NINTH GUP TESTING REQUIREMENTS
WHITE BELT/BLACK STRIPE
Training time:

  • Minimum 25 classes consistent training.
  • Regardless of time, Head Instructor will determine readiness of student.

EIGHTH GUP TESTING REQUIREMENTS
YELLOW BELT
Training time:

  • Minimum 3 months, 35 classes consistent training.
  • Regardless of time, Head Instructor will determine readiness of student.
  • All previous requirements done with more confidence, power, speed and focus.

SEVENTH GUP TESTING REQUIREMENTS
YELLOW/BLACK STRIPE
Training time:

  • Minimum 3 months, 35 classes consistent training.
  • Regardless of time, Head Instructor will determine readiness of student.
  • All previous requirements done with more confidence, power, speed, and focus.

SIXTH GUP TESTING REQUIREMENTS
GREEN BELT
Training Time:

  • Minimum 4 months, 45 classes consistent training
  • Regardless of time, Head Instructor will determine readiness of student.
  • All previous requirements done with more confidence, power, speed and focus.

FIFTH GUP TESTING REQUIREMENTS
GREEN BELT/BLACK STRIPE
Training Time:

  • Minimum 4 months, 45 classes of consistent training.
  • Regardless of time, Head Instructor will determine readiness of student.
  • All previous requirements done with more confidence, power, speed and focus.

FOURTH GUP TESTING REQUIREMENTS
BLUE BELT
Training Time:

  • Minimum 5 months, 60 classes consistent training.
  • Instructor will determine readiness of students. All previous requirements done with more confidence, power, speed and focus.
  • Class Teaching: Prepared to lead stretching. Class Teaching: Prepared to lead stretching.

THIRD GUP TESTING REQUIREMENTS
BLUE BELT/BLACK STRIPE
Training Time:

  • Minimum 5 months, 60 classes consistent training
  • Instructor will determine readiness of student All previous requirements done with more confidence, power, speed and focus.
  • Class teaching: Must be able to lead stretching & assist with beginning requirements. (4 classes minimum)
  • Required to be at all testings.

SECOND GUP TESTING REQUIREMENTS
RED BELT
Training Time:

  • Minimum 6 months, 75 classes of consistent training.
  • Student will be invited to test at the discretion of the Head Instructors.
  • Students must demonstrate proficiency in previous, and new requirements at this level.
  • All previous requirements done with more confidence, power, speed and focus.
  • Class Teaching: Must be able to lead stretching and assist instructor in beginning-ranked class. (20 classes minimum)
  • Must be able to assist black belts in putting equipment away and in do-jang upkeep.
  • Required to be at a minimum of two testings in our TKD year; September to August.

FIRST GUP TESTING REQUIREMENTS
RED BELT/BLACK STRIPE
Training Time:

  • Minimum 7 months, 75 classes of consistent training.
  • Student will be invited to test at the discretion of the Head Instructors.
  • Students must demonstrate proficiency in previous and new requirements at this level.
  • All previous requirements must be done with more confidence, power, speed and focus.
  • Student at this level should participate in any activities associated with Eagle Spirit Academy.
  • Class Teaching: Must be able to lead stretching and assist instructor in beginning–ranked classes. (20 classes minimum)
  • Must be able to assist Black Belts in putting equipment away and in do-jang upkeep.
  • Encourage and assist all students
  • Required to be at a minimum of two testing’s in our TKD year; September to August.

PROBATIONARY TESTING REQUIREMENTS
BLACK BELT/WHITE STRIPE
Training Time:

  • Minimum 8 months, 85 classes of consistent training.
  • Student will be invited to test at the discretion of the Head Instructors.
  • Student must demonstrate proficiency in all requirements up to this level.
  • All previous requirements must be done with more confidence, power, speed and focus.
  • Student at this level should participate in any activities associated with Eagle Spirit Academy.
  • Class Teaching: Must know ESA’s stretching routine, be able to lead stretching and instruct in beginning-ranked classes. Required teaching ONE CLASS a week. (Minimum 24 classes.)
  • Must have portfolio and requirements with you at all times.
  • Must assist in putting equipment away and do-jang upkeep.
  • Must make every effort to be at demonstrations, school tournament and activities. Required to be at all testings. (If unable to attend must contact Master Instructor)

FIRST DAN/POOM TESTING REQUIREMENTS
BLACK BELT/POOM BELT
Training Time:

  • Minimum 9 months, 100 classes of consistent training.
  • Student will be invited to test at the discretion of the Head Instructors.
  • Students must demonstrate proficiency in all requirements at this level.
  • All previous requirements must be done with more confidence, power, speed and focus.
  • Student at this level should participate in any activities associated with Eagle Spirit Academy.
  • Class Teaching: Must be able to lead stretching routine and instruct in class.
  • Required teaching ONE CLASS a week. Must be able to run a basic class on your own (10 classes minimum)
  • Must have portfolio and requirements with you all times.
  • Must assist in putting equipment away and do-jang upkeep.
  • Must make every effort to be at demonstrations, school tournament and activities. Required to be at all testings (must inform Master Instructor if unable to be there)