Tae Kwon Do Testing Requirements

Promotion requirements for 5th Gup (Green Belt with blue stripe)


All previous requirements learned-to-date, plus:

1) Poomsae:

Taegeuk Sam Jang

2) Techniques:

Kicks(Chagi): *Demonstrate with terms
Front Snap Kick (Ap Chagi)
Roundhouse Kick (Dollyo Chagi)
Back Kick (Dui Chagi)
Side Kick (Yup Chagi)
Ax Kick (Chikyo Chagi)
360 roundhouse for sparring (Mom Dollyo Dollyo Chagi)

Blocks (Makki):
Inside-to-Outside forearm body (Bakat Palmok Momtong Bakat Makki)
Palm pressing (Batangson Nooleo Makki)
Double knife hand (Doo Sonnal Momtong Makki)

Strikes (Chigi):
Simultaneous neck strike and open hand face block
(Jebipoom Mok Chigi)
Backfist to face (Deung Joomeok Eolgool Ape Chigi)

Thrusting Punches (Chireugi):
Spear hand (Pyun Sonkeut Sewo Chireugi)

Footwork for Sparring:
Side Step (Yeop step)

3) 1 Step Sparring: #1 -#4

4) Self-defense: #1 & #2

5) Board Break (Kyuk Pa):

Side Kick (Yup Chagi)

6) Knowledge:

– All “knowledge” previously learned-to-date, plus:

– Count from 1 to 50, hana – sheehoon, in Korean Cardinal numbers

– TKD tenets: courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control, indomitable spirit

7) Sparring Demonstration

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