Gold Belt Curriculum Minimum Classes: 32 Training Time: 4 Months Required Equipment: Chest guard, Cup (males)
Punches: SPEARHAND STRIKE - Guarding Stance - Front Hand WEBHAND STRIKE - Guarding Stance - Rear Hand RIDGEHAND STRIKES - Guarding Stance - Front & Rear Hands
Kicks: LOW/HIGH KICK - Rear Leg THRUST KICK - Back Leg JUMP FRONT KICK - Back Leg Jumps, Front Leg Kicks PULLING ROUND KICK - Front Leg - Slide Up Kick
Kata: CHUNG GI - "Heaven & Earth"
Basic Blocks: (Always same arm as leg forward) FOREARM BLOCK - Fore Balance CIRCULAR BLOCK - Fore Balance
Elbows: Five Elbow Drill - Call Numbers to Throw Correct Elbow Strike
Escapes: Defense Against Hammerfist Defense Against a Lapel Grab One-Steps: (Against Right Lunge Punch) Classical - Forearm Block, Reverse Punch, Front Kick, Kiai Practical - Weave Under Attack, Ridgehand, Choke, Kiai
1. What does "Tae" mean? To Kick 2. What does "Kwon" mean? To Punch 3. Define "Tae Kwon Do". The Art of Kicking and Punching 4. "If it's to be, it's up to me" is the character trait of Responsibility. 5. The Tae Kwon Creed is: Knowledge in the mind, 6. Honesty in the heart, and 7. Strength in the body. 8. The most powerful weapons kids have against an adult is their voice. 9. The kata Chung gi means Heaven & Earth. 10. Kata, Form, Hyung mean an imaginary fight.