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Belt Rank Requirements - Korean Karate - Advanced White Belt

Quick List (videos below)

  • Hand/Arm Techniques
    • Strikes
      • Straight Punch
      • Reverse Punch
      • Knife Hand Strike
      • Back Hand Strike
      • Elbow Thrust
    • Blocks
      • Low Block
      • Upper Block
      • Outside Middle Block
  • Leg Techniques
    • Kicks
      • Front Snap Kick
      • Side Kick
      • Spin thrust Kick (Spinning Side Kick)
      • Front Roundhouse
      • Roundhouse (Spinning Front Roundhouse)
      • Back Kick
  • Stances
    • Attention
    • Ready
    • Front
    • Straddle (Horse/Box)
    • Side (Fighting)
  • Forms/Kata
    • Kuk Mu 1, moves 1 through 8
  • One Steps
    • One Steps #1, #2, and #3
  • Sparring
    • Basic Ability
      • No face contact
      • No kicking opponent legs
      • No excessive/hard contact

Hand/Arm Techniques

Strikes

Backhand Strike

 

Reverse Punch

 

Knife Hand Strike

 

Straight Punch

 

Elbow Thrust *Video Coming Soon!* (Can be seen in One Step #1 below)

 

Blocks

Low Block

 

Upper Block

 

Inside Middle Block

 

Outside Middle Block

 

Leg Techniques

Front Snap Kick

 

Side Kick

 

Front Roundhouse

 

Back Kick

 

Roundhouse Kick


Spin Thrust Kick *Video Coming Soon!*

Stances

Attention

 

Ready

 

Front

 

Straddle (horse/box)

 

Side (Fighting)

Form/Kata

Kuk Mu 1

Assume a ready stance.

  1. Turn a 1/4 turn left (90°) into a left front stance and left low block.
  2. Step with the right foot into a right front stance and right straight punch.
  3. Turn a 1/2 turn right (180°) into a right front stance and right low block.
  4. Step with the left foot into a left front stance and left straight punch.
  5. Turn a 1/4 turn left (90°) into a left front stance and left low block.
  6. Step with the right foot into a right front stance and right straight punch.
  7. Step with the left foot into a left front stance and left straight punch.
  8. Step with the right foot into a right front stance and right straight punch. (KIAI)
  9. Turn a 3/4 turn left (270°) into a left front stance and left low block.
  10. Step with the right foot into a right front stance and right straight punch.
  11. Turn a 1/2 turn right (180°) into a right front stance and right low block.
  12. Step with the left foot into a left front stance and left straight punch.
  13. Turn a 1/4 turn left (90°) into a left front stance and left low block.
  14. Step with the right foot into a right front stance and right straight punch.
  15. Step with the left foot into a left front stance and left straight punch.
  16. Step with the right foot into a right front stance and right straight punch. (KIAI)
  17. Turn a 3/4 turn left (270°) into a left front stance and left low block.
  18. Step with the right foot into a right front stance and right straight punch.
  19. Turn a 1/2 turn right (180°) into a right front stance and right low block.
  20. Step with the left foot into a left front stance and left straight punch.

Turn a 1/4 turn left (90°) and assume a ready stance.




 

One Steps

One Step #1

Note: Supporting the Elbow Strike with the rear hand is optional.

One Step #2

Note: You may opt to either clinch with both hands behind the neck, or one hand behind the neck and use the other to control the punching arm.

 

One Step #3

Note: The Back Hand Strike is optional.

Other Essential Skills

Tie Your Belt



Sit Up

NOTE: To ensure the full range of motion, make the elbows pass over the knees as the chest contacts the legs. Breathe in as you lie down, breathe out as you sit up.


Push Up *Video Coming Soon!*
NOTE: Only the hands and toes should touch the floor. Feet together. Elbows pressed to ribs. Body completely straight--knees not sagging, rear end not sticking up, neck and spine aligned straight looking at floor. Elbows extend FULLY on the push up, entire body is lowered to within a few inches of the floor coming down, body remaining straight as a board throughout the process.