Candidates’ Basic Requirements.
To qualify for grading, candidates must have attended class at an officially recognised ITSDF club for a period of not less than thirty one-hour sessions prior to the grading.
A. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS
- Why he/she is practising basic techniques in one way rather than another.
- The answer to such questions as "What is the purpose of meditation (Muk Nyum)?".
B. DEMONSTRATION OF ABILITY
BASIC TECHNIQUES (Kee Cho)
Back fist strike, Elbow strike, Hand defence and attack combinations
Circular outside to inside block kick, Circular inside to outside kick, Side stamping kick
Pyung Ahn Yi Dan, Pyung Ahn Sam Dan
ONE-STEP SPARRING AND FREE FIGHTING
C. BREAKING TECHNIQUE (Kyok Pa)
Candidate must be able to demonstrate a skillful and correct circular inside to outside kick against a three-quarter inch thick breakable board. Women and students below 16 years of age on the day may demonstrate against a half-size board. In addition to the above requirements, the examiner may ask candidates to perform techniques from previous grading examinations.