Hamlet's - American Taekwondo Academy



 

"Building strong minds
and strong bodies
"

448-2600

Teens are also responsible for learning the word meanings that are listed at the bottom of this page

ADULT TESTING REQUIREMENTS

ORAL TEST QUESTIONS

 

 Beginner: white TO orange belts

1.       What is the name of our Martial Art?

2.       Where does our Martial Art originate from?

3.       what does the word Taekwondo mean?

4.       What is the name of our school?

5.       Why do we show respect by bowing when entering & leaving workout area?

6.       how do you address instructors inside & outside the school?

7.       What does Shoshin mean & what is its significance?

8.       What does Pilsung mean & why do we say it?

9.       What does perseverance mean?

10.   How many days are we supposed to practice & why?

11.   What does your form name mean?

12.   What is the purpose of one-step sparring?

13.   Name the five target areas used in one-steps?

14.   What do you do before you stretch?

 

INTERMEDIATE: GREEN TO PURPLE BELTS

1.       What does your form name mean?

2.       what is supposed to be ready in Choom-Bee?

3.       What is the Korean word for a Taekwondo school?

4.       What does "Do" mean?

5.       What does Zanshin mean?

6.       What does gup mean?

7.       What is your gup rank?

8.       How many gup ranks are there?

9.       What is the difference between spin & reverse kicks?

10.   What are the four levels of conflict?

11.   Name the four different types of sparring?

12.   ALSO RESPONSIBLE FOR BEGGINER TEST QUESTIONS

 

 

ADVANCED: RED TO BLACK BELTS

1.       What does your form name mean?

2.       What is your gup/dan rank?

3.       What are the four levels of conflict?

4.       What year was Taekwondo formed?

5.       What three areas should all martial artists train in?

6.       Where should the board holders eyes be when you are breaking?

7.       What does Mushin mean?

8.       How many dan rankings are there?

9.       What style of Taekwondo do we practice?

10.   What is the reason for having Recommended Black Belt ranks?

11.   ADVANCED RANKS ALSO RESPONSIBLE FOR INTERMEDIATE & BEGINNER ORAL TEST QUESTIONS.

 

FORM NAME & MEANINGS:

*    CHAU-UM:           Commitment to a new beginning

*    SU RYUN:             Self-Discipline

*    YEA JUL:              Courtesty

*    DONG ARI:           Having unity

*    BON BOGI:           Setting an example

*    BOOL KUL:          Perseverance

*    AP SUKI:               Self-leading

*    MID UM:               Self-confidence

*    YONG KI:              Courage

*    KYUN JANG:        Competition spirit

*    SHIM JUNG:          Planting seeds for the future

*    JUNG YUL:           With your noble character, may you find a new permanence in life

*    CHOONG SAN:     Peace & tranquility

WORD MEANINGS FOR TEENS

WAY OF TAEKWONDO:   A big promise                                             
COURTESY:                         To be nice & have good manners

RESPECT:                             Treat others the way you want to be treated. 
PERSEVERANCE:                Never give up                                              
HONOR:                               Don't lie & keep your promises

INTEGRITY:                        Choose right over wrong & no excuses                   
SELF-CONTROL:                Controlling your body & your feelings