Red Belt Study Guide


RED Belt Requirements:

BLOCKS & STRIKES COMBO

  • Cat Stance
  • Scissors Block
  • Inside Palm Block
  • Double Outside Block
  • Cross Block (X Block)

KICKING COMBINATIONS

  • Continuous Hook Kick & Round Kick
  • Jump Spinning Hook Kick

FALLS

  • Front
  • Side
  • Back

FORMS (POOMSAE)

  • All Previous & Taegeuk Chil Jang

SELF-DEFENSE

  • 1-5

SPARRING

  • 3 Rounds - 3 Minute - 1 Minute Rest

BREAK

  • Tornado Kick
  • Elbow Strike

RED Belt study guide:

BELT

What is the significance of the Red Belt?

  • It signifies danger, cautioning the student to exercise control; the student must dedicate more time to his/her practice preparing for the next level.

POOMSAE

What is the meaning of Taeguek Chil Jang?

  • It symbolizes the Mountain, meaning ponderosity & firmness.

RED Belt terms:

Poomsae (Pattern or Form)

  • A choreographed demonstration of the various kicks, blocks and hand techniques of Tae Kown Do which a student utilizes with an imaginary opponent or opponents.

Gyuroogi (Sparring or Fighting)

  • A practical application of various forms against an actual opponent.

Kyuk pa gi (Breaking)

  • Done to practice and illustrate the formidable power, precision and great mental concentration of the Tae Kwon Do practitioner.

Jung Sin Tong Il (Meditation)

  • For the purpose of concentration practice in order to focus precision and power; visualize goals & listen to one’s conscience for internalizing important truths and moral standards.

Ho Sin Sool (Self-Defense)

  • The study of how to use an attacker’s strength or skill & weapons against him or her.

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