Green belt > blue tag (6th kup)

KICKS

  • Push kick (mill-uh-chah-gee)
  • Front leg inside-outside axe kick (ahpvpahl-bah-kaht-chah-gee)
  • Front leg outside-inside axe kick (ahp-pahl-ahn-chah-gee)
  • Back side kick
  • Sliding kicks
  • Leg sweep

PUNCHES AND STRIKES

  • Spear finger poke/thrust (pyon- ohn-guhtjee-roo-gee)
  • Push down block, spear finger poke (pyun-sohn-guht-say-wahjee-roo-gee)
  • Ridge hand strike (bande-sohn-nahl-chig-gi)
  • Swallow position, knife neck strike (jay-bee-poom-mohk-chig-gee)
  • Swallow position, chin strike (jay-bee-poom-tuk-chig-gee)

SPARRING

  • Full contact sparring (competition-style): 2 rounds with different partners
  • One-step sparring: six, execution as for previous level but attack with front punch to the face
  • Boxing-style punching and dodging: straight punch, hook punch
  • Self-defense: strangling (front and behind), hair grab, shoulder-grab releases

FORMS

  • Taegeuk 4 (tae-geuk-sar-jang)

DESTRUCTION

  • Basic kick of own choice (side kick, front kick, roundhouse kick, axe kick)

STRENGTH / ENDURANCE

  • 60 push-ups or 60 sit-ups

PHILOSOPHY

  • Tenets of Tae Kwon Do:
    • Courtesy
    • Integrity
    • Self-control
    • Perseverance
    • Indomitable spirit

TERMINOLOGY

  • Counting:
    1. Ha-nah
    2. Dool
    3. Set
    4. Net
    5. Dah-soht
    6. Yah-soht
    7. Il-gohp
    8. Yo-dohl
    9. Ah-hop
    10. Yol

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