Red Belt (3rd Gup)
Requirements

 Forms

Taegeuk Chil Jang (7th)  -  Mountain, symbolizes the "Kan", one of the 8 divination signs, which represents the mountain, meaning ponderosity and firmness. New movements are Double Knifehand Low Block, Augmented Palm Heel Inward Middle Section Block, Scissor Block, Knee Kick, Middle Section Opening Block, Double Uppercut,  Low Section Cross Block, Outward Back Fist Strike, Target Crescent Kick, Side Punch and such stances as Tiger Stance and Ridinghorse Stance. Smooth connection of movement is important for training.

Optional
Hwa Rang  -  The group of noble youth of the Shilla Dynasty instrumental in developing Tae Kwon Do.  The 29 movements represent the 29th Infantry Division, where Tae Kwon Do developed into maturity.

Self Defense

5 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

Wheel Kick - Speed

Meditation 

1 Hour, in class



Minimum Class Attendance

Six months of training

Conditioning
  • 45 Pushups
  • 45 Crunches/Sit-ups
Stances
  • Tiger Stance
  • Ridinghorse Stance
Blocks

  • Double Knifehand Low Block
  • Augmented Palm Heel Inward Middle Section Block
  • Scissor Block
  • Middle Section Opening Block
  • Low Section Cross Block
Kicks
  • Wheel Kick
  • Knee Kick
  • Target Crescent Kick
Punches/Attacks
  • Double Uppercut
  • Outward Back Fist Strike


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

Balance

Examples of verbal questions judges at promotion test might ask
    • What is the meaning of Balance?
    • What are the meaning of Taegeuk Chil Jang?


    Kan