Ch'ang Hon Taekwon-Do

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Testing requirements for promotion to 9th Geup High White Belt:

 

A demonstration of basic physical proficiency and understanding of the two pattern exercises,
Four-Direction-Punch and Four-Direction-Block.

 

A demonstration of basic physical proficiency and understanding of Basic Three-Step-Sparring without a partner.

 

A demonstration of basic physical proficiency and understanding of the following kicks with both the left and right leg;

Front Rising Kick (rear leg from a Walking Stance)          

Front Kick (lead leg from a Walking Stance)          

Front Kick (rear leg from a Walking Stance)          

Front Kick (lead leg in a stepping motion from a Walking Stance)

Side Piercing Kick (to the side from a Sitting Stance)

 

A demonstration of basic physical proficiency and understanding of the following techniques;

How to tie the Taekwon-Do uniform belt

Attention Stance (Cha-ryeot Seo-gi)

Parallel Stance (Na-ran-hi Seo-gi)

Parallel Ready Stance (Na-ran-hi Jun-bi Seo-gi)

Walking Stance (Geon-neun Seo-gi)

Walking Ready Stance (Geon-neun Jun-bi Seo-gi)

Sitting Stance (An-neun Seo-gi)

Sitting Ready Stance (An-neun Jun-bi Seo-gi)

The Bowing Posture (Gyeong-nye Ja-se)

Sitting Stance Front Punch with a Forefist

Walking Stance middle Front Punch with the Forefist (obverse)

Walking Stance low Block with the Outer Forearm (obverse - outward)

Walking Stance low Block with the Knifehand (obverse - outward)

Walking Stance middle Side Front Block with the Inner Forearm (obverse  - outward)

 

A demonstration of basic physical proficiency and understanding of the following Ho-Sin-Sul (Self Defense) techniques on both your left and right side; 

A basic understanding of middle section pressure points

At least two releases from a single straight grab to the wrist

At least two releases from a single cross grab to the wrist

At least two releases from a double-handed grab to both wrists

Break Falls on both the right and left sides from a position laying on the back

Forward Somersault from a kneeling position  

 

 There are no breaking requirements for 9th Geup High White Belt, however, the Test Board may allow the testing candidates to demonstrate a foot break on 1" pine boards.  Breaks will be selected by the testing candidate and/or specified by the test board.

 

Passing a Written Test on the 9th Geup Knowledge Requirements within two weeks of testing covering;

The pattern exercise diagram, and number of movements for the pattern exercise 4-Direction Punch

The pattern exercise diagram, and number of movements for the pattern exercise 4-Direction Block

The meaning of the color of White Belt

The Colored Belt Ranking System in Taekwon-Do

Counting from one to ten in Korean

The characteristics of an Attention Stance (Cha-ryeot Seo-gi)

The characteristics of the Bowing Posture (Gyeong-nye Ja-se)

The country in which Taekwon-Do originated 

The name and rank of your Instructor 

 

Training expectations for the Chang Hon Kwan Taekwon-Do class are as follows:

Active workouts in approximately 8 classes at a 9th geup High White Belt level;

Active workouts in approximately 3 classes in the two weeks just prior to the next testing; and

Students work out on their own outside of class on an average of two hours/week during this time.

 

Although Tournament competition is not required at this level, it is recommended that you attend a tournament to observe the various levels of competition.  This will prepare you for participation in future tournaments as part of the requirements for more senior rank promotions.

 

Rank Promotion Testing

The actual requirements AT testing for 9th Geup will consist of a physical test and an oral examination.  The physical test will consist of a demonstration of the pattern exercises Four-Direction-Punch and Four-Direction-Block, as well as random elements of Taekwon-Do selected by the test board.  These random elements will be selected to include requirements learned at this level (listed above).  The oral examination will consist of random questions covering required knowledge learned at this belt rank. 

 

 

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