Tae Kwon Do Testing Requirements

Promotion requirements for 1st Gup – Level 3 (Red Belt with two Black Stripes)

 

All previous requirements learned-to-date, plus:

1)  Poomsae:

Taegeuk Pal Jang, Taekgeuk #8 (also Taegeuk 4-7)

 

2)  Techniques:

Stance (Seogi):

All stances previously learned

 

Kicks (Chagi):

All kicks previously learned in combination, plus:

Double side kick (Geodup Yeup Chagi)

 

3)  Board Break (Kyuk Pa):

3 breaks. Your choice with Sa Bo Nim approval. Both legs must be used in a non-stop fluid mostion

4)  Assist Teaching                 

Must assist one class or private lesson period per week.

5)  Self-Defense:  

#1- #9 

6)  1 Step Sparring:

#1- #4    

7) Ground Defense:   

rollover, kick away on hip & escape & Reach up and twist neck and Pull hair roll     

8)  Knowledge:

– All “knowledge” previously learned-to-date

– Count 1- 100, hana-Bek (beck), in Korean

– Know names of body parts: Neck (Mok), Fist (Jumeok), Murup (Knee), Elbow (Palkoop), Hand (Son), Sparring (Gyorugi), Attention (Charyut), Bow (Kung nea), End fight/round (Kyong nea)

– List Taeguk forms in order (1-Il, 2- Ee, 3- Sam, 4- Sa, 5-Oh, 6-Yook, 7-Chil, 8-Pal, 9-Koo, 10-Ship)

9)  Sparring Demonstration

 

10) Demonstrate 11 block & punch/strike combinations (must write out and turn in prior to class) with Korean terminology in a straight line

 

11) Sets of hundreds of punches

 

12)  Endurance/Strength:

 

Adults: (16 years and older)  

2 mile run in 16 minutes

60 consecutive push-ups (males)

40 consecutive push-ups (females)

200 consecutive sit-ups (legs are held)

Stretching – (hips must be in the same line as the feet)

Front splits 4 inches off the ground on both sides

Side splits 8 inches off the ground

 

Juniors:

3/4 mile jog no time limit (no walking)

40 consecutive push-ups

100 consecutive sit-ups (legs are held)

Stretching – (hips must be in the same line as the feet)

Front splits 4 inches off the ground on both sides

Side splits 8 inches off the ground

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