BLUE BELT STUDY SHEET
All terminology from white to green belt, plus the following:
- High Knife Hand Hooking Block: Sangdan Sudo Gaulcho Marki
- Twin Knife Hand Block: Sang Sudo Marki
- Fixed Stance: Kochung Sagi
- High Double Forearm Block (Reinforced): Sangdan Do Palmok Marki
Candidates for Blue Belt must know all techniques from white to green belt, plus the following:
- High Knife Hand Hooking Block
- Twin Knife Hand Block
- High Double Forearm Block (Reinforced)
- Know all facts and techniques from Yellow through Green Belt Study Sheet
- Be able to execute any 4 Taekwondo techniques in fluid combination
- Be able to walk through and recite the techniques of Chon-Ji, Tan-Gun, To-San, Won-Hyo, and Yul-Kok
- Be prepared for a demanding exposition of any Taekwondo technique
CANDIDATE FOR BLUE BELT MUST BE ABLE TO BREAK AT LEAST ONE BOARD
Candidate must recite the meaning of and perform the patterns:
- Chon-Ji: (19 movements, 2 kihaps) – Heaven and Earth
- Tan-Gun: (21 movements, 3 kihaps) – The legendary founder of Korea in 2333 B.C.
- To-San: (24 movements, 3 kihaps) – is a pseudonym of the patriot Ahn Chang-ho. The 24 movements represent his entire life, which he devoted to furthering education in Korea and the Korean independence movement.
- Won-Hyo: (28 movements, 3 kihaps) – Named after the noted monk who introduced Buddhism to the Silla Dynasty in 686 A.D.
- Yul-Kok: (38 movements, 3 kihaps) – Pseudonym of a great philosopher and scholar Yi I, nicknamed the “Confucius of Korea.” The 38 movements of this pattern represent the 38th degree latitude of his birthplace. The diagram of this pattern represents scholar.
PRINTABLE VERSION: Blue Belt Study Sheet-STKD