CURRENT DARK RED BELTS

BASIC BLOCK #5 [BASIC BLOCK #5]

  1. Tiger Stance – Palm Blocks

  2. Back Stance – Double Knifehand Low Blocks

  3. Front Stance – Scissor Blocks

ADVANCED KICKING

  1. Combination 1 and 2 [TUTORIAL K-6]

  2. Flying Side Kick [TUTORIAL K-A1]

  3. Flying Back Kick [DRILLS K-6]

BOXING COMBINATIONS #9 & #10 [BOXING COMBO 9&10]

   9. Evade left / L Jab / R Cross
   10. Evade right / R Cross / L Straight Jab

BOXING COMBINATIONS #11 & #12 [BOXING COMBO 11&12]

   11. Cover Left body / Duck left / L Body Hook / L Uppercut / R cross / L Hook
   12. Cover Right body / duck right / R body hook / R uppercut / L hook / R cross

 

POOMSAE (see below for detailed guideline on how to perform your poomsae.)

  1. TAEGEUK 7 JANG [TUTORIAL P-7]

  2. TAEGEUK 5 JANG [TUTORIAL P-5]

  3. TAEGEUK 6 JANG [TUTORIAL P-6]

 

BOARD BREAKING [Holding Instructional Video]

  1. Flying Side Kick (target face high)

ORAL QUESTIONS

   1. What are the tenets of Taekwondo?

  • Courtesy (Yae-Yi)- Be polite and show respect. Distinguish the instructor from the student, the senior from junior, and elders.

  • Integrity (Yom-chi)- One must have the ability to distinguish right from wrong and have the conscience to feel guilt.

  • Self-Control (Geuk-ki)- Self-Control is important inside the Dojang, especially when free sparring and conducting one’s personal affairs.

  • Perseverance (In-Nae)- Set a goal and achieve it regardless of the difficulty.

  • Indomitable Spirit (Bool-Gul-Yi-Jung-Shin)- You must have courage even when pitted against overwhelming odds.

  • Victory (Seung-Ri)- Victory means to win, but not necessarily over another person. One can achieve victory by conquering owns own inabilities. 

   2. What are the important points to remember when performing a poomsae?

  • All stances must be accurate and consistent.

  • All poomsae begin and end on the same spot.

  • Stances and the first hand movement finish at the same time.

  • All kicks to be executed toward the head, unless another target is defined.

  • Kicks must include: a chamber, full extension, and retraction, and proper rotation of body and supporting foot.

  • Both hands twist and pull together at the same time, but in the opposite direction.

  • Hands move toward the target in a straight line.

  • Each block or punch must be delivered using the power of the waist.

  • Use accurate distance and explosive impact power.