2nd Quarter / March – May
First Stripe Testing(Done last week in March)
Basics of parallel stance (10), walking stance (11), parallel ready stance (10), walking stance forearm low block (12), & walking stance middle front punch (13), walking stance knifehand low block (14), walking stance inner forearm middle block (15) – (Volume 8)
Chon Ji (steps 1-8)
Second Stripe Testing (Done last week in April)
Basics of L stance (95), L stance inner forearm block (96), walking stance high punch (145), L stance middle knifehand guarding block (146), L stance twin forearm block (147), walking stance rising forearm block (148), L stance knife hand middle side strike (148), sitting stance (197) – (Volume 8)
Chon Ji (steps 9-19)
Third Stripe Testing(Done last week in May)
Basics of walking stance outer forearm high side block (198), walking stance straight fingertip thrust (199), walking stance high back fist high side strike (199), walking stance outer forearm high wedging block (200), sitting stance knifehand side strike (201), #1-2 front kick, and #1-2 side kick – (Volume 8)
Defender & attacker starts in parallel ready stance. Attacker steps forward in walking stance and punches with right middle punch. All step sparring ends with defender stepping back in “L” stance and guarding block.
01 – Defender steps back using inner forearm block with right “L” stance, left side punch to chest left sitting stance
02 – Defender steps back using inner forearm block with right “L” stance, left (#1) snap kick (belt level)
01 – Same Side Single Hand Wrist Grab using weak link break away. Be sure to shift weight when doing this self-defense.
02 – Single Hand Shoulder Grab and Wrist Grab strike radial nerve and use weak link break away. Be sure to shift weight when doing this self-defense.