Six years from 6th Dan. To recommended by B.T.C.B. Technical Director or B.T.C.B. Executive Committee.
Due to the high status and responsibility that this position imposes on a successful
candidate, the candidate must submit a written statement that details their personal
future ambitions within the B.T.C.B. and the W.T.F. The statement should clearly
demonstrate the practical ability, philosophical ideals, commitment and dedication
that is expected of such a position. It will include a national & international
dimension within the context of furthering W.T.F. Taekwondo for and on behalf of
the B.T.C.B. A successful candidate will be expected to contribute towards these aims in a formal
or official capacity within the B.T.C.B. and/or other international body, such as the
W.T.F. or the ETU. The statement should reflect the candidate’s plans or ambitions
for this and will consist of at least four A4 pages, equating to approximately 800
Candidate to have attended at least one seminar held by B.T.C.B. technical team
since their last dan grading.
Chong Kwon to Koryo
Choice of two by grading panel. Start and finish on same spot. Hit your targets. Use two
hands to block and strike. Show speed, control, flexibility, balance and concentration of spirit.
One-Step Sparring - Exhibit varied techniques including take-downs. The attacker punches at the nose with meaning. The defender
must move, block and counter with different techniques on each side and using good basics as above.
To start, the attacker kihaps, then the defender. At this point the attack begins. The only kihaps from then on are as the
Against knife attack Free style; thrust only. Attacker must be disarmed. The aim is
to show control of the knife by means of blocks, locks, strikes & take-downs. Attacks are continuous.
Against grabs Free style. Attacker must be taken down. Attacker has the choice of how and what to grab.
Seated self-defence While seated, defend against hand, knife and baton attacks
from a seated opponent While seated, defend against hand, knife and baton attacks
from a standing opponent.
Power break (2 inch); candidate’s choice The aim is to show proper control of your kicking foot or
hand, standing foot, balance & distance.
These are the recommendations for 7th
Dan/Poom by the
B.T.C.B. Technical Committee.