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WMAA Student Handbook

Minimum Requirements for 6th Kup Green First

1 Basic Hand and Foot Techniques

  • Riding horse stance: Double knife hand block/side to side, single knife hand strike (single, double, triple)
  • Kicking techniques from sparring stance: Sliding side kick, Turn roundhouse kick
  • Combination techniques: Down block/reverse punch, Front snap kick/middle punch

2. Combination Kicking Techniques

  • Roundhouse kick/Sliding side kick
  • Roundhouse kick/Tum roundhouse kick

3. Form - Tae Geuk il Jang

4. One-Step Sparring- #7 & #8

  • #7 - RF steps forward with LH knife hand block to punch, RM knife hand strike to neck, then with LH pulling forward, execute a RH punch to stomach, and RH knife hand strike to neck (palm down), to attacker's right side of neck.
  • #8 From Jhoon Bee position: RF side kick, say "Back Up" and spin side kick with LF.

5. Self-Defense - #7 & #8

  • #7 - Both hands grabbing chest area - LH pushing on pressure point at elbow joint, LF stepping forward, RF stepping behind attacker's RF, RH palm to chin.
  • #8 - Same side elbow area grab - RH palm coming up to attacker's hand and grabbing, turning clockwise, pulling attacker towards you.

6. Sparring Good control

7. Breaking Technique- Front snap kick

8. General Knowledge

  • "Poomse" (Forms) - Forms are a series of systematic movements which are necessary for defense and attack. Each belt level has its own form in Tae Kwon Do. By practicing the form, one begins to learn subtly of movement, grace, speed & power.
  • A serious student must realize that with time and effort you can achieve any goal. Remember along the journey to your goal that you may experience highs and lows. A true winner will never tire of learning.


"Patience is a virtue."


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