Grading Requirements
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新加坡跆拳道总会

GENERAL

Grade
Requirements -General
Pattern
Note
Technique Demonstration
Note
Sparring
Note
10
Introductory Poomsae
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9
Preliminary Poomsae
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Turning Kick
(3 sets each - A to B & B to A)
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8
Taeguek Il-Jang
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Front Kick followed by turning kick
(3 sets each - A to B & B to A)
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7
Taeguek E-Jang
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Side kick
(3 sets each - A to B & B to A)
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6
Taeguek Sam-Jang
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Back thrust
(3 sets each A to B & B to A)
Free (1 round with the same grade)
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5
Taeguek Sa-Jang
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Side kick followed by back thrust
(3 sets each A to B & B to A)
Free (1 round with the same grade)
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4
Taeguek O-Jang
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Reverse kick
(3 sets each A to B & B to A)
Free (1 round with the same grade)
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3
Taeguek Yuk-Jang
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Turning kick followed by reverse kick
(3 sets each A to B & B to A)
Free (1 round with the same grade)
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2
Taeguek Chil-Jang
Sa-jang to Yuk-Jang (1 pattern)
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1
Front kick followed by jumping front kick
(3 times each A to B & B to A)
Free (2 round with the same grade)
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1
Taeguek Pal-Jang
O-Jang to Chil-Jang (1 pattern)
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1
360 turning turning kick followed by back thrust
(3 time each A to B & B to A)
Free (2 round with the same grade and 1 round with a 1st Dan blackbelt)
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For 1st Poom to 4th Poom

Grade
Requirements - General
Pattern
Note
Sparring
Note
Others
Note
1st Poom Koryo
Yuk-Jang to Pal-Jang
(2 patterns)
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1
Free (4 rounds with a different blackbelt each round)
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Defence against an unarmed assailant
(5 techniques)
2nd Poom Keumgang
Koryo
Taeguek Il to Pal-Jang
(2 patterns)
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1
Free (4 rounds with a different blackbelt each round)
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Defence against an armed assailant
(5 techniques)
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3rd Poom Taebaek
Keumgang
Koryo
Taeguek Il to Pal-Jang
(2 patterns)
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1
Free (5 rounds with a different blackbelt each round)
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Defence against an unarmed assailant
(5 techniques)

Defence against an armed assailant (3 techniques)

Theory
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12
4th Poom Pyongwon
Taebaek
Keumgang
Koryo
Taeguek Il ro Pal-Jang
(2 patterns)
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1
Free (5 rounds with a different blackbelt each round)
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Feats
Thesis

For 1st Dan to 5th Dan

Grade
Requirements - General
Pattern
Note
Sparring
Note
Others
Note
1st Dan Koryo
Taeguek Il to Pal-Jang
(2 patterns)
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1
Free (4 rounds with a different blackbelt each round)
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Defence against an unarmed assailant
(5 techniques)
2nd Dan Keumgang
Koryo
Taeguek Il to Pal-Jang
(2 patterns)
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1
Free (4 rounds with a different blackbelt each round)
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Defence against an armed assailant
(5 techniques)
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3rd Dan Taebaek
Keumgang
Koryo
Taeguek Il to Pal-Jang
(2 patterns)
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1
Free (5 rounds with a different blackbelt each round)
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Defence against an unarmed assailant
(5 techniques)

Defence against an armed assailant (3 techniques)


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12
4th Dan Pyongwon
Taebaek
Keumgang
Koryo
Taeguek Il ro Pal-Jang
(2 patterns)
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1
Free (5 rounds with a different blackbelt each round)
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Feats
Thesis
5th Dan Sipjin
Pyongwon
Taebaek
Keumgang
Koryo
Taeguek II to Pal-Jang
(2 patterns)
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1
Free (5 rounds with a different blackbelt each round)
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Feats
Thesis