Tae Kwon Do Testing Requirements

Promotion requirements for 7th Gup (Yellow Belt with green stripe)


All previous requirements learned-to-date, plus:

1)  Poomsae:

Taegeuk Il Jang


2)  Techniques:

Stances: (Seogi):

Sparring – 51/49 (Kyoreugi Choonbie)


Kicks (Chagi): *Demonstrate in combination

Front Snap Kick (Ap Chagi)

Roundhouse Kick (Dollyo Chagi)

Back Kick (Dwi Chagi)

Side Kick (Yup Chagi)

Punches (Chireugi):

High/Face (Eolgool Chireugi)

Middle/Body (Montong Chireugi)


Footwork for Sparring:

Charge (Chun Jin)

Retreat (Whoo Jon)

Opposite Leg Charge (Ilbo Chun Jin)

Opposite Leg Retreat (Ilbo Whoo Jin)


Blocks(Makki): *Demonstrate with terms

Low (Arae Makki)

Opposite Middle (Momtong Anmakki)

High (Eolgool Makki)


3) 1 Step Sparring: #1 – #4


4)  Board Break (Kyuk Pa):

Backhand Board Chop (**)


5)  Knowledge:

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

– Count from 1 to 30, hana-SoReun (Sa room), in Korean Cardinal numbers

– Korean terms for front/side/back kick

– TKD Tenets: Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance, Self-Control, Indomitable Spirit

– What is “open stance” and what is “closed stance”?

– Korean term for “Begin” & “End/Stop”

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