Grading Requirements

  

 

Belt Rankings and Requirements

Belt Grade Ranking Levels Grades Belt Test Requirements  Rev. 28-Mar-2019


Yellow stripe ( jr students  )

1. Chung Bong 1


Yellow

1. Chung Bong 1

2. One Steps 1-6

3. Sparring


Orange

1. Chung Bong 1

2. Chung Bong 2

3. One Steps 1-6

4. Sparring

5.  Write out the 5 principles of Song Moo Kwan (back of application form)


Green

1. Chung Bong 1

2. Chung Bong 2

3. One Steps 1-6 & 1-4 

4. Sparring

5.  Essay 250 words (1st SMK principle)


Blue

1. Chung Bong 1,2

2. Chung Bong 3

3. One Steps  1-6 & 1-4 

4. Sparring

5. Essay 250 words (2nd SMK principle)


Purple

1. Chung Bong 1,2

2. Chung Bong 3

3. One Steps 1-10 

4. Kicking Series (green belt series)

5. Sparring 

6. Essay 250 words (3rd SMK principle)


Red

1. Chung Bong 1,2,3  

2. Chung Bong 4

3. One Steps 1-6 & 1-4 

4. Sparring

5. Essay 250 words each  (4th & 5th  SMK principles)

6.  Complete  a brief statement for each tenant as listed on the application form


Brown 2nd

1. Chung Bong 1,2,3 

2. Chung Bong 4

3. One Steps 1-6 & 1-4  

4. Four creative self defense one steps, w/(1) controlled take down. One Steps should include demonstration of advanced kicks and self defense techniques.

6. Sparring

7.  Essay 500 words (The  origins and meanings  for Tenants of Tae Kwon Do - see back of application form) attach on separate form


Brown 1st

1. Chung Bong 1,2,3,4  

2. Chung Bong 5

3. One Steps 1-6 & 1-4   - (5 as requested  by panel) 

4. 2nd   Brown Kicking series

5. Sparring

6. Essay 700 words   (Song Moo Kwan )


Black 1st Degree

1. Chung Bong 1,2,3,4,5

2. Chung Bong 6

3. 1st   Brown Kicking series

4. Creative form   demonstration

5. Self Defense one  steps (3) from form

6. Sparring

7. Essay 1000 words   (Black Belt)


Black 2nd Degree

1. Chung Bong 1,2,3,4,5,6  

2. Chung Bong 7

3. Kumgang

4. Self Defense one steps (6)

5. Sparring


Black 3rd Degree

1. Chung Bong  6  &  7   plus one or two of testing panels choice

2. Chung Bong 8

3. Taebaek

4. Self Defense one   steps (10)

5. Board or Brick break demonstration

5. Sparring

Rev. 19-April-2019

Belt Rankings and Requirements Belt Grade Ranking Levels