Black Belt is a white belt who never give up.
Represents purity and infancy in martial arts. The student is humble and pure in mind. He is like a blank sheet of paper waiting to be filled through the master’s teachings.
Spirit of Taekwondo
|Q: What is the purpose of Kihap(yelling) in Taekwondo?|
A: To develop spiritual strength with concentration, power and confidence, sir.
The Kihap comes from the “Dahn Jeun” which is the lower part of the stomach, the center of the belt.
Preliminary hand motions for Color Belt Poomsae
|10 Basic Hand Motions|
|0.||Ready Stance 준비 [junbi] Gather your spirit and power in a short time|
|1.||Left Low Block|
|2.||Right Low Block|
|3.||Left Middle Block|
|4.||Right Middle Block|
|5.||Left High Block|
|6.||Right High Block|
|7.||Left Hand Knife Neck Strike|
|8.||Right Hand Knife Neck Strike|
|9.||Left Punch + Kihap|
|10.||Left Punch + Kihap
Double Punch + “Tae – Kwon”
Triple Punch + “Tae – Kwon – Do” in Horse Riding Stance
|Blocking part is four fingers’ width on the wrist.Horse Riding Stance is the stance where both feet are parallel, both legs slightly bent with the width of two-one foot between them. When looking down at the knees of both legs which are bent, they should be on the same line with the ends of feet. The trunk and both knees and shins should be upright. The trunk, knees and shins are in the upright position.|
|White Belt||Axe Kick 내려차기 [naelyeochagi]|
*Parents need to hold a board for Axe Kick at the first promotion testing.
|1.||Slide Up (Shuffle-up)||Front Kick + Axe Kick|
|2.||Slide Back (Shuffle-back)|
|4.||Step in (Walk-in)|
|5.||Step Back (Walk-back)|
All kicks should perform in kicking stance with Kihap.