Represents the sun that is the source of all energy. The student is preparing for his/her black belt by refining his/her skills to the smallest details. Total awareness, speed, power, accuracy, endurance and knowledge will be the determining factor on whether the student will earn his/her black belt.
Spirit of Taekwondo
|Leadership is to show the way by setting a proper example.|
- I am willing to help others.
- I am a good role model to others.
- I coach my junior belts at tournaments.
- I helped my brother learn to tie his shoe.
- I try to see opportunity instead of obstacles.
- I leak the warm-up exercises with enthusiasm.
- I praise and compliment others for doing a good job.
- I volunteered to help clean up the park near my home.
- I try to include everyone when I am in charge of a group.
- I went up to the new kid at school and introduced myself.
Make your own examples of how you show leadership.
Taegeuk 8 Pal Jang 태극 8 장 [taegeug pal jang] – Earth
Poomsae represents earth, the root and settlement and also the beginning and the end.
Sr.Red Belt will learn all motions.
|0||Ready Stance: Gather your spirit and power in a short time|
|1||Back Stance Outside Supporting Middle Block|
|2||Long Stance Punch pulling blocking hand to the waist to punch|
|3||Double Front Kick w/Kihap after kicking land one step forward → Long Stance Middle Block → Double Punch|
|4||Long Stance Punch|
|5||Long Stance Parallel Feet Single Mountain Block|
|6||change long stance direction by moving rear left foot Long Stance Pull & Jaw Strike starts at upper ribs slowly with strength for 8 seconds|
|7||Left Font Cross Stance → Long Stance Parallel Feet Single Mountain Block|
|8||change long stance direction by moving rear right foot Long Stance Pull & Jaw Strike starts at upper ribs slowly with strength for 8 seconds|
|9||Back Stance Hand Knife Supporting Block|
|10||Long Stance Punch|
|11||Front Kick → Tiger Stance Palm Block|
|12||Tiger Stance Hand Knife Supporting Block|
|13||Left Front Kick placing hands in front of the chest → Long Stance Punch|
|14||Tiger Stance Palm Block|
|15||Tiger Stance Hand Knife Supporting Block|
|16||Right Front Kick placing hands in front of the chest → Long Stance Punch|
|17||Tiger Stance Palm Block|
|18||Back Stance Supporting Low Block|
|19||Front Kick keep bending knee after kicking → Jumping Front Kick w/Kihap → Long Stance Middle Block → Double Punch|
|20||Back Stance One Hand Knife Block|
|21||Long Stance Elbow Strike|
|22||Back Fist Strike|
|24||Back Stance One Hand Knife Block|
|25||Long Stance Elbow Strike|
|26||Back Fist Strike|
Double Front Kick chest level for fake / low kick & high level for accuracy.
Single Mountain Block Outside Face Block which wrist is located on the line of philtrum and Low Block.
Pull & Jaw Strike Pulling-hand ends in the height of the shoulder. Isometric motion for 8 seconds, do not hit fast at the end.
Front Cross Stance step with the ball of the front foot.
Front Kick → Tiger Stance Palm Block Retrieving to the original position, consecutively the left foot pushed a step backward, at the same time drawing the right foot.
|Consecutive Basic Kicks|
|0||Kicking Stance: Gather your spirit and power in a short time|
|1||Front (Snap) Kick 앞차기 [apchagi]|
|2||Axe Kick 내려차기 [naelyeochagi]|
|3||Jumping Front Kick 뛰어 앞차기 [ttwieo apchagi]|
|4||Roundhouse Kick 돌려차기 [dollyeochagi]|
|5||Shuffle Back → Roundhouse Kick 돌려차기 [dollyeochagi]|
|6||Skipping Roundhouse Kick 빠른발 돌려차기 [ppaleunbal dollyeochagi]|
|7||Double Roundhouse Kick 나래차기 [nalaechagi]|
|8||Side Kick 옆차기 [yeopchagi]|
|9||Tornado Kick 돌개차기 [dolgaechagi]|
|10||Back Kick 뒤차기 [dwichagi]|
|11||Jump Spinning Wheel Kick 뛰어 뒤후려차기 [ttwieo dwihulyeochagi]|
|12||Hand Spear Thrust 편손끝 찌르기 [pyeonsonkkeut jjileugi]|
|Color Belts (~11 yr)||3 valid points of kicking or punching|
|Color Belts (12 yr ~)||3 valid points of kicking or punching
1 valid point of kicking to head
|Jr.Black Belt #2||10 valid points of kicking or punching
Sparring with 2 or more opponents
|Black Belts||3 valid points of kicking or punching
1 valid point of kicking to head