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WMAA Student Handbook

Minimum Requirements for 3rd Kup - Red Belt

1. Basic Hand and Foot Techniques

  • Riding horse stance: Face block/middle body punch, knife hand face block/knife hand strike
  • Kicking techniques from sparring stance: Spin heel kick, front snap kick/roundhouse kick
  • Combination techniques: Double knife hand block/fingertip strike

2. Combination Kicking Techniques

  • Side kick/Spin side kick
  • Roundhouse kick/Spin heel kick

3. Form - Tae Geuk Sa Jang

4. One-Step Sparring- #13 & #14

  • #13 - With LF, outside to inside crescent kick (knocking punch away), then jump spin heel with RF.
  • #14- LF steps forward to outside of attacker's foot, (at same time) LH palm down block to punch and reverse knife hand to opponent's neck, then with RF stepping forward (to the outside of attacker's RF) knife hand chop to back of neck.

5. Self-Defense - #13 & #14

  • #13 - Both hands grabbing wrists - RH coming under attacker's RH and grabbing thumb, turning counterclockwise, pulling towards you.
  • #14 - Shake hands - turning attacker's RH counterclockwise and your body 180 degrees to the left, LH assisting and pushing down on attacker's RH.

6. Sparring Good control

7. Breaking Technique- Spin side kick

8. General Knowledge

Student Creed

  • To building ourselves physically and mentally.
  • To build friendship with one another and to be a strong group.
  • Never fight to achieve selfish means but to develop might for right.

Tae Kwon Do Oath

  • I shall observe the tenets of Tae Kwon Do.
  • I shall respect the instructors and all seniors.
  • I shall never misuse Tae Kwon Do.
  • I shall build a more peaceful world.


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