Cho Dan Bo

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Grading Requirements –Cho Dan Bo (probationary black belt)

Score required – 82%

1) 55 Push-ups & 55 Sit-ups

2) Kicking techniques:
a) Roundhouse, jump turning roundhouse, spinning heel kick (moving forward with each kick).
b) Jumping axe kick, fake roundhouse jump turning side kick (done as one kick), spinning heel kick
c) Inside crescent kick, jump turning inside crescent kick, turning outside crescent kick

3) Self-defence:
a) Random holds – partner may put on any hold in any order; defender must break out.
b) Knife defence – Attacker moving in with stabbing motion, use preferred defence, use opponent’s strength to put off balance, finish with strike or arm lock

4) 1 step self-developed sparring:

Against a partner in ready stance,partner attacks throwing punches at random: defender blocks punches and moves in with take-down

5) Poomse: Taeguk 1 to 8, Koryo 1 (watch on YouTube) and a self-developed pattern

6) Board breaking:
1 board, instructor nominates which kick
(Seniors only – one punch)

7) Free sparring – Tournament,street style and against two opponents

8) Terminology: Kicks, Punches, Strikes, Stances, Club Oath