WHITE BELT

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White Belt to Yellow Stripe

Fundamental Exercises:

Saju Jirugi ( 4 directional punch)
Saju Makgi( 4 directional block)

Self-Defense:

Two hand choke from the front
Two hand choke from the rear

Sparring: (audio)

Semi free

Breaking: (audio)

White board, technique of choice

Theory:

Who is General Choi?
General Choi is the creator of Taekwon-do

Who created Taekwon-do?
General Choi

What degree black belt was General Choi?
He was a 9th degree black belt

Yellow Stripe to Yellow Belt

Patterns:

Last fundamental exercise (Saju Jirugi or Saju Makgi)
Chon-Ji Tul

Self-Defense:

One arm choke from the rear
Front collar grab

Sparring: (audio)
3 step one way, #1 & 2
30 second free sparring

Breaking: (audio)

Yellow board, technique of choice

Theory:

Tenants of Taekwon-do (audio)
Courtesy
Integrity
Perseverance
Self-Control
Indomitable Spirit

Meaning of white belt
Signifies innocence, as that of a beginning student who has no previous knowledge of Taekwon-do.

Definition of Chon-Ji (audio)
Means literally “the Heaven the Earth.” In the orient it is interpreted as the creation of the world or the beginning of human history. Therefore, it is the initial pattern played by the beginner. This pattern has two similar parts one to represent the heaven the other the earth.