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WMAA Student Handbook

Minimum Requirements for 2nd Kup Red First

1. Basic Hand and Foot Techniques

  • Riding horse stance: X-block low/double forearm block middle, double palm
  • Kicking techniques from sparring stance: Tornado kick/jump spin side
  • Combination techniques: Scissors block/jump back fist, Knife hand strike/elbow strike

2. Combination Kicking Techniques

  • Out-in crescent kick/tornado kick
  • Roundhouse kick/jump spin side kick

3. Form - Tae Geuk O Jang

4. One-Step Sparring- #15 & #16

  • #15 - When attacker punches, drop to floor with both hands and L knee on floor, with RF roundhouse kick to stomach, and sweep with RF and punch to face.
  • #16 - With RF, step to outside of attacker's RF: RH outside to inside block to punch: with RH backfist to face turning body backwards, with LH straight knife hand strike to neck and backfist with same hand.

5. Self-Defense - #15 & #16

  • #15 - Both hands grabbing R arm - LH palm coming over attacker's hand grabbing, turning clockwise, with 4 fingers pushing down on attacker's R forearm, RF stepping back.
  • #16 - Belt grab ~ both hands coming together under attacker's RH, turning clockwise, pushing on upper arm, LH grabbing hair.

6. Sparring Good control

7. Breaking Technique- Sliding hook kick

8. General Knowledge

  • Bring out the positive qualities that have always been part of you! Visualize your goals as you practice the art of Tae Kwon Do.


"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step."


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