Filed Under (writing) by Lee Kolbert on 02-11-2010

Today’s post comes courtesy of student, Joey.

On October 16, 2010 I took my senior dan black belt test in Tang Soo Doo. My test lasted over 5 hours, and consisted of doing

4 different forms of Korean fighting moves. The 4 forms are basic one, psi, pydon chodan, and pydon edan. I also had to do 18 combinations and a weapens form. I did basic one with the bo staff. A bo staff is a big stick. I also needed to break 5 hand breaks and 5 feet breaks.

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Gary Anderson on 2 November, 2010 at 9:54 pm #

Congratulations, Joey. That’s quite an accomplishment.

Melissa Stewart on 3 November, 2010 at 8:13 am #

Great job, Joey! That sounds like a long, hard test. You did a great job describing it.

nan marino on 3 November, 2010 at 8:25 am #

Wow. I’ve studied Tang Soo Do too. But you outrank me. Congratulations on your amazing accomplishment. And thank you for telling us all about it.

wmchamberlain on 3 November, 2010 at 10:14 pm #

It must take a lot of self-discipline to practice your forms and work on your weapons practice. Congratulations on your excellent work!

RACHEL A on 8 November, 2010 at 11:00 am #

Nice job on your post. Congrats on you getting your black belt. I hear that it takes a very long time for people to get there black belt.