14 Attitude Requirements to Master Tang Soo Do
Association Symbol – Insignia
Meaning of Tang Soo Do: Student Manual, page 9
Brief History of Korea and Korean Martial Arts: Student Manual, pages 9-14
Side Punch (Choong Dan Hang Jin)
Side Defense (Chong Dan Yup Mah Ki)
Knife Hand Strike (Soo Do Kong Kyuck)
Ridge Hand Strike (Yuk Soo Do Kong Kyuck)
Elbow Strike (Pahl Koop Kong Kyuck)
O/I Block (Phakeso Ahnu Ro Mahk Ki)
I/O Block (Ahneso Phaku Ro Mahk Ki)
High Punch (Sang Dan Kong Kyuck)
Stepping Side Kick (Mirro Yup 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)
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 7th 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 Sparring (No Contact)
Won-Hyong Dae-Ryun (Partner Sparring looping and focus Drill):
Orange Belt: Roundhouse, Jab, Cross
Download the full drill here
Attempt one board with choice of foot technique