The Blue Stripe (5th Grade)

Congratulations on achieving your Blue Stripe!


Being at this level is exciting as is it numerically when you are halfway between white belt & black belt although you still have quite a bit more time 


It is also a stage where you may experience boredom.  To avoid this we recommend attending more Taekwon-Do events such as tournaments and seminars.  The training for competitions will help keep you improving and reaching new heights with your skills.


To start, please watch the intro video below:

BLUE STRIPE CURRICULUM

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

05th Grade (pdf)

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Test Criteria

Training Requirements

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


Children (6 to 11 Years Old)-

05- Months of training

50- Attended Classes


Teens & Adults (ages 12 & up)-

04- Months of training

50- Attended Classes

Additional Requirements

You will need to participate in the following events before grading for Blue Belt (4th 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 Stripe 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 Stripe Physical Test

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Cardio & Coordination

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


08 minutes of jogging

08 minutes of jump rope

02 minutes of sprinting

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Strength & Conditioning

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


35 proper Push-ups

35 proper Sit-ups

35 deep knee bends

15 tuck jumps

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Speed & Accuracy

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


20 Speed Front Snap Kicks (each leg)

20 Speed Turning Kicks (each leg)

20 Speed Side Piercing Kick (each leg)

20 Speed Reverse Hooking Kicks (each leg)

Blue Stripe Technical Test

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Fundamental Movements

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Patterns

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