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Grading Syllabus For The Traditional Tang Soo Do Association

9th to 8th Gup (Orange Belt)

Basic Requirements

Current membership to the TTSDA

Approval of the instructor to grade

Regular class attendance of at least 3 months

Clean and tidy Do Balk, with the Association badge

Minimum age 6 years

General Knowledge

General rules of class attendance

Basic Tang Soo Do etiquette

Basic Tang Soo Do terminology

Demonstration of Ability

Be able to demonstrate all 8th Gup requirements.

Hand Techniques (Soo Gi)

Inside to outside block (Ahneso Pahkuro Mahk Kee) in back stance (Hu Gul Jaseh)

Outside to inside block (Pahkeso Ahnuro Mahk Kee) in front stance (Chun Gul Jaseh)

Side punch (Wheng Jin Kong Kyuk) in horse stance (Kee Ma Jaseh)

Foot Techniques (Jok Gi)

Front snap kick (Ahp Podo Cha Gi) in sparring stance (Dae Ryun Jaseh)

Side snap kick (Yup Podo Cha Gi) in sparring stance (Dae Ryun Jaseh)

Side kick (Yup Cha Gi) stepping in horse stance (Kee Ma Jaseh)

Stances (Jaseh)

Back stance (Hu Gul Jaseh)

Sparring stance (Dae Ryun Jaseh)

One step sparring (Il Soo Sik Dae Ryun)

Sequence 1 to 4 (Il Bon to Sa Bon)

Forms (HYUNG)

Ki Cho Hyung E Bu

Ki Cho Hyung Sam Bu

Breaking (Kyok Pa)

Front kick (Ahp Cha Gi) from front stance (Chun Gul Jaseh) to ¾ inch breaker board
Women and all children under 16 years, half of a ¾ inch breaker board

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