Ch'ang Hon Taekwon-Do

Information for Beginners Information for Beginners

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Below is the knowledge required for testing for a 2nd Dan Black Belt:

 

The pattern history, pattern diagram, and number of movements for the pattern Gwang-Gae

The pattern history, pattern diagram, and number of movements for the pattern Gye-Baek 

The pattern history, pattern diagram, and number of movements for the pattern Po-Eun  



The two types of umpires for Taekwon-Do;
     

Class A – for judging at International Competitions
     

Class B – for Judging at National Competitions
 


The six (6) types of sparring;

1    Prearranged sparring

2    Semi-free sparring

3    Free sparring

4    Foot technique sparring

5    Model sparring

6
       
Prearranged free sparring 


The nine (9) parts, or guidelines, of the Philosophy of Taekwon-Do;

1
       
Be willing to go where the going may be tough and do the things that are worth doing even though they are difficult.

2
       
Be gentle to the weak and tough to the strong.

3
       
Be content with what you have in money and position but never in skills.

4
       
Always finish what you begin, be it large or small.

5    Be a willing teacher to anyone regardless of religion, race, or ideology.

6    Never yield to repression or threat in the pursuit of a noble cause.

7    Teach attitude and skill with action rather than words.

8    Always be yourself even though your circumstances may change.

9
       
Be the eternal teacher who teaches with the body when young, with words when old, and by moral precept even after death. 


The characteristics of a
Parallel Stance with a Heaven Hand (na-ran-hi seo ha-neul-son)
  

The characteristics of a
One-Leg Stance (
Oe-bal Seo-gi)

The characteristics of a Couched Stance (O-geu-ryeo Seo-gi)