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Yellow Belt (8th Gup)

        The color yellow symbolizes the sun shining down brightly on the Earth, thus symbolizing that your mind is open and ready to grow. Remember, the color yellow also symbolizes caution. Therefore, be sure to take time to continue to master what you have already learned. It is in this stage that your foundation is beginning to settle. Good luck!

All testing material from previous ranks will be required.

New Techniques Taught at this Rank

Kicks: Hook

Hand strikes: Ridge Strike

Test Material

Forms: Taegeuk E Jang

Fighting Combinations: 7-9

One-steps: 6-10


Terminology: Korean Terms Section 3
5 Goals and 11 Commandments

Board Breaks:
Foot technique: Round House Kick

Hand technique: Knife Hand

Sparring: 1-on-1, Full Pads

Goal Orange Belt (7th Gup)


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