Walking Stance Circular Block with the Inner Forearm (reverse)
L-Stance high Strike with the Knifehand (inward - obverse)
Fixed Stance middle Side Punch with the Forefist
Bending Ready Stance type A middle Guarding Block with the Outer Forearm
A demonstration of basic physical proficiency and understanding of the following Ho-Sin-Sul
(Self Defense) techniques on both your left and right side;
two Captures of a Side Front Kick
At least two Captures of a Side Piercing
At least two Captures of a Back Piercing Kick
Foot Sweeps against an L-Stance, a Walking Stance, and a Sitting Stance
At least two defenses against a forearm choke attack from the rear
At least two throws against a forefist punch attack from a Walking Stance
At least two throws against
a downward strike attack with the knifehand from a Walking Stance
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 5th Geup High 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 5th 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 5th Geup knowledge requirements;
The pattern history, pattern diagram, and
number of movements for the pattern Weon-Hyo
The eight examples of poor Integrity
Vocabulary of at least 24 Korean words used in a Taekwon-Do class
The characteristics of a Fixed Stance (Go-jeong Seo-gi)
The characteristics of a Close Stance (Mo-a Seo-gi)
The characteristics of a Close Ready Stance type A (Mo-a Jun-bi Seo-gi A)
The characteristics of a Bending Stance (Gu-bu-ryeo Seo-gi)
The characteristics of a Bending Ready Stance type A (Gu-bu-ryeo Jun-bi Seo-gi A)
Training expectations for the Chang Hon
Kwan Taekwon-Do class are as follows:
workouts in approximately 7-8 classes/month for at least 12 weeks at a 6th Geup Green Belt level;
Active workouts in approximately 7 classes in the three weeks just
prior to the next testing; and
out on their own outside of class on an average of four hours/week during this time.
Although Tournament sparring
competition is optional during this testing cycle, it is highly recommended that you compete in both Patterns
and Sparring in one tournament at this level.
in one hour of community service type activities during this testing cycle.
A 50 word report on how Taekwon-Do is benefiting you in your every day life, that does not include punching
The actual requirements AT
testing for 5th Geup High Green Belt will consist of a physical test and an oral examination. The physical test will consist of a
demonstration of the pattern Weon-Hyo, 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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