Ch'ang Hon Taekwon-Do

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Testing requirements for promotion to 6th Geup Green Belt:

 

A demonstration of basic physical proficiency and understanding of the pattern Do-San, 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 of basic physical proficiency and understanding of both the Advanced Three-Step-Sparring and Two-Way Three-Step-Sparring formats, as well as a demonstration that the knowledge and physical proficiency of all step-sparring formats learned at previous belt ranks has been maintained.

 

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

Turning Kick (lead leg, rear leg, lead leg in a stepping motion)

Hook Kick (lead leg, lead leg in a stepping motion - offensive)

High Kick

Side Thrusting Kick

Side Pushing Kick (in a stepping motion)

Skip Turning Kick

Skip Side Turning Kick

Flying Side Front Kick

Two Combination Kicks (different kicks - different targets or directions)

as well as a demonstration that the knowledge and physical proficiency of all kicks learned at previous belt ranks has been maintained.

 

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

Sitting Stance middle Side Strike with the Knifehand (outward)

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

Walking Stance middle Front Thrust with the Straight Fingertip (obverse)

Walking Stance high Side Strike with the Backfist (obverse - outward)

Walking Stance high Wedging Block with the Outer Forearm

Release from a Wrist Grab to a Walking Stance middle Front Thrust with the Straight Fingertip (obverse)

Fast Motion from a Walking Stance - middle Front Punch with the Forefist (obverse), and a middle Front Punch with the Forefist (reverse) 

 

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

At least two joint locks from a single straight grab to the wrist

At least two joint locks from a single cross grab to the wrist

At least two joint locks from a double grab to the wrists

At least two joint locks from a double-handed choke from the front

At least two joint locks from a double-handed grab to the lapels

Shoulder rolls to the right and left sides from a standing position - coming up in a kneeling position

Shoulder rolls to the right and left sides from a standing position - landing with a break fall

Falling to the front from a standing position, kneeling down on both knees, then proceed immediately - landing with a break fall

Falling backward to the right and left sides from a standing position - landing with a break fall

Falling to the back from a standing position - landing with a break fall

as well as a demonstration that the knowledge and physical proficiency of all Ho-Sin-Sul techniques learned at previous belt ranks has been maintained.

 

A demonstration of basic physical proficiency and understanding of both power and technique breaks on 1" pine boards.  These will include several specific hand and foot technique breaking requirements for 6th Geup Low Green Belt, as well as some from previous rank level breaking requirements.  Breaks will be selected by the testing candidate and/or specified by the test board.

 

Passing the 6th Geup Written Test within two weeks of testing.  This test will cover the required knowledge learned at all previous belt ranks as well as the following 6th Geup knowledge requirements;

The meaning of the color of Green Belt

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

The nine reasons for practicing Courtesy

The opening and closing ceremony for a Taekwon-Do class

The characteristics of a Walking Ready Stance (Geon-neun Jun-bi Seo-gi)

The characteristics of an L-Ready Stance (Ni-eun-ja Jun-bi Seo-gi)

 

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

 

Active workouts in approximately 7-8 classes/month for at least 12 weeks at a 7th Geup High Yellow Belt level;

Active workouts in approximately 7 classes in the three weeks just prior to the next testing; and

Students work out on their own outside of class on an average of three-and-a-half hours/week during this time.

 

Although Tournament sparring competition is optional during this testing cycle, it is recommended that you compete in both Patterns and Sparring in one tournament at this level.

 

Rank Promotion Testing

The actual requirements AT testing for 6th Geup Low Green Belt will consist of a physical test and an oral examination.  The physical test will consist of a demonstration of the pattern Do-San, 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), as well as some elements from previous belt rank testings.  The oral examination will consist of random questions covering required knowledge learned at this and all previous belt ranks. 

 

 

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