White Belt

White Belt (10th Gup)

Requirements

Kicks

    • Front Snap Kick

    • Roundhouse Kick

    • Side Kick

    • Back-pivot Kick

    • Jump Front Snap Kick


Sparring Footwork Drills

    • Forward, Back, Switch, Forward, Back, Switch

    • Roundhouse, Switch roundhouse

    • Roundhouse, Step-Over Roundhouse

    • Roundhouse, skip roundhouse


Form

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. 20 movements.

  • Joon Bi (Ready Stance)

  • Look left, turn 90° left, left front stance + low block

  • Step forward, right stance + middle section punch

  • Turn 180° right, right front stance + low block

  • Step forward, left stance + middle section punch

  • Turn 90° left, left front stance + low block

  • Step forward, right stance + middle section punch

  • Step forward, left stance + middle section punch

  • Step forward, right stance + middle section punch + Kiap (yell!)

  • Turn 270° left, left front stance + low block

  • Step forward, right stance + middle section punch

  • Turn 180° right, right front stance + low block

  • Step forward, left stance + middle section punch

  • Turn 90° left, left front stance + low block

  • Step forward, right stance + middle section punch

  • Step forward, left stance + middle section punch

  • Step forward, right stance + middle section punch + Kiap (yell!)

  • Turn 270° left, left front stance + low block

  • Step forward, right stance + middle section punch

  • Turn 180° right, right front stance + low block

  • Step forward, left stance + middle section punch

  • Joon Bi (Ready Stance)

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...



Step right, inward angle, into a riding horse stance, executing a left hand block, open hand. Right hand middle punch + Ki-ap.

Step forward into a horse stance executing a right hand wrist inward block. Pull the front foot back so feet are together and back-fist + Ki-ap.

Step right, inward angle, into a riding horse stance, executing a left knife hand block + right knife hand strike to neck + Ki-ap.

Step left, inward angle, into a riding horse stance, executing a right hand block, open hand. Left hand middle punch + Ki-ap.

Step back with right foot into a fighting stance and Ki-ap. Right front snap kick, land inward angle, into a riding horse stance, executing a left hand block, open hand. Right hand middle punch + Ki-ap.

Free Sparring

Not required for testing

Breaking

Front Snap Kick

Blocks

  • Low Block

  • Middle Block

  • High Block

Minimum Class Attendance

Three months of training

Conditioning

    • 10 Pushups

    • 10 Crunches/Sit-ups

Stances

  • Ready Stance

  • Front Stance

  • Back Stance

  • Riding Horse Stance

  • Walking Stance

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

Punches

    • Riding Horse Stance + Single Middle Punch

    • Riding Horse Stance + Double Middle Punch

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?