Black Belt 1st Degree


Do you know how long it takes the average person to earn a black belt?  It is a trick question...  The average person does not earn a black belt.

The most important lesson we can teach is that achieving Black Belt is like arriving to the end of a journey & realizing you have only just begun.

You will now started the REAL JOURNEY.  You are a leader & a role model.  This is a journey that has taken a long time & effort.  This is your next chapter!


Want a copy of the 1st Degree Black Belt Requirements?  Download it below.

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1st Degree Test Criteria

Training Requirements

In order to test from the Black Belt 1st Degree to 2nd Degree, you will need to accomplish the following:

24 Months of Training

* All applicants must be at least 12 years old to obtain a Black Belt 2nd Degree.

Additional Requirements

You will need to participate in the following events before grading for 1st Degree Black Belt:

02 - Competition

03 - Seminars

Students are required to assist/volunteer in:

40-Beginner or Little Warrior Classes

Students are also required to maintain their membership with the Original Taekwon-Do Federation America (OTFA).  This is a $50 fee per year.

Cost of Testing - $550

This includes:

- ITF Certificate

- OTFA Certificate

- Black Belt Uniform

- Black Belt with Embroidery

- The Test (and all procedures)

Black Belt 1st Degree Written Test

Here below are a couple of Practice Tests.  This is a sample test that you can use to study for your testing.

Files coming soon.

Black Belt 1st Degree Physical Test


Cardio & Coordination

To complete this portion of the Physical Test, each student must complete the following:

12 laps of running (3 miles) in 30 minutes

1500 jumps (jump rope) in 15 minutes

100 meter dash in less than 20 seconds


Strength & Conditioning

To complete this portion of the Physical Test, each student must complete the following:

5 sets of 25 proper Push-ups

5 sets of 25 proper Sit-ups

5 sets of 25 deep knee bends

30 tuck jumps


Speed & Accuracy

To complete this portion of the Physical Test, each student must complete the following:

30 Speed Front Snap Kicks (each leg)

30 Speed Turning Kicks (each leg)

30 Speed Side Piercing Kick (each leg)

30 Speed Reverse Hooking Kicks (each leg)

200 punches 90 seconds (alternating hands)

Black Belt 1st Degree Technical Test


Fundamental Movements

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