Blue belt > red tag (4th kup)

KICKS

  • Jump front snap kick (dwee-uh-ahp-chah-gee)
  • Twisting kick (bee-tuhl-uh-chah-gee)
  • Jump back side kick (dwee-uh-dwee-chah-gee)
  • Back spinning kick (dwee-dohl-yo-chah-gee)

BLOCKS. STANCES, STRIKES AND ATTACKS

  • Outside wedge block (bah-khat-heh-chuh-mah-kee)
  • Inside wedge block (ahn-heh-chuch-mah-kee)
  • Hammer fist strike (mayjoo-mohk-chig-gi)
  • Outside high block, face level (eulgoul-bak-khat-mah-kee)
  • Single knife hand block, opposite side to forward leg (han-sohn-nahl-bittlo-mah-kee)
  • Palm press block, across (batangson mah-kee)

SPARRING

  • Full contact sparring (competition-style): 4 rounds with different partners
  • One-step sparring: eight, attack directly from ready stance; step forward into front stance, front punch to the face
  • Self-defense: 2-directional (sequential attacks) against kicking, punching and grabbing

FORMS

  • Taegeuk 6 (tae-geuk-youk-chang)

DESTRUCTION

  • Spinning kick of own choice

STRENGTH / ENDURANCE

  • 80 push-ups or 80 sit-ups

TRAINING FOCUS

  • Physical – Endurance
  • Mental – Perseverance

TERMINOLOGY

  • knee (pal-koup)
  • fist (jou-meuk)

** Students must also be prepared to demonstrate the curriculum of all previous belt levels.