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Testing for High White Belt

Students will be tested on all their belt specific knowledge.

Testing for Yellow Belt

Poomsae Taegeuk Il Jang -- Heaven

(South, Father) First Taegeuk is the beginning of all Poomsaes. The associated trigram represents Yang (heaven, light), therefore, this Poomsae should be performed with the greatness of Heaven.

Testing for High Yellow Belt

Poomsae Taegeuk Ee Jang -- Joy

‚ÄčThe second aspect of Taeguek is the principle Tae. Tae is Joyfulness. Its form represents the state of mind which is serene and gentle yet firm within, The state from which true virtue smiles. Tae is not silent but bubbling with joy. This second form, representing joyfulness, consists of movements that are made softly yet firmly with control. The form emphasizes movements which teach balance and proper stances.