Yellow Belt Requirements

Blocks & Stance Combo

  • Back Stance with all previous Knife Hand Blocks


  • Axe Kick
  • Hop Step Front Kick
  • Hop Step Side Kick
  • Hop Step Round Kick

Sparring (Footwork)

  • Slide Forward / Slide Backward
  • Step Forward / Step Backward
  • Switch Step
  • Faking

Forms (Poomsae)

  • All Previous and Taegeuk Il Jang


  • 1-5


  • Tap Sparring (controlled contact)


  • Drop Kick

Yellow Belt Study Guide


What is the significance of the yellow belt?

  • The earth from which a plant sprouts and takes root as the foundation of Tae Kwon Do is being laid


What is the meaning of Taegeuk Il Jang

  • Its symbol represents the beginning of the creation of all things in the universe


  • Kick              |  Chagi
  • Punch           |  Chiru-gi
  • Forms           |  Poomsae
  • Strike            |  Chi-gi
  • Block        |  Mah-gi
  • Breaking   |  Kyuk-pa
  • Stance      |  Soh-gi
  • Bow to the Flag
    • Gooki Kyung Yeh
  • Bow to the Grand Master
    • Kwan Jang Nim Keh Kyung Nae
  • Bow to the Head Master
    • Chung Sah Nim Keh Kyung Nae
  • Bow to the Master
    • Sa Bum Nim Keh Kyung Nae
  • Bow to the Senior Teacher
    • Kyo Sah Nim Keh Kyung Nae
  • Bow to the Senior Student
    • Sun Bae Nim Ke Kyung Nae