4th Pum and 4th Dan

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Grading Requirements – 4th Dan Black Belt


Score required – 70%

1) All Taeguek Poomse plus Koryo, Keumgang,Taeback & Pyongwon

2) Yaksok Kyorugi: 

  1. One step sparring
  2. Two step sparring
  3. Three step sparring

(minimum of 5 techniques per defence)

3) Kyorugi – Competition style

4) Hosinsul:

  1. Four different wrist techniques (own choice)
  2. Two different strangulation (using hands – own choice)
  3. Choke hold (using arm both sides)
  4. Full nelson
  5. Head lock (from front and rear)
  6. Eight self defense (own choice)
  7. Against knife four attacks
  8. Against short stick four attacks
  9. 2nd dan hosinsul techniques
  10. 3rd dan hosinsul techniques

 

5) Kyukpa – 

  1. 4 point board break utilising hand techniques (males only) – including turning strike
  2. 4 point board break utilising advanced kicking techniques – including spin kick

 

6) Theory:

  1. Terminology from poomsae
  2. Poomsae application
  3. General knowledge
  4. History of taekwondo
  5. Etiquette

 

7) Written:

  1. Explain the 5 tenets of taekwondo and how it affects you in your daily life. (min 2000 words)