Colour Belt Exam Preparation 11/10/23


Affiliated to

Sports Taekwondo Association Nagpur District, Nagpur.

Taekwondo Professor : SUSHANT K. BHOYAR  

Certificate Course From N.S. N.I.S. (SAI)  

M.P.Ed. (NET), 1ST Dan Black Belt, National Referee.

Member of Sports Taekwondo Association Nagpur Dist.


What does Tae Kwon Do mean?

"Tae" means "foot," "leg," or "to step on"; 

"Kwon" means "fist," or "fight"; 

 "Do" means the "way" or "discipline." 


WT - World Taekwondo - South Korea 

ITF - International Taekwondo Federation -  North Korea

International Taekwondo Day - 4 September 

World Taekwondo officially designated September 4 as International Taekwondo Day at the General Assembly in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam in 2006. Such a date was chosen because on this day in 1994 the International Olympic Committee officially adopted taekwondo as an Olympic discipline. It was contested as an official Olympic sport for the first time at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.


Aruna Singh Tanwar - 1st indian taekwondo Olympian (Para Taekwondo Athlete) 

Surendra Bhandari - Won India's first medal in taekwondo in the 14th Asian Games, Busan, South Korea by clinching a bronze in the flyweight (58-kg) category.


Taekwondo Words – English to Korean

Kick – Chagi

Punch – Jireugi

Ready – Joon Bi

Sparring – Kyorugi

Stance – Sogi or Seogi 

Block - Makki

Uniform – Dobok

Axe Kick (Tapping/hammer)– Naeryeo-Chagi

Back Kick – Dwi-Chagi

Front Kick – Ap-Chagi

Roundhouse Kick – Dollyo-Chagi

Side Kick – Yeop-Chagi

Low Block – Arae Makgi

Inside Block /Middle Block – Momtong Makgi /An Makgi

Face /High Block – Ulgool Makgi

Double Knif hand Block – Sonnal Makgi

Outside Block – Bakat Makgi

Attention stance- Charyot Seogi

Front / forward stance - Ap Kubi

Back stance / L Stance - Dwi Kubi

Sitting stance / horse riding stance - Jumchum Seogi

Right stance - Oreun seogi

Left Stance - wen seogi

Attention / Close Feet Stance – Moa seogi  

Walking Stance – Ap seogi  

Revers Punch - Momtong barojireugi

Straight Punch - Momtong bandaejireugi

Middle Punch – Momtong jireugi

Side Punch - Yop Jireugi

Downward Punch – Arae jireugi

Face – Eolgul


Compulsory For Red 1 belt

Poomsae Korean Name

Taegeuk Il Jang - 1

Taegeuk Ee Jang - 2 

Taegeuk Sam Jang - 3

Taegeuk Sa Jang - 4 

Taegeuk Oh Jang - 5 

Taegeuk Yook Jang    - 6

Taegeuk Chil Jang - 7 

Taegeuk Pal-Jang - 8 


Olympic Taekwondo Competition Weight Category

The Men classes are 

Flyweight 58kg, 

Featherweight 68kg, 

Middleweight 80kg And 

Heavyweight 80kg in the men. 

The women compete in the 

Flyweight 47kg, 

Featherweight 57kg, 

Middleweight 67kg and the 

Heavyweight class for those who tip the scales over 67kg.


Five Tenets of Taekwondo


Taekwondo teaches the foundation of good sportsmanship by teaching the five core tenets.


Courtesy: Politeness and respect for others, behaving in a well-mannered and civil fashion.

Integrity: Showing good character, honestly, prudence, and decency. Behaving ethically and morally.

Perseverance: Purposefully pursuing a course of action despite of difficulty, resistance, or discouragement.

Self-Control: Keeping ones emotions, desires, and impulses in check, and exercising control in their expression.

Indomitable Spirit: The spirit that can’t be broken or conquered, the strength of spirit that comes from the knowing one’s self.


How you get Points in the Fight

1 One (1) point for a valid punch to the trunk protector.

2 Two (2) points for a valid kick to the trunk protector.

3 Four (4) points for a valid turning kick to the trunk protector.

4 Three (3) points for a valid kick to the head.

5 Five (5) points for a valid turning kick to the head.

6 One (1) point awarded for every one “Gam-jeom” given to the opponent contestant.


Taekwondo Korean Counting

One – Hana (“Ha-na”)

Two – Dul (“Dhool”)

Three – Set (“Set”)

Four – Net (“Net”)

Five – Dasot (“Da-sut”)

Six – Yasot (“Yo-sut”)

Seven – Ilgup (“Eel-gope”)

Eight – Yodol (“Yo-dull”)

Nine – Ahop (“Ah-hope”)

Ten – Yeol (“Yull”)


Famous Taekwondo Celebrities 

The former U.S. President Donald Trump

Donald Trump is now a 9th Dan Taekwondo black belt.

“It is my honor to receive the Honorary Dan Certificate and I think Taekwondo is magnificent martial art for self defense,” the former U.S. President said after donning his Dobok. “I wish to see Kukkiwon Taekwondo Team’s demonstration.”


Chuck Norris

Chuck Norris is a black belt in Tang Soo Do and Taekwondo (8th degree).


President Barack Obama

Obama trained in Taekwondo and earned his green belt during his time as a junior senator in Illinois. he was made an honorary Black belt by Lee Myung-bak, President of South Korea in 2009.


Former President Bill Clinton

President Bill Clinton got a "crash course" taekwondo lessons as one of Songahm newest black belt from American Taekwondo Association (ATA) Founder-Eternal Grand Master HU Lee!


Eric Roberts
He’s not just a master of movies, he’s also a master of martial arts. Eric Roberts, credited for his work in over 150 films also happens to have a Black belt in Tae Kwon Do.


Jessica Alba
What does The Invisible woman and Jessica Alba’s turning kick have in common? You never see it coming. This Fantastic Four movie star has a black belt in Taekwondo.


Arnold Schwarzenegger
Movie legend and former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger has a first degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do.  


Ajay Devgan

Black belt in Taekwondo.


Tiger Shroff

The actor was awarded with a 5th degree black belt Taekwondo in 2014 after his movie, Heropanti.


Nitu Chandra

4th Dan black-belt In Taekwondo

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