Requirements
Here you can find a list of all requirements for each belt rank. The terminology is covered in the membership packet that you got when you paid your dues.

 

Rank
Belt
Forms Requirement
One Step Sparring
Breaking (Min)
Other
8th Gup
Yellow
Pal Gue Il Jang
1 -5 Right Side
1 Board Hand
1 Board Foot
Basic Kicking 1, 2, and 3 Terminology, School Rules
Philosophy
7th Gup
Orange
Pal Gue E Jang
1 - 5 Left Side
1 Board Hand
2 Boards Feet
All Previous Requirements,
Sparring, Terminology,
Philosophy Paper
6th Gup
Green
Pal Gue Sam Jang
6 - 10 Right Side
2 Boards Hand
2 Boards Feet
All Previous Requirements,
Sparring, Terminology,
Philosophy Paper
5th Gup
Blue
Pal Gue Sah Jang
6 - 10 Left Side
2 Boards Hand
3 Boards Feet
All Previous Requirements,
Sparring, Terminology,
Philosophy Paper
4th Gup
Purple
Pal Gue O Jang
11 - 15 Right Side
3 Boards Hand
3 Boards Feet
All Previous Requirements,
Sparring, Terminology,
Philosophy Paper
3rd Gup
Brown
Pal Gue Yuk Jang
11 - 15 Left Side
3 Boards Hand, 4 Feet, 1 Multiple Break
All Previous Requirements,
Sparring, Terminology,
Philosophy Paper
2nd Gup
Red
Pal Gue Chil Jang
16 - 20 Right Side
4 Boards Hand, 4 Feet, 2 Multiple Breaks
All Previous Requirements,
Sparring, Terminology,
Philosophy Paper
1st Gup
Red/Black
Pal Gue Pal Jang
16 - 20 Left Side
5 Boards Hand
5 Boards Feet
All Previous Requirements,
Sparring, Terminology,
Philosophy Paper
1st Dan
Black 1 white stripe
All Previous Forms
Koryo
Ba Sa Hee So
Ba Sa Hee Dae

(1-20) Right & Left
(1-5) Three Steps
(1-10) Judo

Expert Breaking Demonstration
All Previous Requirements Sparring, Terminology,
Philosophy, Black Belt THESIS

Requested
Belt Rank
Paper Topic
Yellow
What is a martial artist?
Orange
What is my Tae Kwon Do philosophy?
Green
My favorite form and technique and why.
Blue
Where have I been, and where am I going?
Purple
Obligations of rank in Tae Kwon Do.
Brown
The artistry of Tae Kwon Do.
Red
Leadership in Tae Kwon Do.
Red/Black
Tae Kwon Do and the world community.
Black
Black Belt Thesis (assigned)