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LEEJON Taekwondo Belt Testing Requirements

Current Rank Gup (Poomse) Required
for Promotion
Techniques Required for Promotion Comments
White Belt

 
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16th Gup Children                Kibon 1                (1st 8 Move's min)   (Adults and Jrs.)  Taeguek IL Jang
  1. Basic Front Kick 
  2. Side Kick (from Basic Stances)
Student Must Be able to Tie Belt   

Student must meet minimum training days requirement

White/Yellow Belt

 
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15th Gup All Previous Forms         Children,                Kibon 1              (all movements)     (Adults and Jrs.) Taeguek IL Jang
  1. Basic Front Kick
  2. Side Kick
  3. Swing Kick
  4. Basic Back Kick                       (from Fighting stance) 
Students should start learning Student Creed     

Student must meet minimum training days requirement

Yellow Belt

 
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14th Gup

All Previous Forms            Children          Kibon 2               (all movements) (Adults and Jrs.) Taeguek Y Jang

  1. All Basic Kicks from Fighting Stance (in combination)

 

 All Students need to start thinking about purchasing sparring equipment    (Patches are encouraged)  Student must meet minimum training days requirement

Yellow/Orange Belt

 
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13th Gup

All Previous Forms         Children Kibon 3 (all movements)     (Adults and Jrs.). Taeguek Y Jang

  1. All Basic Kicks from Fighting Stance (in combination)
  2. Begin 4 Step Sparring Adults
  3. Student Creed 
Start Becoming Familiar with Korean Terminology                                  Student must meet minimum training days requirement 
Orange Belt

 
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12th Gup

All Previous Forms
Children     Taeguek IL Jang     (Adults and Jrs.) Taeguek Sam Jang

  1. Combination Kicks from Fighting Stance
  2.  4 Step Sparring Adults & Jrs
  3.  Children 2 step ( from 4step )
  4. Student Creed 
Children begin 2 step sparring the first 2 movements of 4 step                                All Student must own their own sparring equipment patches mandatory. Student must meet minimum training days requirement
Orange/Purple Belt

 
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11th Gup

All Previous Forms
Children      Taeguek IL Jang     (Adults and Jrs.)  Taeguek Sam Jang

  1. (All) Basic Combination Kicks from Fighting Stance
  2. (All) Sliding Front Kick
  3. (All) Sliding Swing Kick
  4. 4 Step Sparring (Adults & Jrs.)
  5. (All) Student Creed 
Student must meet minimum training days requirement
Purple Belt

 
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10th Gup

All Previous Forms
Children      Taeguek Y Jang               (Adults and Jrs.)  Taeguek Sa Jang

  1. (All) Sliding Side Kick 
  2. (Adults and Jrs.) Sliding Back Kick
  3. (All) 4 step Sparring
  4. (Adults and Jrs.) 3 step Sparring All
  5. Student Creed
Students must have Participated in at least 1 Tournament

Student must meet minimum training days requirement

Purple/Green Belt

 
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9th Gup

All Previous Forms
Children Taeguek Sam Jang           (Adults and Jrs.) Choo Moo 1

  1. (All) Sliding Combination Kicks
  2. (All) 4 Step Sparring
  3. Children Board Break
  4. (Adults and Jrs.) 3 Step Sparring
  5. (Adults and Jrs.) 1 Step Sparring
  6. (All) Student Creed
Student must meet minimum training days requirement
Green Belt

 
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8th Gup

All Previous Forms
Children           Choo Moo 1         (Adults and Jrs.) Taeguek Oh Jang

  1. (All) Jump Front 
  2. (All) Jump Swing Kicks
  3. (All) 4 Step Sparring
  4. (All) 3 Step Sparring
  5. Children Board Break
  6. (Adults and Jrs.)1 Step Sparring
  7. (All) Student Creed
Half Way Point to Black Belt. Students must have participated in 2 Tournaments.                              Student need to memorize Korean count from 1-10                                     Student must meet minimum training days requirement
Green/Blue Belt

 
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7th Gup

All Previous Forms
Children              Sa Jang             (Adults and Jrs.) Taeguek Oh Jang

  1. (All) Jump Side Kick
  2. (Adults & Jrs.) Jump Back Kick
  3. Children Board Break
  4. (All) 4 Step Sparring
  5. (All) 3 Step Sparring
  6. (All) 1 Step Sparring
  7. Student Creed
Student must meet minimum training days requirement
Blue Belt

 
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6th Gup

All Previous Forms
Children              Oh Jang                  (Adults and Jrs.) Choo Moo 2

  1. (Adults and Jrs.) Pop Front Kick
  2. (Adults and Jrs.) Pop Swing Kicks
  3. Children Jump Back Kick
  4. Children Board Break
  5. (All) 4 Step Sparring
  6. (All) Step Sparring
  7. (All) 1 Step Sparring
  8. (All) Student Creed
Student must meet minimum training days requirement
Blue/Brown Belt

 
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5th Gup

All Previous Forms
Children           Choo Moo 2         (Adults and Jrs.) Taeguek Yuk Jang

  1. (All) Pop Side Kick
  2. (All) Pop Back Kick
  3. (All) 4 Step Sparring
  4. (All) 3 Step Sparring
  5. (All) 1 Step Sparring
  6. (All) Student Creed
  7. Children Board Break
Students must have participated in 3 Tournaments

Student must meet minimum training days requirement

Brown Belt

 
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4th Gup

All Previous Forms
Children     Taeguek            Yuk Jang             (Adults and Jrs.) Taeguek Chil Jang

  1. (All) Pop Side Kick
  2. (All) Pop Back Kick
  3. (All) 4 Step Sparring
  4. (All) 3 Step Sparring
  5. (All) 1 Step Sparring
  6. (All) Student Creed
  7. Children Board Break
Student must meet minimum training days requirement
Brown/Red Belt

 
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3rd Gup

All Previous Forms
Children      Taeguek            Chil Jang         (Adults and Jrs.) Taeguek Chil Jang

  1. (All)  Kick
  2. (All) Crescent Kick
  3. (All) Hook Kick
  4. (All) 4 Step Sparring
  5. (All) 3 Step Sparring
  6. (All) 1 Step Sparring
  7. (All) Creed
Students must exhibit the ability to     12in x12in x 1in Break Boards for Red Belt Testing

Student must meet minimum training days requirement

Red Belt

 
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2nd Gup

All Previous Forms
Children      Taeguek            Chil Jang       (Adults and Jrs.) Taeguek Pal Jang & Choo moo 3

  1. (All)Advanced Combination Kicks
  2. (All) 4 Step Sparring
  3. (All) 3 Step Sparring
  4. (All) 1 Step Sparring
  5. (All) Student Creed
  6. (All) Review Korean Terminology
  7. (All) Board Break
Students must exhibit the ability to Break Boards for Red Belt Testing.( 2 boards Minimum)                                   Students must Begin to Demonstrate advanced 1 Step and 3 Step sparring. Begin Red Belt Conduct Code Mandatory Red Belt Training. Students must have completed participation in 4 tournaments. Student must be proficient in  Korean Terminology                  Student must meet minimum training days requirement
Red/Black Belt

 
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1st Gup

All Previous Forms  Red /Red 1 stripe Children Pal Jang
 

  1. Advanced Combination Kicks
  2. Review skill base
Students must exhibit the ability to Break Boards for Red Belt Testing.( 2 boards Minimum)    Students must Begin to Demonstrate advanced 1 Step and 3 Step sparring                               Student must meet minimum training days requirement                                      Note there can be up to 4 levels of rank for red belt. Students test approximately every 4 month depending on attendance and proficiency
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
           
   
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