White Belt (10th Gup)


Kibon Il Don  -  “Basics”. Form number one. All movements are performed in a front stance. All techniques are performed with the same side hand as the lead foot. 

One Step Sparring 

There are five White Belt One Steps.  All one steps begin with attacker stepping back into a left front stance + low block and signaling their readiness with a Kiap. Defender starts from a Ready Stance (Joon Bi) (except # 5 ) and signals their readiness with a Kiap. The Attacker steps forward with a single middle section punch...

Free Sparring 

Not required for testing


Front Snap Kick  

Minimum Class Attendance

Three months of training

  • 10 Pushups
  • 10 Crunches/Sit-ups
  • Ready Stance
  • Front Stance
  • Back Stance
  • Riding Horse Stance
  • Walking Stance
  • Low Block
  • Middle Block
  • High Block
  • Front Snap Kick
  • Side Kick
  • Roundhouse Kick
  • Riding Horse Stance + Single Middle Punch
  • Riding Horse Stance + Double Middle Punch

General Knowledge
  • Club Rules
  • How to tie the belt
  • How to come to attention and bow
  • School Name
  • Instructor Names
Student Creeds
  1. I intend to develop myself in a positive manner and to avoid anything that would reduce my mental growth or physical health.
  2. I intend to develop self-discipline in order to bring out the best in myself and others.
  3. I intend to use what I learn in class constructively and defensively, to help myself and my fellow man, and to never be abusive or offensive.
Korean Numbers

 1  Ha Na
 6  Yo Sot
 2  Dol  7  Il Gup
 3  Set  8  Yol Dol
 4  Net  9  Ah Hap
 5  Do Sot
 10  Yol

Philosophical Goal

Respect  (E Daehayeo - 에 대하여)

Examples of verbal questions judges at promotion test might ask
  • What is the name of the Martial Art are you learning?
  • Which country does Tae Kwon Do come from?
  • What is the meaning of Respect?