White belt > yellow tag (10th kup)

KICKS

  • Front snap kick (ap-cha-gee)
  • Stretch kick (ap-cha-oh-roo-gee)
  • Half-Turning Kick (bit-chagee)
  • Inside to outside axe kick (bah-kaht-naeryo-cha-gee)
  • Outside to inside axe kick (ahn-naeryo-cha-gee)

PUNCHES AND STRIKES

  • Middle punch (mong-tontchi-roo-gee)
  • High punch (ool-guhl-chi-roo-gee)
  • Knee Strike (mooreup-chi-gee)

BLOCKS

  • Low block (ah-reh-mah-kee)
  • Inside to outside middle block (bah-kaht-mong-tong-mah-kee)
  • Outside to inside middle block (ahn-mong-tong-mah-kee)
  • High block (ool-guhl-mah-kee)

STANCES

  • Ready stance (jhoon-bee)
  • Horseback riding stance (joo-choom-so-gee)
  • Forward stance (ahp-koo-bee)
  • Walking stance (ahp-so-gee)
  • Sparring stance (key-roo-gee-jhoon-bee)

SPARRING

  • Stepping: forward/backward slide, step forward/back
  • 1-on-1 kicking: no contact
  • Self-Defense: simple hand-grab releases

FORMS

  • Ki Cho Il Boo (four-directional punching)

STRENGTH / ENDURANCE

  • 20 push-ups or 20 sit-ups

PHILOSOPHY

  • What is the meaning of Tae Kwon Do?
    • Tae= Foot/Kick
    • Kwon = Fist/Punch
    • Do = Art / Philosophy / Way of Life
  • What is the meaning of white belt? Purity

TERMINOLOGY

  • Attention (chah-rhee-uht)
  • Rest (shee-uht)
  • Bow (kyung-nay)
  • How are you? (ahn-younghah-sheem-nee-kah)
  • Thank you (kahm-sah-hahm-nee-dah)
  • Change your step (pahl-pah-kwa)