Ch'ang Hon Taekwon-Do

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Testing requirements for promotion to 6th Dan Black Belt:

 

A demonstration a basic physical proficiency and understanding of the patterns Seo-San and Se-Jong, as well as a demonstration that the knowledge and physical proficiency of all patterns, and pattern exercises, learned at previous belt ranks has been maintained.

 

A demonstration a basic physical proficiency and understanding of all step-sparring formats learned at previous belt ranks has been maintained.

 

A demonstration a basic physical proficiency and understanding of all kicks learned at previous belt ranks has been maintained.

 

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

Walking Stance middle Vertical Punch with the Forefist (reverse)

Walking Stance Pressing Block with the Palm (obverse)

 

There are no specific breaking requirements for promotion to 6th Dan Black Belt.  However, it is expected that the student will perform several breaks on 1" pine boards and/or concrete tiles including power and technique breaks.

 

A demonstration a basic physical proficiency and understanding of the Ho-Sin-Sul (Self Defense) techniques learned at previous belt ranks on both your left and right side.

 

Passing the 6th Dan Written Test.  This test will cover the required knowledge learned at all previous belt ranks as well as the following 6th Dan knowledge requirements;

      The pattern history, pattern diagram, and number of movements for the pattern Seo-San;

      The pattern history, pattern diagram, and number of movements for the pattern Se-Jong;

                  

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

Active workouts in approximately 7-8 classes/month for at least 60 months at a 5th Dan Black Belt level;

Active workouts in approximately 80 classes in the twelve months just prior to the next testing; and

Students are expected to workout on their own outside of class.

 

Students must be actively involved in teaching Taekwon-Do as a Chief Instructor, or an Assistant Instructor.

  

Rank Promotion Testing

Actual physical requirements AT testing for a 6th Dan Black Belt will consist of a demonstration of the patterns Seo-San and Se-Jong, as well as a Specialty Demonstration.  The components of a Specialty Demonstration are to be developed by the testing candidate.  These components should highlight and demonstrate their physical proficiency and understanding of one or more elements of the art of Taekwon-Do listed above including patterns, step-sparring, sparring, kicking, Ho-Sin-Sul, and/or breaking.

The actual physical requirements at testing will also consist of randomly selected elements of the art of Taekwon-Do listed above.  These random elements will be selected by the test board, and will include: a demonstration of some lower belt patterns; a demonstration of some step-sparring formats; a demonstration of some kicking techniques; a demonstration of some Ho-Sin-Sul, and/or a demonstration of breaking.

  

 

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