Yellow Belt – Exam Syllabus, Progress Chart & Terminology

 Technique
120 press ups and count to 10 in Korean

☐ I can easily perform 30 press ups easily and correctly
☐ I can count to 10 in Korean

2Pull back in to long stance Outer Crescent kick + double lower block in long stance. 10 x left & right leg

☐ I know what is meant by crescent kick
☐ I know what is meant by inner crescent kick
☐ I know what is meant by outer crescent kick
☐ I can perform inner crescent kick correctly
☐ I can perform outer crescent kick correctly
☐ I can perform outer crescent kick landing in long stance with a lower double block.

3Horse riding stance, Double middle section punching 10 x (Counting out loud)

☐I know what is meant by double middle section punch
☐I can perform double middle section punch in horse riding stance
☐I can perform double middle section punch with accuracy and power
☐I can perform double middle section punch in horse riding stance to the standard required

4Perform Front kick land in long stance + double punch + double lower block

☐ I can perform front kick easily
☐ I can execute a front kick to face level from long stance
☐ I can execute front kick to face level, land forward in long stance and deliver consecutive punches to mid section
☐ I can execute front kick to face level, land forward in long stance and deliver consecutive punches to mid section followed by a double lower block
☐ I can execute front kick to face level, land forward in long stance and deliver consecutive punches to mid section followed by a double lower block

5Moving backwards in long stance + outer forearm block

☐ I know what is meant by outer forearm block
☐ I can perform an outer forearm block
☐ I can perform an outer forearm block whilst moving back in long stance
☐ I can perform an outer forearm block whilst moving back in long stance to the required standard

6Moving forward into long stance + outer forearm block + reverse punch

☐ I can move forward into long stance and perform outer forearm block
☐ I can move forward into long stance and perform outer forearm block followed by reverse punch to midsection
☐ I can move forward into long stance and perform outer forearm block followed by a reverse punch to midsection to the required standard

74 direction techniques: Pull back into back stance, outer block / move forward back stance front back fist) – apply with different hands
(Not Required for 9 years old and below)

☐ I know what is meant by back stance
☐ I know what is meant by front back fist
☐ I can pull back into back stance from chunbi stance
☐ I can pull back into back stance and execute outer forearm block
☐ I can move forward into back stance
☐ I can execute front back fist
☐ I can move forward into back stance and execute front back fist
☐ I can move back and forward in back stance easily
☐ I can perform 4 direction techniques, moving back in defence or moving forward to attack as required

81 step kicking exercise – basic ( front kick, turning kick, pushing kick, chopping kick)

☐ I can perform front kick with technical correctness, accuracy, control, and power with either leg
☐ I can perform turning kick with technical correctness, accuracy, control, and power with either leg
☐ I can perform push kick with technical correctness, accuracy, control, and power with either leg
☐ I can perform chopping kick with technical correctness, accuracy, control, and power with either leg
☐ I can demonstrate all four kicks consecutively to the required standard as part of the one step kicking exercise.

9Taeguk 2 ( Ye jang, joyfulness, 18 moves, TAE) – Required for Mock Exam and will not be tested in the final exam

☐ 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".

11Yellow Belt - Korean Terminology.
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