Yellow Belt Meaning
Yellow belt represents the warmth of the winter’s sun that melts the winter’s snow and allows the seed to germinate. This is the birth of conscious and purposeful action.

New Poomsae: Taegeuk 1 (Taegeuk IL Jang). 18 Movements.

Promotion Test Requirements

Terminology:

  • Name and meaning of poomsae: Taegeuk 1 (Taegeuk Il Jang)
  • Name of instructor: Sa bum nim
  • Black belt grade: Dan
  • Color belt grade: Kup
  • Front stance: Ahp Kubi
  • Round Kick: Dollyo Chah Gi
  • Side Kick: Yeop Chah Gi
  • Student must be able to name and define 1 of 5 Tae Kwon Do tenets.
  • Numbers 1-20
    • 11.Yeol Hana
    • 12.Yeol Tul
    • 13.Yeol Set
    • 14.Yeol Net
    • 15.Yeol Tasot
    • 16.Yeol Yosot
    • 17.Yeol Ilgob
    • 18.Yeol Yudol
    • 19.Yeol Ahop
    • 20.SeuMool

Education: Students must provide a recent copy of their school report card with grades C or higher. Students with grades D or F in their report card will be allowed to take promotion test but will not receive new belt/rank until grades have improved to at least a C.

Must execute and demonstrate understanding of the following techniques:

  • Stances:
    • Front stance (Ahp Kubi)
  • Hand Techniques:
    • Palm strike
    • Inside block (Mohm Tohng (Ahn) Mahk Ki)
  • Foot Techniques:
    • Round kick (Dollyo Chah Gi)
    • Side kick (Yeop Chah Gi)
  • Poomsae:
    • Taegeuk 1 (Taegeuk IL Jang)
  • Self Defense & One Step:
    • 2 Self One Step Sparring Techniques
    • 2 Self Defense Techniques
  • Board Breaks:
    • Palm strike
    • Side kick