Red Belt Requirements

Blocks & Strikes Combo

  • Cat Stance
  • Scissors Block
  • Inside Palm Block
  • Double Outside Block
  • Cross Block (X Block)

Kicking Combinations

  • Continuous Hook Kick & Round Kick
  • Jump Spinning Hook Kick


  • Front
  • Side
  • Back

Forms (Poomsae)

  • All Previous & Taegeuk Chil Jang


  • 1-5


  • 3 Rounds – 3 Minute – 1 Minute Rest


  • Tornado Kick
  • Elbow Strike

Red Belt Study Guide


What is the significance of the red belt?

  • It signifies danger, cautioning the student to exercise control; the student must dedicate more time to his/her practice preparing for the next level


What is the meaning of Taeguek Chil Jang?

  •  It symbolizes the Mountain, meaning ponderosity & firmness



Poomse (Pattern or Form)

  • A choreographed demonstration of the various kicks, blocks and hand techniques of Tae Kown Do which a student utilizes with an imaginary opponent or opponents

Kyuk pa gi (Breaking)

  • Done to practice and illustrate the formidable power, precision and great mental concentration of the Tae Kwon Do practitioner

Ho Sin Sool (Self Defense)

  • The study of how to use an attacker’s strength or skill & weapons against him or her

Gyuroogi (Sparring or Fighting)

  • A practical application of various forms against an actual opponent

Jung Sin Tong Il (Meditation)

  • For the purpose of concentration practice in order to focus precision and power; visualize goals & listen to one’s conscience for internalizing important truths and moral standards