Tae Kwon Do Belt Levels and Poomsae Videos

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10th gup White

(*1/3 of Taeguek Il Jang)

Poomsae

Taeguek Il Jang

9th gup Yellow

Poomsae

Taeguek Il Jang

8th gup Orange

Poomsae

Taeguek Yi Jang (Ee Jang)

7th gup Green

Poomsae

Taeguek Sam Jang

6th gup Blue

Poomsae

Taeguek Sa Jang

1/2 step Blue/White

Poomsae
Palgwe Sa Jang

5th gup Purple

Poomsae

Taeguek Oh Jang

1/2 step Purple/White

Poomsae
Palgwe O Jang

4th gup Brown

Poomsae

Taeguek Yuk Jang

1/2 step Brown/White

Poomsae
Palgwe Yuk Jang

3rd gup Red

Poomsae

Taeguek Chil Jang


Palgwe Chil Jang

2nd gup Red/White

Poomsae

Taeguek Pal Jang


Palgwe Pal Jang

1st gup Red/Black

Poomsae
Palgwe Il Jang
Palgwe Yi Jang
Palgwe Sam Jang
Koryo

1st Dan Black

Poomsae
Keumgang

2nd Dan Black

Assistant Instructor (must remain at this rank at least 2 years)


Poomsae
Taebaek

3rd Dan Black

Assistant Instructor (must remain at this rank at least 3 years)


Poomsae
Pyongwon

4th Dan Black

Instructor (must remain at this rank at least 4 years)


Poomsae
Sipjin

5th Dan Black

Instructor (must remain at this rank at least 5 years)

6th Dan Black

Instructor (must remain at this rank at least 6 years)

7th Dan Black

Master Instructor (must remain at this rank at least 7 years). At this rank a person receives the title of “Kwan Jang Nim”

8th Dan Black

Master Instructor (must remain at this rank at least 8 years)

9th Dan Black

Grand Master

* Half steps/white stripe ranks are belt levels where the material presented is significantly difficult to accomplish as a single step. In some circumstances students (mainly adults) may qualify to skip white stripe levels and test for full rank.


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