BLUE BELT TO RED STRIPE

TEST REQUIREMENTS

(Children and Adults)

Definition:

Signifies the Heaven, towards which the plant matures into a towering tree as training in Tae Kwon Do progresses.

Pattern or Poomse:

JOON-GUN (32 movements) is names after the Korean patriot AN JOONG-GUN who assassinated Hiro-Bumi Ito, the first Japanese governor-general of Korea, known as the man who played the leading role in the Korean-Japan merge. ¬†There are 32 movements in this pattern to represent Mr. An’s age when he was executed at Lui-Shung prison (1910 A.D.).

Kicking Technique:

  • Middle Side Kick-Hook Kick (head)
  • Hook Kick-Side Kick (head)
  • Jumping 180 degree Inside Crescent Kick
  • Jumping 180 degree Outside Crescent Kick
  • Combination of All Kicks

Combination of Punches and Blocks: Adults Only

  • Double Palm Pressing Block
  • Reverse Knife Han Outward Block
  • Upward Block (rear foot stance)
  • Twin High Knuckle Punch
  • Vertical Punch
  • Twin Fist Upset Punch
  • Upward Elbow Strike
  • High Rising X Block
  • U Shaped Block

Self Defence: Movements and Applications 

  • Confirm with Sanuhnim

Bag Work and Target Training

Free Sparring

Theory:

  • Meaning of JOONG-GUN
  • How Many Movements in JOONG-GUN
  • 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.