BLUE STRIPE TO BLUE BELT

TEST REQUREMENTS

(Children and Adults)

Definition:

Signifies the plant’s growth as the Tae Kwon Do begin to develop.

Pattern or Poomse:

YUL-GUK (38 movements) is the pseudonym of the famous philosopher and scholar YI I (1536-1584 A.D.), nicknamed the “Confucius of Korea”.  The 38 movements of this pattern refer to his birthplace on 38 degree latitude and the diagram (+) (-) represent “scholar”.

Kicking Techniques:

  • Hook kick-Round House Kick
  • Round House Kick-Hook Kick
  • 180 degree Inside Crescent Kick
  • 180 degree Outside Crescent Kick
  • Combination of All Kicks

Combination of Punches and Blocks: Adults Only

  • Hooking Block and Reverse Punch
  • Twin Knife Hand Block
  • Front Elbow Strike
  • Double Forearm Block
  • Jumping Back Fist

Self Defence: Movements and Applications

  • Confirm with Sanbuhnim

Bag Work and Target Training

Free Sparring

Theory:

  • Meaning of YUL-GUK
  • How Many Mpvements in YUL-GUK
  • Movements Application
  • Description of Techniques and Stances

Board Breaking: (Techniques will vary)

  1. Practice Technique-the instructor will let you know your techniques at least 2-4 weeks in advance.
  2. Surprise Technique-the instructor will let you know on test day.
  3. Breaking will be either regular, power breaking, speed breaking, and/or special technique breaking.