Progressing to the Next Belt Color

Highred (1st gup) => Black (1st dan(degree))

Your test for black belt started when you first entered the dojang. If attention has been payed, there will be nothing asked of you that you cannot answer. You must be ready to perform any random techniques from all previous training sheets. The following is a general guideline of what may be asked of you.


Choong-Moo was the given name to the great Admiral Yi Sun-Sin of the Yi Dynasty. He was reputed to have invented the first armored battleship (kobukson) which was the precursor to the present day submarine in 1592 AD. The reason why this pattern ends up with a left hand attack is to symbolize his regrettable death having no chance to show his unrestrained potentiality checked by the forced reservation of his loyalty to the king. (30 movements)
Definition of Rank: Black
Opposite of white, therefore signifying maturity and proficiency in Taekwon-Do. It also indicates the wearer's imperviousness to darkness and fear.



All previous patterns and kibons
At this point all forms should be practiced and performed without hesitations and with extreme power

Self Defense