TEST PREPARATION (4-7yrs)
Name: Taekwon Tigers
Date of birth: 1/26, 2016
Mon & Dad’s Date of birth :
Training start date:
Instructors’ name: HyeJin Jung
Club (Dojang) address: Taekwon Tigers 2741 Middlefield Rd. Palo Alto 94306
Club (Dojang) contact telephone No: 650-521-0678
TEST PREPARATION: CURRENT ORANGE BELTS
What is your name of the form?
How many movements does it have?
1.Q: When do we bow?
A: We bow to the flag when entering and leaving the Dojang, and when class starts and ends. We also bow to Grand Master, Instructors, and to other students, Sir!
2. Q: Why do we take tests?
A: We test to show our increase in Taekwondo knowledge and to gain confidence by performing under pressure, Sir!
3. Q: What is Poomsae?
A: Poomsae is a series of block and attack movements of Taekwondo performed in a fixed pattern. All poomsae start with a block.
4. Q: What is Kyorugi?
A: Kyorugi means to compete, and refers to the Olympic-style of free sparring in Taekwondo, Sir!
5. Q: What is the meaning of the 50 stars and the 13 stripes on the American Flag?
A: The 50 States and the original 13 colonies of the U.S., Sir!
FOR STUDENTS 9 AND OLDER (Study all questions from 1 – 11)
7. Q: What are the meanings of the 3 colors on the American Flag?
A: The color RED in the flag stands for bloodshed in battles and wars.
The color WHITE in the flag stands for purity.
The color BLUE in the flag stands for liberty and justice, Sir!
8. Q: What is poomsae and why do we practice it?
A: Poomsae is a series of offensive and defensive techniques of Taekwondo performed in a fixed pattern. It is designed to be praticed without an opponent or an instructor. All poomsae start with a block signifying that Taekwondo is only to be used for self-defense.
9. Q: Why do we take tests?
A: We test to further our knowledge of Taekwondo through the test preparation and the test experience. We test to gain confidence by performing under pressure, and to let a qualified judge determine the increase of our knowledge, Sir!
10. Q: How do you say “side kick” in Korean?
A: Yop-Cha-Gi, Sir!
11. Q:How do you say “blocking”, “punching”, “kicking”, and “striking” in Korean?
A: Blocking – makki; punching – jirugi; kicking – chagi; strikcing – chigi, Sir!