Probationary Black Belt (2nd Gup)

Probationary Black Belt (2nd Gup)


Sparring Footwork Drills

  • Roundhouse, Back, Switch roundhouse, Back, Step-Over Roundhouse, Back, skip roundhouse, Back, Jump-Spinning Roundhouse

    • Roundhouse, Back & Block, Roundhouse, Step-Over Ax, Back, Wing-block Back Pivot, Skip Side Kick (opposite direction)


Taegeuk Pal Jang (8th) - Earth, symbolizes the "Kon", one of the 8 divination signs, which represents "Yin" and earth, meaning the root and settlement and also the beginning and the end. This is the last of the 8 Taegeuk poomsaes, which may enable the trainees to undergo the evaluation for Dan(black belt) promotion test. New movements are Double Front Kick, Augmented Outward Middle Section Block, Augmented Low Section Block, Jumping Front Kick, and Elbow Strike, Emphasis must be laid on the accuracy of stepping and the difference between jumping-over kick and alternate jumping kick in the air.

Chung Mu - Admiral Yi Sun-Sin. The form ends with a left hand attack symbolizing his regrettable death having no chance to show his unrestrained potential checked by the forced reservation of loyalty to his king.

Chung_Moo from J. Scott Mylin on Vimeo.

Self Defense

10 Stick Defenses

5-10 Hapkido

Free Sparring

One opponent

Legal contact area and point area.

Advanced sparring techniques

Advanced combination kicks and punches

Counter attacks

Board Breaking



1 Hour, in class


  • Front Cross Stance


  • Augmented Outward Middle Section Block

  • Augmented Low Section Block

  • Half Mountain Block


    • Jumping Front Kick

    • Double Front Jumping Kick


    • Pulling High Section Uppercut

    • Elbow Strike


    • 50 Pushups

    • 50 Crunches/Sit-ups

Minimum Class Attendance

Six months of training

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


Examples of verbal questions judges at promotion test might ask

    • What is the meaning of Responsibility?

    • What is the meaning Taegeuk Pal Jang?

    • What is you goal setting after Black Belt?