Green Stripe – Exam Syllabus, Progress Chart & Terminology

 Technique
1Pull back in long stance + double lower block. Perform inner crescent. 10 x left/right leg

☐ I already know how to pull back into long and perform double low section block
☐ I know the mechanics of inner crescent kick
☐ I can perform the inner crescent kick to a good standard
☐ I can perform the inner crescent kick with either leg to a good standard


2Moving forward in long stance + lower block followed by high section block (using same hand)

☐ I can move forward in long stance
☐ I can perform lower block whilst moving forward in long stance
☐ I know how to perform high section block
☐ I can perform lower block whilst moving forward in long stance and follow it up with high block with the same hand


3Moving backwards in long stance + high section block followed by lower block (using same hand)

☐ I can comfortably move back in long stance
☐ I can perform high section block after moving back in long stance
☐ I can perform low block after moving back in long stance and performing high section block


4Kicking Combinations – Intermediate (kicks: front, turning, pushing, chopping, side and back)

Random set of kicks will be chosen on the day such as: front Kick & front kick, turning kick & turning kick, front kick & turning kick, pushing kick & pushing kick, side kick & side kick, turning kick & back kick, etc..…a few examples below.


☐ I can perform front kick to the required standard
☐ I can perform turning kick to the required standard
☐ I can perform pushing kick to the required standard
☐ I can perform chopping kick to the required standard
☐ I can perform side kick to the required standard
☐ I can perform back kick to the required standard
☐ I can perform these kicks in a combination

Front Kick + Front Kick Combination



Turning Kick + Turning Kick Combination



Front Kick + Turning Kick Combination



Pushing Kick + Pushing Kick Combination



Side Kick + Side Kick Combination



Turning Kick + Back Kick Combination



Chopping Kick + Chopping Kick

54 direction techniques: in back stance outer block/outer knife hand strike (apply with different hands)

☐ I know what is meant by back stance
☐ I can perform back stance
☐ I can move forward and back in back stance
☐ I can perform outer block
☐ I can perform outer block with either hand
☐ I can perform outer knife hand block with either hand
☐ I can perform outer block in back stance
☐ I can perform outer knife hand block in back stance
☐ I can easily perform outer block whilst moving back in back stance and perform knife hand block whilst moving forward in back stance

64 direction techniques: in back stance outer block/back stance side back fist (apply with different hands)

☐ I can execute side back fist with either hand
☐ I can easily execute lower block as I move back into back stance and execute side back fist as I move forward in back stance.

71 step kicking exercise – intermediate (kicks: front, turning, pushing, chopping, side and back)

☐ I can perform front kick to the required standard
☐ I can perform turning kick to the required standard
☐ I can perform pushing kick to the required standard
☐ I can perform chopping kick to the required standard
☐ I can perform side kick to the required standard
☐ I can perform back kick to the required standard
☐ I can perform each of these kicks consecutively as required.



8Taeguk 3 – Sam Jang – Mock exam (20 moves) – Required for Mock Exam and will not be tested in the final exam

☐ I know all of 20 moves of Taeguk 3 (Sam jang)
☐ I can perform Sah jang
☐ I can perform Sah jang to the required standard or better

9Taeguk 2 ( Ye jang, joyfulness, 18 moves, TAE)

☐ I know how to punch to midsection whilst moving forward into long stance
☐ I know all 18 moves and can perform them sequentially to the standard required


10Taegeuk 1 (Il jang, Heaven and Light, 18 moves, KEON)

Taegeuk Il Jang "represents the symbol of 'Keon', one of the 8 Kwaes (divination signs), which means the 'heaven and yang'. As the 'Keon' symbolizes the beginning of the creation of all things in the universe, so does the Taegeuk 1 Jang in the training of Taekwondo".

11Green Stripe - Korean Terminology.
Click here for the Terminology Sheet