Tae Kwon Do Testing Requirements

Promotion requirements for 8th Gup (Yellow Belt)


All previous requirements learned-to-date, plus:

1)  Poomsae:

Kicho Yi Bo (2nd. Basic Form)


2)  Techniques:

Stance (Seogi): Charge (Chun Jin), Opposite Leg Charge (Ilbo Chun Jin), Retreat (Whoo Jon), Opposite Leg Retreat (Ilbo Whoo Jin)


Kicks (Chagi): Front Snap Kick (Ap Chagi), Roundhouse Kick (Dollyo Chagi) Back Kick (Dui Chagi), Side Kick (Yup Chagi)

Punches (Chireugi): High/Face Opposite (Eolgool  Baro Chireugi), Middle/Body Opposite (Montong Baro Chireugi), Low Opposite (Arae Baro Chireugi)


3)  1 Step Sparring: #1 & #2

4)  Board Break (Kyuk Pa):

Hammerfist strike (Me Joomeok Naeryo Chigi)


5)  Knowledge:

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

– Count from 1 to 20 in Korean Cardinal numbers

– Commands for beginning and ending Class Procedures

– Know definition of “Taekwondo”

– Know the place of origin of “Taekwondo”

– Korean term for “Goodbye (I’m leaving)” (An young ha kea ship sho)

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