All physical requirements are posted in the workout area. Students must be able to perform the material at the required level in order to be considered for promotion.
Other Criteria for Promotion:
1.Must have obtained all stripes at least one week prior to promotion.
2.MUst have Head Instructor’s recommendation.
3.Must have fulfilled the allotted time requirement.
4.Consistent attendance prior to testing is required.
5.Membership dues must be current and test fees paid in advance of testing
6.Proper etiquette and Tae Kwon Do attitude must be exhibited by the student.
7.Desire to promote successfully must be shown by the student.
Promotion to the next rank is an earned privilege. You must prove yourself capable of the higher rank both physically and mentally before you will be allowed to test.
Students also will need to learn aspects of TKD terminology, etiquette, history, and life skills. Check your handbook for belt-specific material and responsibilities.
White to Orange
Basic stances (long stance and back stance)
June bee, Hodan Makkee and Ki ma sa stance
Front kick (variations – front leg, back leg, high)
Roundhouse-(variations, pop kick, fast kick turn roundhouse)
Side kick (touch elbow twice)
Adult- side kick Youth- Stomp break (8 years old ½ board)
Orange to Yellow Belt 2 months (14 lessons minimum)
Pattern TaeGuk 1
Review all kicks from Orange belt
Roundhouse triple (without putting foot down)
Circulating kick - Reverse Circulating
Review all from Orange belt
Middle outside block
Left Jab punch
BREaking: Run Jump Side Kick (Youth) Hammerfist (Adult)
Yellow to Green
Pattern TaeGuk 2
Review all kicks
360 Kicks- Roundhouse, circulating, front kick, ax kick
Turn Back fist
Tiger strike to throat
Sweep-basic one leg sweep
Middle outside block
Middle inside block
Double knifehand block
Falling- from a squat roll back slap both hands down
From a squat roll back to left and slap left down
From a squat roll back to right and slap right hand down
Breaking: Hammerfist (youth) back kick (adult)
Green to Blue
Combination kicks 5
One steps 5
Breaking: Back kick (Youth) Knife hand and ax kick (adult)