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 twenty five one-hour sessions prior to the grading.
A. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS
- Why he/she is practising basic techniques in one way rather than another.
- Why students bow to the training hall and to the flag.
- How to count to ten in Korean.
B. DEMONSTRATION OF ABILITY
BASIC TECHNIQUES (Kee Cho)
Two fist middle block, Outside to inside middle block, Spear hand attack
Pyung Ahn Cho Dan, Pyung Ahn Yi Dan
ONE-STEP SPARRING AND FREE FIGHTING
C. BREAKING TECHNIQUE (Kyok Pa)
Candidate must be able to demonstrate a skillful and correct round-house 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.