Kwon’s Taekwondo – Severna Park, MD 

LITTLE TIGERS BELT PROGRESSION

The Meaning of The Belt Stripes

All Little Tigers Students MUST Receive All 6 Color Stripes to Apply for a Belt Promotion. 

When you get 6 color stripes: (Yellow, Blue, Red, Green, White, Black), you are ready for the Promotion Test.

Our Goal is Black Belt Excellence!

Requirement for Promotions

  1. Must have attended at least 8 classes. 

  2. Must be qualified according to the Instructors.

  3. Must have 6 color strips.

  4. Applications must be handed in one days before the testing.

  5. Tuition payments must be current.

Terminology for Little Tigers

NUMBERS

One                              Hana

Two                             Dool

Three                           Set

Four                             Net             

Five                              Da-sut

Six                                YeoSet

Seven                          Il-kop

Eight                            Yo-dol

Nine                             A-hop

Ten                              Yeol

Twenty                        Sumol

Thirty                           Sorun

Forty                            Mahun

Fifty                             Shween

Sixty                             Yesun

Seventy                       Ilheun

Eighty                          Yodun

Ninety                          Ahun

One Hundred             Baek

 

BASIC WORDS

Master                         Sa-bum-nim

Instructor                    Jo-kyo-nim

Taekwondo School   Do-jang

Flag                             Kuk-ki

Uniform                      Do-bok 

Belt                              Dee

 

 

COMMANDS

Attention                     Cha-ryut            

Bow                             Kyun-rea

Ready                          Jun-bi

Begin                           Si-jak

Return                         Ba-ro

 

FOR THE BEGINNINGOF CLASS

Thank you                  Kam-sa-ham-ni-da

Hello, How are you?  An-nyung-ha-se-yo

Good-bye                    An-nyung-hi-ga-se-yo

Bow to the flag          Kuk-ki-ae-dae-ha-yo-kyung-net

Bow to the Master    Sa-bum-nim-kae-kyung-net

 

BASIC STANCE

Walking stance          Ahp-so-gi

Long stance               Ahp-gup-i

Kicking stance           Bal-cha-gi-jun-bi

 

BASIC KICKS

Front kick                    Ahp-cha-gi

Roundhouse kick      Dool-ryo-cha-gi

Side kick                      Yop-cha-gi

Ax kick                         Naery-cha-gi

 

BASIC BLOCKS

Low block                   Ah-re-mak-gi

High block                  Eol-gul-mak-gi

In block                       Mom-tong-mak-gi

Out block                    Mom-tong-ba-kat-mak-gi

 

 

White Belt

 

Stances (Green Stripe)  

Attention stance (5 second don’t move), Legs Crossed, Down on one knee, Kicking stance  

Blocks

Low block, High block 

Strikes    

Punch (1,2,3)

Form (Yellow Stripe)    

Basic number one (1)

Kicking Techniques (Blue Stripe)    

Front kick 

Board Breaking (Red Stripe)    

Hammer fist 

Physical Fitness   

 5 push ups, 5 sit ups

Kicking Combination    

1. Front kick – front kick
2. Front kick – front kick – double punch

Korean Terms (White Stripe)    

1. What is your master’s name?–Young Min Kwon Sir!
2. What do you learn at this school?–Tae Kwon Do Sir!
3. What are your parents names?
4. KAM SA HAM NI DA – Thank you
5. Korean counting 1 – 10

 

White & Yellow Stripe Belt

 

Stances (Green Stripe)  

Attention stance (10 second don’t move), Legs Crossed, Down on one knee, Kicking stance  

Blocks

Low block, High block 

Strikes    

Punch (1,2,3) with Louder Yell & Louder Answer (Yes Sir!)

Form (Yellow Stripe)    

Basic number two (2)

Kicking Techniques (Blue Stripe)    

Axe Kick

Board Breaking (Red Stripe)    

Axe Kick

Physical Fitness   

10 push ups, 10 sit ups

Kicking Combination    

1. Axe kick – Axe kick
2. Axe kick – Axe kick – double punch

Korean Terms (White Stripe)    

1. What is your master’s name?–Young Min Kwon Sir!
2. What do you learn at this school?–Tae Kwon Do Sir!
3. What are your parents names?
4. What is your parents phone number?

