Red Belt

TERMINOLOGY:

Know all terminology from white belt to red belt

 

COMBINATIONS:

Candidates will demonstrate techniques in sets of (4), using pattern administered by the test board. Example: block-attack-block-attack

 

FACTS:

Know all from white belt to now

 

PROMINENT NAMES:

Know and be able to elaborate on (5) prominent names in martial arts

 

PROMINENT STYLES:

Know and be able to elaborate on (5) prominent styles of martial arts

 

SELF-DEFENSE:

Perform required self-defense that was learned at white belt

 

Present (8) pre-determined close quarter self-defense techniques

Be able to extricate yourself from holds administered by the test board

 

QUESTIONS:

Answer any and all questions posed by the test board

 

FORMS/HYUNG:

Perform and recite meanings of all forms from Chon-Ji through Hwa-Rang

Be able to recognize any (3) movements from the form Hwa-Rang and Chung-Mu. Movements will be performed by members of test board.

 

SPARRING:

Spar as a red belt

 

ONLY (2) SCALES FOR GRADING THE RED BELT CANDIDATE WILL BE UTILIZED, *PASS OR FAIL*

ALL ADJUDICATORS MUST AGREE TO PASS CANDIDATE

Printable version: RED BELT STUDY SHEET

Gray Belt

GRAY BELT STUDY SHEET

TERMINOLOGY:

Candidates for Gold Belt must know all terminology from the Yellow Belt Sheet plus the following:

  • Left Wen
  • Right Woo
  • Knife Hand Block Sudo Marki
  • High Punch Sangdan Chirugi
  • Twin Forearm Block Sang Palmok Marki
  • Rising Block Chukyo Marki
  • Knife Hand Strike Sudo Taerigi

TECHNIQUES:

  • Candidates for Gold Belt must know all techniques from the Yellow Belt Sheet plus the following:
  • Knife Hand Block
  • High Punch
  • Twin Forearm Block
  • Rising Block

SELF DEFENSE:

  • Release from double shoulder grab
  • Release from left shoulder grab
  • Release from right shoulder grab
  • Release from rear shoulder grab

COMBINATIONS:

  • Front kick to reverse punch
  • Side kick to reverse punch
  • Double spear-finger to knee kick
  • Deflection to double knife-hand strike

FACTS:

1. Father of American TaeKwon-Do: Grandmaster Jhoon Rhee
2. Founder of the Midsouth Martial Arts Association: Grandmaster Frank Sanders
3. Founder of the Superfoot System: Grandmaster Bill Wallace
4. TaeKwon-Do comes from Korea
5. TaeKwon-Do literally translates as:
THE WAY OR METHOD OF DESTROYING WITH THE HANDS AND FEET.

Candidate must:

  • Know all facts from Yellow Belt Study Sheet
  • Be able to execute any 2 TaeKwonDo techniques in fluid combination
  • Be able to walk through and recite the techniques of Chon-Ji and Tan-Gun
  • Spar as a Yellow Belt and Gold Belt

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) – Named after the holy Tan-Gun, the legendary founder of Korea in 2333 B.C.

Printable version: GRAY-Belt-Study-Sheet-STKD