The Blue Belt (4th Grade)

Congratulations on achieving your Blue Belt!


This level represents you beginning the final stage of being a color belt.  You are now part of the advanced group.


Advanced students are Blue Belt to Black Stripe.  Along with the rank also demands behavior and respect.  Junior students are looking at you as their role models / leaders who are living the path to black belts and will emulate you (more than you know).


It is important to always be at your best.


To start, please watch the intro video:

BLUE BELT CURRICULUM

Want a copy of the Blue Belt Requirements?  Download it below.

04th Grade (pdf)

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Test Criteria

Training Requirements

In order to test from Blue Belt to the Red Stripe, you will need to accomplish the following:


Children (6 to 11 Years Old)-

06- Months of training

55- Attended Classes


Teens & Adults (ages 12 & up)-

05- Months of training

55- Attended Classes

Additional Requirements

You will need to participate in the following events before grading for Red Belt (2nd Grade):


01 - Competition

01 - Seminar


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

Cost of Testing - $50

Test Composition

The Written Test

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The written test is the first stage of testing.  It comprises of questions from your Taekwon-Do knowledge.  It is important to study your booklets / hand-outs as well as attend classes.

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The Physical Test

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Upon completion of your written test, each student must undergo a physical test.  Each Physical Test is comprised of Running, Jump Rope, Push-ups, Sit-ups, squats and speed kicks.

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The Technical Test

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After completing the Written Test and the Physical Test, students move on to go through the technical test.  This section is comprised of Fundamentals, Kicking Drills, Patterns, Sparring, Self-Defense and Breaking.

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Blue Belt 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.

Blue Belt Physical Test

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Cardio & Coordination

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


09 minutes of jogging

09 minutes of jump rope

03 minutes of sprinting

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Strength & Conditioning

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


40 proper Push-ups

40 proper Sit-ups

40 deep knee bends

20 tuck jumps

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Speed & Accuracy

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


25 Speed Front Snap Kicks (each leg)

25 Speed Turning Kicks (each leg)

25 Speed Side Piercing Kick (each leg)

25 Speed Reverse Hooking Kicks (each leg)

Blue Belt Technical Test

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Fundamental Movements

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Patterns

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