International Tae Kwon Do Academy
Requirements for Purple Belts

Recommended warm-up:

20 push-ups
45 sit-ups
butterfly stretch 4 times
straddle stretch 4 times each side and to the center
standing leg stretch 4 times

Hand Techniques:

1. back stance ridge hand side block
2. front stance twin fist high punch
3. front stance twin fist upper-cut punch
4. front stance "X" high block
5. back stance stick block

Kicking Techniques:

1. spinning round kick
2. jumping hook kick
3. spinning outside heel kick

Combination Techniques:

1. outside forearm block, reverse punch, round kick, spinning round kick
2. high block, reverse punch, side kick, jumping hook kick
3. step back inside forearm block, spinning outside heel kick, reverse punch

Pattern #6:

1. Turn 90 left, back stance left single knife hand block
2. Front leg left front kick
3. Step forward, front stance right high palm strike
4. Turn 90 right, back stance right single knife hand block
5. Front leg right front kick
6. Step forward, front stance left high palm strike
7. Turn 90 left, back stance knife hand double middle block
8. Right reverse uppercut elbow strike
9. Step forward, back stance knife hand double middle block
10. Left reverse uppercut elbow strike

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