TKD Wellness

Red High Belt (Deputy Black) Meaning
Deputy black belt represents the twilight of fall’s sun and the completeness of harvest.

New Poomsae: Taegeuk 8 (Taegeuk Pal Jang). 24 Movements.

Promotion Test Requirements

Essay: Student must write 1000 word essay about what it means to them to become a black belt.


  • Name and meaning of poomsae: Taegeuk 8 (Taegeuk Pal Jang)
  • All previous terminology


  • Student must have 20 teaching hours.

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 to a C.

Must execute and demonstrate understanding of the following techniques:

  • Stances:
    • All previous stance
  • Hand Techniques:
    • All previous stance
  • Foot Techniques:
    • All previous foot techniques
  • Poomsae:
    • Taegeuk 8 (Taegeuk Pal Jang)
    • All previous forms.
  • Self Defense & One Step:
    • 10 Self One Step Sparring Techniques
    • 10 Self Defense Techniques
  • Board Breaks:
    • Double round kick
    • Spinning round kick
    • Instructor’s choice
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