyuk is a leather band representing the nearest limit of the striking area while the (1) Sun Hyuk is the leather cap representing the farthest tip of the sword.)