Tae Kwon-Do

Testing Requirements

These are the skills that one must learn at each belt level in order to advance to the next one. Demonstrate these skills at testing to earn your promotion.

White Belt

  • Form: Saju
  • Front Stance Hand Technique: Front Punch
  • Back Stance Hand Technique: Horse Stance Punch
  • Short Kicks: Front Kick Jab Punch/Side Kick Jab Punch
  • Basic Kicks: Front Kick x2
  • Advanced Kicks: Side Kick x2

Orange Belt

  • Form: Chun-Ji
  • Front Stance Hand Technique: Down Block
  • Back Stance Hand Technique: Inside Block and Side Punch
  • Short Kicks: Short Front Kick
  • Basic Kicks: Side Kick x2 Double Punch
  • Advanced Kicks: Front Kick Side Kick Double Punch

Yellow Belt

  • Form: Deg-Gun
  • Front Stance Hand Technique: High Block
  • Back Stance Hand Technique: Double Rising Blocks
  • Short Kicks: Short Side Kick
  • Basic Kicks: Side Kick Back Side Kick
  • Advanced Kicks: Back Side Kick x2

Green Belt

  • Form: Do-San
  • Front Stance Hand Technique: Front Block and Reverse Punch
  • Back Stance Hand Technique: Back Fist Attack
  • Short Kicks: Back Side Kick
  • Basic Kicks: Block Kick Front Kick Hammer Fist
  • Advanced Kicks: Front Kick Jump Front Kick Back Fist

Purple Belt

  • Form: Won-Hyo
  • Front Stance Hand Technique: 45° Scoop Block
  • Back Stance Hand Technique: Fighting Stance
  • Short Kicks: Short Turning Kick
  • Basic Kicks: Turning Kick x2 Knifehand Attack
  • Advanced Kicks: Turning Kick Step Turning Kick Knifehand Attack

Blue Belt

  • Form: Yul-Gok
  • Front Stance Hand Technique: Face Attack
  • Back Stance Hand Technique: Double Knife Rising Block
  • Short Kicks: L/H Short Side Kick
  • Basic Kicks: Side Kick Sliding Side Kick Elbow Attack
  • Advanced Kicks: Side Kick Jump Side Kick Elbow Attack

Brown Belt

  • Form: Chung-Gun
  • Front Stance Hand Technique: Double Chin Attack
  • Back Stance Hand Technique: Inside Knife Block
  • Short Kicks: Short Inside Axe Kick
  • Basic Kicks: Inside Axe Kick x2
  • Advanced Kicks: Inside Axe Kick Step Turning Kick

Red Belt

  • Form: Toi-Gye
  • Front Stance Hand Technique: LS X Block
  • Back Stance Hand Technique: LS Knifehand Guarding Block
  • Short Kicks: Short Hook Kick
  • Basic Kicks: Hook Kick x2
  • Advanced Kicks: Turning Kick Step Hook Kick
  • Break Boards: 1/2

Black Belt

  • Form: Hwa-Rang
  • Front Stance Hand Technique: LS Double Upset Punch and HS Chin Attack
  • Back Stance Hand Technique: Sliding Knifehand Attack
  • Basic Kicks: 3 Kick Combo
  • Advanced Kicks: Free-Sparring
  • Break Boards: 1/2

Black Belt I

  • Form: Chung-Mu
  • Front Stance Hand Technique: Double Throat Grab
  • Back Stance Hand Technique: Knifehand Ridgehand Attack
  • Basic Kicks: 3 Kick Combo
  • Advanced Kicks: Free-Sparring
  • Break Boards: 1/2

1st Degree Black Belt

  • Form: Kwang-Gae and Po-Eun
  • Front Stance Hand Technique: Self-Defense
  • Basic Kicks: 4 Kick Combo
  • Advanced Kicks: Free-Sparring
  • Break Boards: 2

2nd Degree Black Belt

  • Form: Gae-Baek and Ko-Deg
  • Front Stance Hand Technique: Self-Defense
  • Advanced Kicks: Free-Sparring
  • Break Boards: 3

3rd Degree Black Belt

  • Form: Yoo-Sin and Choi-Yong
  • Front Stance Hand Technique: Self-Defense
  • Advanced Kicks: Free-Sparring
  • Break Boards: 4

4th Degree Black Belt

  • Form: Chung-Jang and Eui-Am
  • Front Stance Hand Technique: Self-Defense
  • Advanced Kicks: Free-Sparring
  • Break Boards: 5

5th Degree Black Belt

  • Form: Se-Jong
  • Break Boards: 6

6th Degree Black Belt

  • Form: Tong-Il
  • Break Boards: 7