14 Attitude Requirements to Master Tang Soo Do
Meaning of South Korea’s Flag
Meaning of the United States of America’s Flag
Meaning of Tang Soo Do: Student Manual, page 9
Brief History of Korea and Korean Martial Arts: Student Manual, pages 9-13
World Tang Soo Do Association History: Student Manual, pages 13-14
All learned hand techniques from Chun Kul Ja Seh and Hu Kul Ja Seh.
Required Two Hand Combinations
Center Knife Hand Block (Soo Do Mahk Ki)
Low Knife Hand Block (Ha Dan Soo Do Mahk Ki)
Spear Hand Punch (Kwan Soo Kong Kyuck)
Two Hand Defense (Ssang Soo)
Spinning Back Kick (Dwi Tollyo Cha Ki)
Axe Kick (Cchick Ki)
Hook Kick (Yup Hu Ryo Cha Ki)
Wheel Kick (Dwi Hu Ryo Cha Ki)
O/I Crescent Kick (Phakeso Ahnu Ro Cha Ki)
I/O Crescent Kick (Ahneso Phaku Ro Cha Ki)
Required Two Technique Combinations
ALL KICKS WITH JUMPING
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 5th 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.
One on One (LIGHT contact – touch uniform only!)
Won-Hyong Dae-Ryun (Partner Sparring looping and focus Drill):
Green Belt: Low/High Roundhouse, Skip Sidekick, Side Punch from Horse stance
Download the full drill here
1 to 2 Boards utilizing hand or foot technique (children under 16 must use a foot technique)