This is a brief outline of the requirements to achieve this promotion. A more detailed curriculum is available at our school. All testing candidates are responsible for demonstrating any and all previous material learned. Promotional Belt Exams are cumulative in nature.

· Confidence
· Respect
· Self-Control
· Student Creed
· Notice of Intent to Promote Signature (by Parents & Teachers)

Technical Skills (First Stripe)

Back Stance
Back Stance Single Knife Block (Hand Motion)
Knife Hand Attack
Supported Spear Hand (Hand Motion)
Back Stance Double Knife hand Block (Hand Motion)
Middle Outside Block (Hand Motion)
Spear Hand (Hand Motion)
Back Fist (Hand Motion)

Kicks and Punches (Second Stripe)

Double Round House Kick
Back Side Kick
Double Side Kick
Hook Kick

Forms & Sparring

Taegeuk 3 (Back) – Third Stripe
Taegeuk 4 (Back) – Fourth Stripe

Sparring – Fifth Stripe

· Students must have all safety equipment to participate
· Students must be able to defend against, and attack their opponents with controlled and balanced techniques
· Combinations (Executing more than one kick or punch)
· Defense (Blocking and Protecting)

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