Brown Belt (4th Gup)
Requirements

Forms

Taegeuk Yuk Jang (6th)  -  Water, symbolizes the "Kam", one of the 8 divination signs, which represents water, meaning incessant flow and softness. New movements are Single Knifehand High Section Block, Roundhouse Kick, High Section Outward Block, Low Section Opening Block, and Palm Heel Pressing Block. One should be careful to make the kicking foot land on the ground correctly after Roundhouse Kick.

Optional
Chung Gun  -  Famous patriot An Chang Gun.  32 movements represent age at which he was executed for assassination of Japanese governor over Korea.

Self-Defense

Eight knife self-defense techniques

Free Sparring

One opponent
Legal contact area and point area.
Advanced sparring techniques
Combination kicks and use punches
Counter attacks
More advanced kicks (i.e. Axe Kick)

Board Breaking

Hook Kick

Meditation 

1 Hour, in class



Minimum Class Attendance

Six months of training

Conditioning
  • 40 Pushups
  • 40 Crunches/Sit-ups
Stances
  • Parallel (Meditation) Stance
Blocks

  • Single Knifehand High Section Block
  • High Section Outward Block
  • Palm Heel Pressing Block
  • Low Section Opening Block
Kicks
  • Hook
  • High Section Round House
Punches/Attacks
    • All previous punches and hand attacks
    General Knowledge
    • Club Rules
    • Student Creeds
    • Count to 10 in Korean
    • Advanced sparring techniques
    • Sparring Rules
      • Legal contact area and point area
    • 5 Tenets of Tae Kwon Do
      • Courtesy
      • Integrity
      • Perseverance
      • Self Control
      • Indomitable Spirit
    • Meaning of Korean Flag

    Philosophical Goal

    Confidence

    Examples of verbal questions judges at promotion test might ask
    • What is the meaning of Confidence?
    • What is the meaning of Taegeuk Yuk Jang

    Kam