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Blue Belt

“The tree reaches for the sky towards new heights.” Having passed the midway point, the student focuses his/her energy upwards toward black belt.


The color blue depicts the mental depth or maturity of an individual. Like the sea, we cannot see how deep the water is, or the continuously moving current underneath the surface. An individual must train to be strong mentally as well as physically.

 

Fundamentals

The following are the required basic fundamentals necessary to test and pass the next belt exam.

 

Scissor Block

Cross Block

Check Block

Bent Wrist Block

Swallow Style-Knife Hand

Ox Jaw

Kicks & Transitions

Autobahn Kicks

Twist Kick

Skip Kicks

 
Blue Belt Fundamentals
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One Step Sparring

7 & 8

7. Step Left Into Horse Stance, Right Outside Suto Block, Left Punch To Gut, Right Punch To Head.

8. Step Back With Left Leg, Spin Side Kick To Ribs, Land In Forward Stance Left Leg Forward, Reverse Punch.

 

Self Defense

7 & 8

- Shoulder Grab -

7. Grab opponent’s forearm, squat low, thrust hips back and throw enemy over same-side shoulder.

8. Grab Opponents Wrist, duck under their arm, commence police style arm lock.

 

Poomsae

Taegeuk Sa Jang

Taegeuk 4 represents thunder “meaning great power and dignity”.