2nd Degree Black Belt

2nd Degree Black Belt Testing Criteria


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Attacking Techniques
Back Fist Front Strike Dung Joomuk Ap Taerigi
Back Fist High Side front Strike Dung Joomuk Nopunde Yobap Taerigi
Turning Punch Dollyo Jirugi
Crescent Punch Bandal Jirugi
Double Finger High Thrust Doo Songarak Nopunde Tulgi
Back Hand Downward Strike Sondung Naeryo Taeregi
Twin Knife Hand Horizontal Strike Sang Sonkal Soopyong Taerigi
Arc Hand High Strike Bandal Son Nopunde Taerigi
Twin Fore-knuckle High Crescent Punch Sang Inji Joomuk Nopunde bandal Jirugi
Open Fist High Punch Pyon Joomuk Nopunde Jirugi
Back Fist Downward Strike Dung Joomuk Naeryo Taerigi
Reverse Hooking Kick Bandae Dollyo Gorochagi
Hooking Kick Golcho Chagi
Outward Fingertip Cross-cut Sonkut Bakuro Ghutgi
High Elbow Strike Nopun Palkup Taerigi
Knife Hand Mid-Air Strike Sonkal Twio Dolmyo Taerigi
Pick Shape Kick Gokaeng-i Chagi
Back Fist Horizontal Strike Dung Joomuk Soopyong Taerigi
Dodging Reverse Turning Kick Pihamyo Bandae Dollyo Chagi
Two Direction Kick Sangbang Chagi
Defending Techniques
X-Fist Downward Block Kyocha Joomuk Naeryo Makgi
Knife-Hand Wedging Block Sonkal Hechyo Makgi
Reverse Knife-hand Circular Block Sonkal Dung Dolllimyo Makgi
Alternate Palm Downward Block Euhkallin Sonbadak Naeryo Makgi
Knife-Hand low Inward Block Sonkal Najunde Anuro Makgi
Twin Palm Pressing Block Sang Sonbadak Noollo Makgi
Inner Forearm Parallel Block An Palmok Narani Makgi
Outer Forearm Parallel Block Bakat Palmok Narani Makgi
Twin Palm Rising Block Sang Sonbadak Chookyo Makgi
Diagonal Stance Sasun Sogi

EUI- AM Tul (45 Movements): EUI- AM is the pseudonym of Son Byong Hi, leader of the Korean independence movement on March 1, 1919. The 45 movements refer to his age when he changed the name of Dong Hak (Oriental culture) to Chondo Kyo (Heavenly way religion) in 1905. The diagram represents his Indomitable Spirit, displayed while dedicating himself to the prosperity of his nation.

CHOONG-JANG Tul (52 Movements): CHOONG-JANG is the pseudonym given to General Kim Duk Ryang who lived during the Lee Dynasty, 14th century. This pattern ends with a left-hand attack to symbolize the tragedy of his death at 27 in prison before he was able to reach full maturity.

JUCHE Tul (45 Movements): JUCHE is a philosophical idea that man is the master of everything and decides everything. In other words, the idea that man is the master of the world and his own destiny. It is said that this idea was rooted in Baekdu Mountain which symbolizes the spirit of the Korean people. The diagram represents Baekdu Mountain.

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1918 - 2002

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