- There is no fee as of 2023 to download the electronic version of the Bu Sa Bom Instructor Certification Study Kit.
All students who are Kyo Sa Certified and who are planning to apply for Ko Dan Ja rank in the future are required to download and complete the Bu Sa Bom Instructor Certification Study Kit at least one year in advance of a targeted Ko Dan Ja Shim Sa.
Or Kyo Sa certified students may optionally choose to acquire and complete the Sa Bom Instructor Certification Study Kit and fulfill those apprenticeship time requirements before applying for Ko Dan Ja rank.
Students who are NOT Kyo Sa or Sa Bom Certified when applying for Ko Dan Ja Rank, will incur a higher examination fee.
After a student has completed the Bu Sa Bom study kit contents, apprenticeship training, and fulfilled the time requirement, then the Bu Sa Bom exam is conducted by appointed Technical Advisory Committee members at an annual Ko Dan Ja Shim Sa.
Candidates successfully completing the exam, exit the Ko Dan Ja Shim Sa with the HONORARY title of Bu Sa Bom.
No certificate is issued.
Members who have earned the HONORARY title of Bu Sa Bom may convert it to CERTIFIED Instructor status and receive a Bu Sa Bom Certificate, rocker tabs and official record of certification on their member record by:
- Activating a Background Check and Continuing Education Subscription on the Soo Bahk Do Institute
- Acquiring a Bu Sa Bom Instructor Certification Accreditation Kit
Officially issued Bu Sa Bom accreditation credentials are delivered to the applicant’s recommending instructor for ceremonial presentation.