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Advanced Brown Belt

Meaning Mountains and the Earth. This belt symbolizes the firm foundation. The 1st Gup, Advanced Brown belt has a black stripe on it and is the first appearance of black in the belt, denoting the student is practicing to get to black belt.
Students at this rank are also called "Black Belt Candidates".


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

Pop 360º Hook Kick
Pop 360º Round Kick
Swing 360º Round Kick
Cheat 360º Hook Kick
Swing 180º Jackknife Kick
Cheat 180º Feilong Kick
Cheat 360 Hurricane Kick
Swing 360 Cyclone Kick

One Step Sparring


+15 Advanced One Steps

Self Defense

15 & 16

-Double Collar Grab-

15. Grab Opponents collar, roll back, kick them over you.

16. Grab One of Opponents hands, Step back with inner leg, twist and take opponent down or until tapout.


Taegeuk Pal Jang

Taegeuk Pal Jang represents both the ‘Yin’ and the earth, meaning the root and settlement and also the beginning and the end. Creation and Destruction.

Taegeuk Pal Jang

  1. Oe Santeulmakgi – Diamond Block

    • For Naeryeomakgi, start from the shoulder and go downward to defend.

    • For Bakkanmakgi, go past the face on the other side and defend the outside with your inner formarm, keep the triceps parallel with the floor.

    • For Bakkanmakgi, practice so you do not have your fist raised above the head and maintain a right angle (90°) with the elbow.

  2. Danggyeo Teokjireugi – Pulling upper cut

    • Put the back of your fist upward, go past your chest, push back and strike, and pull the hand up to the shoulder.

    • This move should take eight seconds.

    • The last strike point should face your chin and your should move at a steady pace.

    • The upper cut arm should not move below the starting point but should push outward before moving up.

    • Chamber so that the palm is facing downward for the uppercut.

  3. Mo Apgubi – Diagonal Stance

    • Make both toe tips parallel by turning them about 30°.

    • Most of the weight is on the front/leading leg.

  4. Ap Kkoaseogi – Crossing Transitional Stance

    • Set the support next to your little tow, going above the top of your foot.

    • The gap between your heel of the first leg and ball of the second leg should be as wide as your fist.

    • Your front foot should be at 45° at the front, and the shin of your rear foot should touch the calf of your foreleg.

  5. Dubal Dangsangchagi – Modified jump front kick

    • Kick above your knee with the first foot and kick as high as your face with the other foot and go one step forward.

  6. Apchago Ttwieo Apchagi – front kick, jump front kick

    • Do your first ap chagi and before your foot hits the floor, jump with your right foot and do another apchagi.

    • Make sure you kick in place and both kicks should be above your face.

  7. Two kihups, neither at the end of the form. No Kihup at the end.

Keibon 8

Tiger Set

Starting From Joonbee Stance

1. Back Stance, Low Knife Hand Followed By High Knife Hand.

2. Step Into Forward Stance, Reinforced

Outside Block,

3. Step Forward, Double Outside Block Followed By Double Low Block,

4. Step Forward, Fork Punch

5. Step Into Back Stance, Swallow Style Hammer Fist,

6. Shift Into Forward Stance, Swallow Style Inside Chop,

7. Front Kick, Stomping Back Fist.

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