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Songahm Taekwondo | Student Reference

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Songahm Spirit of Taekwondo

First Half
"Sir/Ma'am, I shall practice in the spirit of Taekwondo; with courtesy for fellow students, loyalty for my instructor and respect for my juniors and seniors, sir/ma'am"

Second Half
"Sir/Ma'am, I shall live with perseverance in the spirit of Taekwondo; having honor for others, integrity for myself and self control in my actions, sir/ma'am"

Life Skill Sheets

All junior students (ages 8-17) are required to submit a life skill worksheet whenever they are testing for rank (mid-terms are exempt). These sheets are available in the blue crate at the front counter, or you can download and print your sheet at home using the links below.

Students that do not submit their life skill sheets before testing will not receive their belt until after they submit their assignment.

Forms (poomse)

Below are links to PDF documents of the forms in Songahm Taekwondo. These should only be used for reference, and never to replace regular instruction. The color belt forms are blocked by the beginner (grey), intermediate (green), and advanced (red/pink) classes.

Color Belt Form # of Movements Black Belt Form # of Movements
Songahm 1 18 1BD Shim Jun 81
Songahm 2 23 2BD Jung Yul 82
Songahm 3 28 3BD Chung San 83
Songahm 4 31 4BD Sok Bong 84
Songahm 5 34 5BD Chung Hae 95
In Wha 1 44 6BD Jahngsoo 96
In Wha 2 42 7BD Chul Joon 97
Choong Jung 1 44 8BD Jeong Seung 98
Choong Jung 2 46    

Sparring (kyorugi)

Under normal circumstances, students do not spar until they are a camouflage belt. When graded at testing, students are expected to demonstrate proficiency in the following areas:

  • Reading their opponent
  • Defense
  • Offense
  • Timing
  • Speed/Stamina
  • Set-up/Fakes

Self-Defense (hosinsool)

Our school utilizes the official ATA self-defense for color belts. The self-defense is listed at the bottom of the form sheets. Please ask an instructor for clarification on techniques.

Board Breaks (kyuk pa)

Below is a table of the board breaking requirements for our school:

Camo - Blue Hand technique of the cycle
Brown - Red Kicking technique of the cycle
1BR Hand technique and kicking technique of the cycle
1BD* Any (1) Hand technique and any (1) kicking technique
2BR - 2BD* Any (2) Hand techniques and any (1) kicking tecnique
3BD* Any (1) Hand technique and any (2) kicking techniques

* Board breaks must be submitted to chief instructor for approval.

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