1. Explain the meaning of Tang Soo Do.

    The word Tang represents the T`ang Dynasty of China which reflects the shared cultural background between China and Korea (617-907 A.D.) Soo means hand but implies fist, punch, strike, or defense, ect., and Do means way of life or art. Thus Tang Soo Do means the Korean classical martial art which was influenced by the T`ang method of the martial art.

  2. What color is Grandmaster Shin's belt?

    Red and Black Blocks

  3. What is the capital of South Korea?


  4. What is the capital of North Korea?

    Pyong Yang

  5. What is the name of the Korean Flag?

    Tae Kukgi

  6. Explain the American Flag.

    1. 50 Stars

      Represents the 50 States

    2. 13 Stripes

      Represents the 13 original colonies

    3. Red

      Represents the blood shed for our freedom

    1. White

      Represents purity

    2. Blue

      Represents the union of the states

  1. Explain the Korean Flag.

    1. 3 Solid Bars

      Represents Heaven

    2. 2 Broken 1 Solid

      Represents Water

    3. Blue and Red Circle

      Um and Yang Represents opposing but complimentary forces

    4. 3 Broken Bars

      Represents Earth

    5. 2 Solid 1 Broken

      Represents Fire

  2. What does the Green Belt Represent?

    Speedy development of youth as summer arrives



  1. Beginner

    Cho Bo Ja

  2. Junior Member

    Hu Bae

  3. Senior Member

    Sun Bae Nim

  4. Class Instructor

    Kyo Sa Nim

  5. Color Belt Holder

    Yu Gup Ja

  6. Basic Technique Exercise

    Ki Cho Woon Dong

  7. Turn


  8. Turn to the Rear

    Dwi Ro Tora

  9. Without the Count

    Ku Ryung Up Shi

  10. With the Count

    Ku Ryung E Mat Cho So

  11. Begin

    Shi Jak

  12. World Tang Soo Do Association

    Sae Kye Tang Soo Do Yup Hoi

  13. Breaking

    Kyuck Pa

  14. Vital Point

    Kup So

  15. One Step Fighting Kick Technique

    Il So Sik Cha Ki Bup

  16. One

    Hana or Il

  17. Two

    Tul or E

  1. Three

    Set or Sam

  2. Four

    Net or Sa

  3. Five

    Tasot or Oh

  4. Six

    Yosot or Yuk

  5. Seven

    Ilgop or Chil

  6. Eight

    Yodol or Pal

  7. Nine

    Ahop or Ku

  8. Ten

    Yol or Sip

  9. Back Fist

    Kap Kwon

  10. Hammer Fist

    Kwan Do

  11. Knee

    Moo Roop

  12. Knee Kick

    Moo Roop Cha Ki

  13. Jump Side Kick

    E Dan Yup Cha Ki

  14. Jump Hook Kick

    E Dan Yup Hu Ryo Cha Ki

  15. Jump Axe Kick

    E Dan Cchick Ki

  16. Pyung Ahn E Dan

    1. Number of moves