5. KAM SA HAM NI DA – Thank you
6. Korean counting 1 – 10

 

White & Orange Stripe Belt

 

Stances (Green Stripe)  

Attention stance, Legs Crossed (5 seconds – don’t move), Down on one knee, Kicking stance  

Blocks

Low block, High block, In Block 

Strikes    

Punch (1,2,3) 

Form (Yellow Stripe)    

Basic number three (3)

Kicking Techniques (Blue Stripe)    

Roundhouse Kick

Board Breaking (Red Stripe)    

Elbow Strike

Physical Fitness   

10 push ups, 10 sit ups

Kicking Combination    

1. Front kick – roundhouse kick – axe kick

2. Front kick – roundhouse kick – axe kick – double punch

Korean Terms (White Stripe)    

1. What is your master’s name?–Young Min Kwon Sir!

2. What do you learn at this school?–Tae Kwon Do Sir!

3. What are your parents names?

4. What is your parents phone number?

5. SA BUM NIM – Master instructor

6. KAM SA HAM NI DA – Thank you

7. AN NYUNG HA SE YO? – How are you?

8. AN NYUNG HI GEI SE YO – Good bye

 

White & Green Stripe Belt

 

Stances (Green Stripe)  

Attention, Ready stance, Horseback riding stance, Walking stance, Kicking stance, Long stance

 

Blocks

Low block, High block, In Block, Out Block 

Strikes    

Punch (1,2,3), Knife hand strike

Form (Yellow Stripe)    

Basic number four (4)

Kicking Techniques (Blue Stripe)    

Front leg side kick

Board Breaking (Red Stripe)    

Front leg side kick

Physical Fitness   

10 push ups, 10 sit ups, 10 squats

Kicking Combination    

1. Roundhouse kick – side kick

2. Roundhouse kick – side kick – axe kick

Korean Terms (White Stripe)    

1. SA BUM NIM – Master instructor

2. KAM SA HAM NI DA – Thank you

3. AN NYUNG HA SE YO? – How are you?

4. AN NYUNG HI GEI SE YO – Good bye

5. CHA RYEOT – Attention

6. KYEUNG NAE – Bow

7. KUKKI – Flag

8. Know (Left and Right hand)

9. Why do you take Taekwondo? (to develop a strong mind, a strong body, and self defense Sir!)

10. Korean counting 11 – 20

 

White & Purple Stripe Belt

 

Stances (Green Stripe)  

Attention, Ready stance, Horseback riding stance, Walking stance, Kicking stance, Long stance

 

Blocks

Low block, High block, In Block, Out Block 

Strikes    

Punch (1,2,3), Knife hand

Form (Yellow Stripe)    

Basic number five (5)

Kicking Techniques (Blue Stripe)    

Side kick

Board Breaking (Red Stripe)    

Knife hand strike

Roundhouse kick  

Physical Fitness   

15 push ups, 15 sit ups, 15 squats

Kicking Combination    

1. Roundhouse kick – Front kick – roundhouse kick

2. Roundhouse kick – axe kick – roundhouse kick

Korean Terms (White Stripe)    

1. SA BUM NIM – Master instructor

2. KAM SA HAM NI DA – Thank you

3. AN NYUNG HA SE YO? – How are you?

4. AN NYUNG HI GEI SE YO – Good bye

5. CHA RYEOT – Attention

6. KYEUNG NAE – Bow

7. JUN BEE – Ready

8. SHI JAK – Begin

9. BA RO – Return

10. KI HAP – Yelling

11. How do we show respect to our parents? (Listening the first time they ask you to do something and not arguing Sir!)

12. Korean counting 11 – 20

 

White & Blue Stripe Belt

 

Stances (Green Stripe)  

Attention, Ready stance, Horseback riding stance, Walking stance, Kicking stance, Long stance

 

Blocks

Low block, High block, In Block, Out Block 

Strikes    

Punch (1,2,3), Knife hand

Form (Yellow Stripe)    

KI BON HA NA (1)

Kicking Techniques (Blue Stripe)    

Front kick, axe kick, roundhouse kick, side kick

Board Breaking (Red Stripe)    

Palm strike and side kick  

Physical Fitness   

15 push ups, 15 sit ups, 15 squats

Kicking Combination    

1. Roundhouse kick – Front kick – roundhouse kick

2. Roundhouse kick – roundhouse kick – side kick

Korean Terms (White Stripe)    

1. What is your master’s name?–Young Min Kwon Sir!

2. What do you learn at this school?–Tae Kwon Do Sir!

3. What is your parents name?

4. What is your parents phone number?

5. SA BUM NIM – Master instructor

6. KAM SA HAM NI DA – Thank you

7. AN NYUNG HA SE YO? – How are you?

8. AN NYUNG HI GEI SE YO – Good bye

9. CHA RYEOT – Attention

10. KYEUNG NAE – Bow

11. JUN BEE – Ready

12. SHI JAK – Begin

13. BA RO – Return

14. KI HAP – Yelling

15. When do we bow? (When we come in and to out of the dojang towards the flags, and upon meeting the instructor Sir)

15. Korean counting 1 – 20

 

Kwon’s Taekwondo

Although many people think the martial arts are just about fighting, the truth is that the physical “kicking and punching” are really just the tools that I use to teach the more important, and MUCH more valuable lessons about yourself.

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