Traditional Martial Arts Center

8th Gup Testing Requirements

Basic Commands

Duiro Dora 

Turn around 

Dojang

Training Hall

Yuk Jin Kong Kyuck

Reverse Punch

Forms

Geichu Hyung Sambu

Basic Form Third. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Yq9n4PckTA

Kicking Techniques

Dwi Chagi

Back Kick

Hyuro Chagi

Hook Kick

One Steps

Orange Belt #1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GC83SAzmnE

*Orange belt #2 has been updated since the filming of this video*

Orange Belt #2

*Orange belt #2 has been updated since the filming of this video*

Self Defense

Lapel Grab Defense

Clap over the attacker’s head (simulating an ear strike). Then, grab the attacker’s shoulders and perform two knee strikes. 

Hay-maker Defense

Simultaneously block the attacker’s punch with both hands. Strike the attacker, then perform the “seat belt” takedown.

Forward Shoulder Roll

Rolling forward safely with control.

Other Information

Grandmaster Hwang Kee 

Founder of Tang Soo Do

1945

Year Tang Soo Do was founded

“Knee is the Key to the Kick”

When kicking, wherever the knee points the kick will go.

First Two Knuckles 

Striking area of the hand while punching

Control 

In class it is important to demonstrate control when performing techniques. The more control a student has, the less likely they are to injure themselves or others during training.