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White to YellowWHITE TO YELLOW

STANCE > BLOCK/STRIKE

Horse > Middle Punch

Front > Low Block

Front > Middle Punch

Front > Rising Block

FORMS

Basic

KICKS

Rising Kick

Front Snap Kick

Inside/Out

Outside/In

OTHER

Turns/Stances

Basic Commands

belt3YELLOW TO YELLOW I

STANCE > BLOCK/STRIKE

Horse > Double Punch

Front > Knifehand Attack

Front > Cross Low Block

Front > Cross Hi Block

FORMS

Taegeuk 1

KICKS

Instep Kick

Axe Kick

Hook Kick

OTHER

Sparring

SELF-DEFENSE

Adults 1-3

belt4YELLOW I TO GREEN

STANCE > BLOCK/STRIKE

Horse > Double Punch

Back > Double Knifehand Low

Back > Double Knifehand Middle

Back > Outside/Inside Block

FORMS

Taegeuk 2

KICKS

Round House Kick

Side Kick

Back Kick

OTHER

Sparring

SELF-DEFENSE

Adults 4-6

belt5GREEN TO GREEN I

STANCE > BLOCK/STRIKE

  • Horse > Three Middle Punches
  • COMBO 1:
  • Front > Low Block
  • Front > Middle Punch
  • COMBO 2:
  • Front > Knifehand Hi
  • Front > Knifehand Low
  • COMBO 3:
  • Front > Cross Low Block
  • Front > Cross Hi Block

FORMS

Taegeuk 3

KICKS

Front Snap with Roundhouse Kick

Front Snap with Side Kick

Front Snap with Back Kick

OTHER

Sparring

SELF-DEFENSE

Adults 7-9

belt6GREEN I TO BLUE

STANCE > BLOCK/STRIKE

  • Horse > Three Middle Punches
  • COMBO 1:
  • Front > Single Knife Hand
  • Front > Middle Punch
  • COMBO 2:
  • Front > Cobra Block
  • Front > Double Punch
  • COMBO 3:
  • Front > Low Block
  • Front > Outside In Block

FORMS

Taegeuk 4

KICKS

Roundhouse with Back Kick

Roundhouse with Side Kick

Roundhouse with Roundhouse

OTHER

Sparring

SELF-DEFENSE

Adults 10-12

belt7BLUE TO BLUE I

STANCE > BLOCK/STRIKE

  • COMBO 1:
  • Horse > Low/Middle/High Punches
  • COMBO 2:
  • Back > Double Knifehand Low
  • Front > Middle Punch
  • COMBO 3:
  • Back > Double Knifehand Middle
  • Front > Middle Punch
  • COMBO 4:
  • Back > Outside/Inside
  • Front > Middle Punch

FORMS

Taegeuk 5

KICKS

Sliding Hook Kick

Sliding Side Kick

Back Kick with Back Kick

OTHER

Sparring

Breaking Wood

SELF-DEFENSE

Adults 13-15

Children 1-3

belt8BLUE I TO BROWN

STANCE > BLOCK/STRIKE

Horse > Low/Middle/High Punches (“Tae Kwon Do”)

Back > Mountain Block

Front > Palm Down with Spear Hand

Front > Scissor Block

FORMS

Taegeuk 6

OTHER

Sparring

Breaking Wood

KICKS

Spinning Kick

Jump Front Snap Kick

Jump Roundhouse Kick

SELF-DEFENSE

Adults 16-18

Children 4-6

belt10BROWN TO BROWN I

STANCE > BLOCK/STRIKE

  • COMBO 1:
  • Back > Palm Across Block
  • Front > Middle Punch
  • COMBO 2:
  • Front > Double Fist Hi Block
  • Front > Double Upper Cut
  • COMBO 3:
  • Front > Low Block
  • Standing > Hammer Fist

FORMS

Taegeuk 7

JUMPING KICKS

Side Hook

Back

Axe

OTHER

SparringAxe

Breaking Wood

SELF-DEFENSE

Adults 19-21

Children 7-9

belt9BROWN I TO BROWN II

STANCE > BLOCK/STRIKE

  • COMBO 1:
  • Horse Stance > Low Block with Side Attack
  • COMBO 2:
  • Front > Rising Block
  • Horse > Side Attack
  • COMBO 3:
  • Back > Double Knife
  • Horse > Side Attack

FORMS

Taegeuk 8

KICKS

Front Snap Kick Low w/ Side Kick

High Hook Kick w/ Roundhouse

Front Snap Kick Low w/ Roundhouse High

OTHER

Sparring

Breaking Wood

SELF-DEFENSE

Adults 22-24

Children 10-12

belt11BROWN II TO RED

STANCE > BLOCK/STRIKE

  • COMBO 1:
  • Front > Low Block
  • Front > Middle Punch
  • Front > High Block
  • COMBO 2:
  • Front > Knifehand Hi
  • Front > Knifehand Low
  • Front > Middle Punch
  • COMBO 3:
  • Front > Cross Low
  • Front > Cross High
  • Front > Middle Punch

FORMS

Taegeuk 8

Palgwe I

KICKS

Front Snap Kick w/ Hook Kick High

Outside/Inside Kick w/ Back Kick

Roundhouse Kick Low w/ Side Kick High

OTHER

Sparring

Breaking

SELF-DEFENSE

Adults 25-27

Children 13-15

belt12RED TO RED I

STANCE > BLOCK/STRIKE

  • COMBO 1:
  • Back > Double Knifehand Low
  • Front > Middle Punch
  • Front > Rising Block
  • COMBO 2:
  • Back > Double Knifehand Middle
  • Front > Middle Punch
  • Back > Outside/In Block
  • COMBO 3:
  • Back > Outside/In
  • Back > Inside/Out
  • Front > Middle Punch

FORMS

Taegeuk 8

Palgwe II

KICKS

Roundhouse Kick w/ Back Kick w/ Front Snap

Side Kick w/ Back Kick w/ Roundhouse Kick

Front Snap Kick w/Back Kick w/Spinning Kick

OTHER

2 on 1 Sparring

Breaking Wood

SELF-DEFENSE

Adults 28-30

Children 16-18

belt13RED I TO RED II

STANCE > BLOCK/STRIKE

  • COMBO 1:
  • Back > Kumgang
  • Back > Uppercut
  • Standing > Knifehand
  • COMBO 2:
  • Front > Single Knifehand
  • Front > Middle Punch
  • Back > Outside/In
  • COMBO 3:
  • Back > Single Knifehand
  • Cat > Pullback
  • Cat > Elbow Strike
  • Back > Back Fist
  • Front > Middle Punch

FORMS

Taegeuk 8

Palgwe III

KICKS

Jump Front Snap Kick > Jump Back Kick

Jump Roundhouse Kick > Jump Front Snap Kick

Jump hook Kick > Jump Axe Kick

Jump Back Kick > Back Kick

OTHER

2 on 1 Sparring

Breaking Wood

SELF-DEFENSE

Adults 31-35

Children 19-21