PIL-SUNG TAE KWON DO
BELTS & TIPS
There are 10 levels (GUPS) for the students to progress through in order to attain his/her Black Belt
*BELTS WILL BE AWARDED UPON COMPETENT DISPLAY OF ALL REQUIRED TECHNIQUES IN THAT BELT LEVEL.
* WHITE BELTS ARE AWARDED AUTOMATICALLY WHEN YOU BEGIN TAE KWON DO TRAINING
* WHITE 10TH GUP
* HIGH WHITE 9TH GUP
* YELLOW 8TH GUP
* HIGH YELLOW 7TH GUP
* GREEN 6TH GUP
* HIGH GREEN 5TH GUP
* BLUE 4TH GUP
* HIGH BLUE 3RD GUP
* RED 2ND GUP
* HIGH RED 1ST GUP
From here the student promotes to a Deputy Black Belt and then by invitation, to Black Belt 1st Dan/Poom.
Promotions after Black Belt 1st Dan are also by invitation of the Master.
All Black Belts are required to demonstrate exceptional qualities in skill, knowledge and attitude.
This is just a brief overview of how our system works, so you can familiarize yourself with the steps. We will be happy to answer any further questions you may have.
Tips are awarded to you as you progress through the necessary training of each of your belt levels. Each level is different, so check the cards posted in the dojang for the correct requirements.
* WHITE TIP-- BLOCK AND PUNCH
* YELLOW TIP-- KICKING COMBINATIONS
* GREEN TIP-- BREAKING
* BLUE TIP-- FORM
* RED TIP-- PRE-TESTED(READY TO TEST)
HOW DO I EARN MY PATCHES
LITTLE DRAGON PATCHES
EARN ALL TEN OF THE TAEKWONDO SKILLS PATCHES AND YOU WILL BE AWARDED THE SPECIAL LITTLE DRAGON MARTIAL ARTS SKILLS PATCH.
Good Luck and Try Your Best!!!