Progressing to the Next Belt Color

White(10th gup) => Highwhite(9th gup)

Tenets of Taekwon-Do (all students must learn)

Defintions

American Flag

The 50 stars represent the 50 states. The 13 Stripes represent the 13 original colonies. Red Stands for "hardness and courage." White stands for "innocence and purity." Blue stands for "vigilance, justice, and perserverance."

Korean Words Used in Class

Kicks and Foot Techniques

  1. Front kick with the instep (top arch) of foot. Know foot posture for a front kick with the instep
  2. Turning (roundhouse) kick, also with top of foot (this is a front kick that is "turned" to strike the target at a right angle)
  3. Downward (axe) kick, which strikes with the back of the heel
  4. Hand techniques (in front stance, stepping)
  5. Front punch
  6. Low block
  7. Middle block