Requirements for Promotion to Orange or Yellow Belt

1) Basic Motion – the student should be able to demonstrate these techniques:

a) Stances

i) Ready ...................jum bi

ii) Horse stance .........kima jaseh

iii) Front stance..........chongul jaseh

iv) Back stance ..........fugul jaseh

b) Hand techniques

i) Punch....................chung kwon

ii) Down block..........hadan maki

iii) Up block...............sangdan maki

iv) Low cross block ...sang soo hadan maki

v) Inside/out block....pakuro maki **

c) Foot techniques

i) Front kick .............ap chagi

ii) Side kick...............yup chagi

iii) Back kick .............dido chagi

d) Combinations

i) Kima down block

ii) Chongul down block

iii) Chongul up block

iv) Kima side kick

v) Chongul punch

vi) Chongul front kick (w/crossblock)

 2) Kata – The student should know these forms

a) Taegot 1

b) Taegot 2

c) Taegot 3 **

 3) Jujitsu – The student should be able to demonstrate escapes and defenses that meet these requirements

a) Six techniques are required.

b) The recommended set includes defenses for front choke, side choke, back choke, single hand grab, double hand grab, and bear hug

c) Locks, chokes, strangles, and take-downs are not permitted.

 4) Other

a) Some students may be asked to spar (only if they have done so in class).

b) The student should be able to recognize the Korean terms for the required techniques

 5) Exam rules

a) The student should have the instructor’s permission to take the exam

b) The student should register prior to the exam date

c) The student must wear full uniform (gi top, gi pants, and belt). The uniform should be neat and clean. The sleeves should NOT be rolled up.

 Note: Items marked with “*” are required for yellow belt but not for orange belt