Poomsae (Forms) consist of a series of patterned offensive and defensive Taekwondo techniques performed against an imaginary opponent, based on traditional ideology. Below are the standardized regulation Poomsae for the Dan / Poom black belt grades.
Kyokpa (Breaking) consists of wooden boards or concrete blocks broken with a hand (strike) or foot (kick) technique.
Hoshinsool (Self Defense) consists of candidate displaying realistic self defense techniques against a variety of simulated attacks.
TaeGeuk 1-7Jang Appointed.
TaeGeuk 8Jang Compulsory.
PalGwe 3-4Jang. Keumgang Compulsory.
PalGwe 1-2Jang. Koryo Compulsory.
Poomsae(forms), Kyorugi(sparring), Kyokpa(breaking) and Hoshinsool(Self Defense) are judged on: