BLACK BELT(1st Dan)

Black is the opposite of white, signifying both maturity and proficiency in Tae Kwon-do. It also symbolises the wearer's imperviousness to darkness and fear.

LINE WORK

 

FWD – L-STANCE LOW KNIFE HAND GUARDING BLOCK, SLIP FRONT FOOT TO WALKING STANCE CIRCULAR BLOCK

BWD – WALKING STANCE DOUBLE FOREARM BLOCK, LOW BLOCK REVERSE ARM

FWD – DOUBLE TURNING KICK LAND IN L-STANCE WITH REVERSE PUNCH WITH KIAP PULL BACK TO GUARD

BWD – TWIN HORIZONTAL PUNCH IN FIXED STANCE

FWD – PRESSING KICK SIDE KICK COMBINATION USING THE SAME LEG, LAND IN L-STANCE WITH INWARDS KNIFE HAND STRIKE (FROM KWANG GAE)

BWD – U-SHAPED GRASP (FROM PO EUN)

FWD – JUMP TURNING KICK LAND IN L- STANCE WITH GUARDING BLOCK

BWD – L-STANCE X-KNIFE HAND CHECKING BLOCK, UPSET PUNCH WITH REACTION ARM PULLED TO SHOULDER

FWD – TWIST KICK LAND IN WALKING STANCE WITH DOUBLE PUNCH

BWD – WALKING STANCE WITH NINE SHAPED BLOCK

FWD – TURNING KICK, JUMP SIDE KICK LAND IN WALKING STANCE WITH TWIN VERTICAL PUNCH (AS IN PATTERN GAE-BAEK) THEN PULL BACK TO GUARD

BWD – WALKING STANCE RISING BLOCK, LOW BLOCK, DOUBLE ARC HAND BLOCK

FWD – FRONT LEG HOOK KICK, TURNING KICK COMBINATION FOLLOWED BY REAR LEG AXE KICK, REVERSE PUNCH KIAP AND PULL BACK TO GUARD

ON THE SPOT – JUMP SPINNING BACK KICK LAND IN L-STANCE WITH REVERSE PUNCH KIAP PULL BACK TO GUARD

 

PATTERNS

 

PATTERN – STUDENTS CHOICE OF COLOURED BELT

PATTERN – STUDENTS CHOICE OF COLOURED BELT

PATTERN – EXAMINERS CHOICE

PATTERN – KWANG GAE

PATTERN – PO EUN

PATTERN – GE BAEK

 

SET SPARING – EITHER 3 OR 2 STEP – EXAMINERS CHOICE

1 STEP SPARING – SHOWING MORE ADVANCED TECHNIQUES

 

FREE SPARING

 

 

BREAKING – BOTH HANDS ANY TECHNIQUE, BOTH LEGS ANY TECHNIQUE ONE JUMP KICK ANY TECHNIQUE

 

THEORY

 

Theory questions at this level are focused more on your ability to explain your martial art in more detail, and expand upon what you’ve learnt rather than standard questions. (Please ask your instructor for more details)

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