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5th Gup Testing Requirements (32 Classes minimum)

Basics (yellow stripe)

  • Jump Fade Away Side Kick
  • Triple Turning Kick
  • Ridge Hand
  • Hand/Foot Combo
  • Front Leg Hook Kick

Self Defense (blue stripe)

  • One take down (hip toss)
  • One Step Sparring

Physical Requirements (red stripe)

  • 30 push-ups
  • 30 crunches
  • 50 jumping jacks
  • Jump Rope
  • 12 & under - 100
  • 13 & over - 150

Patterns (black stripe)

  • Won-Hyo
  • Saju with all new techniques

Knowledge (green stripe)

  • Count to 60 in Korean
  • Meaning of Won-Hyo
  • Know what the ITF stands for
  • What year the ITF was founded
  • Names & uses of all techniques in pattern

Free Sparring

  • Two rounds


  • 6 boards for adults
  • 4 boards for kids
  • (instructor choice)

 The following will be used to show that the student is able to perform the task for each stripe:

Yellow Stripe - Able to perform all basics listed for new rank

Green Stripe - Able to show knowledge needed for new rank

Blue Stripe - Able to perform required self defense techniques for new rank

Red Stripe - Able to perform all physical fitness requirements for new rank

Black Stripe - Able to demonstrate pattern for new rank

2nd Black Stripe - Able to demonstrate all areas from previous testings as well as required attendance for new rank 

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