Five Codes of Tang Soo Do:
Seven Tenants of Tang Soo Do:
Low Block (Ha Dan Mahk Ki)
Center Punch (Choong Dan Kong Kyuck)
High Block (Sang Dan Mahk Ki)
Front Stretch Kick (Bahl Poto Oly Ki)
Side Stretch Kick (Yup Poto Oly Ki)
Front Kick (Ahp Cha Ki)
Side Kick (Yup Cha Ki)
Roundhouse Kick (Tollyo Cha Ki)
Back Kick (Dwi Cha Ki)
Ready Stance (Choon Bee Ja Seh)
Attention (Cha Ryut)
Front Stance (Chun Kul Ja Seh)
Horse Riding Stance (Kee Ma Ja Seh)
Fighting Stance (Hu Kul Ja Seh)
Each belt grade has a hyung (form) requirement. Most grades only have one new form. Below is the hyung required to advance to 9th Gup.
Students will learn two self-defense techniques at each grade utilizing some type of block, evasion, and/or counter strike.
Students will learn two self-defense techniques at each grade utilizing some type of block, evasion and/or counterstrike.
Students will learn two self-defense techniques at each grade utilizing some type of joint manipulation or throw.
The WTSDA only has four official weapons required for training: Bo Staff, Knife, Sword, and Cane. A weapons form is not required until advancing to senior Brown Belt/3rd Gup.
Won-Hyong Dae-Ryun (Partner Sparring looping and focus Drill):
White Belt: Jab, Cross, Front Kick