Student Center-United Tae Kwon Do

United Tae Kwon Do

Student Center

This is special place where you can find all sorts of resources for you or your child's Taekwondo journey! Feel free to look around. As you progress in rank, we recommend printing and storing these documents in your own Taekwondo Binder! This will make it easy to reference and study for tests. Each time you go up in rank, you should come back here and print the newest guides.

Promotion Test Announcement: Saturday, August 8, 2020 (two sessions)
10:00 AM :: ONLINE -- Zoom Code: 694 449 1080 (Password: 8008)
Test Announcement - REVISED- Testing List and Session Times (check YOUR session time!)
View the Application - Print, fill-out, and email a photo of it to ASAP
• Invoices were Emailed - please make payment ASAP before the test. Call if you didn't receive yours.

Promotion Presentation: Saturday, August 15 @ Noon

Using Safe Social Distancing Guidelines, Belts and Certificates will be handed to you in your car from the school parking lot. Pull around to the back of the school and we will be waiting for you at our back door. While awaiting yours, please stay in your car and cheer on your fellow classmates with clapping, cheering, or honking of your horn!

(Effective June 25, 2020)

In-person classes will be held (only 1 class per day):
  Tue @ 7:00 - 8:15 (PM)
  Wed @ 6:00 - 7:15 (PM)
  Thu @ 7:00 - 8:15 (PM)
  ONLINE ONLY for Sat @ 10:00-11:15 (AM)

In-person attendance is OPTIONAL:
We will continue Online classes at the same times, for the foreseeable future
  Students are welcome to continue Online classes at home for ANY REASON
  See the Student Center for login details at:

We will not perform any activities with close, sustained contact:
  no contact techniques, sparring, partner work, or tournaments
  no focus pads, targets, bags, or other shared equipment
  only non-vigorous individual or group training with controlled practices

Masks will NOT be worn during class:
  "For non-vigorous exercises participants can maintain 6 ft of distance while not wearing a mask."

Masks MUST be worn and 6’ social distancing followed whenever not training:
  Entering/exiting the school, using changing room/bathroom, in the office
  By all parents, family, visitors and spectators at all times
  Unless doing so would be contrary to health or safety due to a medical condition

Water fountain may ONLY be used for filling personal water bottles:
  Water fountain may NOT be used for drinking water directly
  Must bring your own water bottles
  No congregation around water bottle filling station

Locker use will be limited, to ensure required distancing:
  Please change at home before class and wear your uniform into the school

We are following all State protocols, including strict cleaning and disinfecting:
  bathrooms (toilets, urinals, showers, sinks, dispensers)
  floors, water bottle refill station, workspaces, doors, equipment, and seats

Other Details:
  Individuals over age 65, with health conditions, or experiencing symptoms may not enter the school
  Please make payments online or leave in the payment box
  These policies will be posted throughout the school
  If you have ANY questions, don't hesitate to ask!

Government Reopening Rules: View the original reopening document from the Governor

 • Saturdays @ 10:00AM, Tuesdays @ 7:00 PM and Thursdays @ 7:00 PM for ALL STUDENTS
1. Click this link:   The password is: 8008
    2. IF it requires you to install the app, Click Download from App Store and follow the steps for installing Zoom.
    2a DON'T click open after it’s installed, but instead Click the link above again.
    3.  Enter your name and approve Zoom to use your phone.
    4. DO NOT Click "call using internet audio" (this is a change from the previous instructions)
    5. Click the red "start video" button at the bottom of your screen.
    6. Slide your screen to the right if you want to see everyone at the same time!

Basic Information for All Students

 • School Flyer
 • School Rules
 • How to tie your belt [Video]
 • How to apply your School Patch
 • Test Etiquette

Children's Curriculum & Test Requirements (Ages 5-8)

Current RankCurriculumPoomse/LessonsSparring
 • White Belt10th Gub CurriculumChildren's Lesson 1 [Video] +
Children's Lesson 2 [Video]
 • High-White Belt9th Gub CurriculumChildren's Lesson 3 [Video]
 • Yellow Belt8th Gub CurriculumTae-Geuk Il (1st) Jang - 1st Half [Video]
 • High-Yellow Belt7th Gub CurriculumTae-Geuk Il (1st) Jang - Whole [Video]
 • Green Belt6th Gub CurriculumTae-Geuk Ee (2nd) Jang - 1st Half [Video][Introduction to 1-Steps] +
One-Steps A (1-3) [Video]
 • High-Green Belt5th Gub CurriculumTae-Geuk Ee (2nd) Jang - Whole [Video]One-Steps A (4-6) [Video]
 • Blue Belt4th Gub CurriculumTae-Geuk Sam (3rd) Jang [Video]One-Steps A (7-10) [Video]
 • High-Blue Belt3rd Gub CurriculumTae-Geuk Sah (4th) Jang [Video]One-Steps A1 (1-10) [Video]
 • Red Belt2nd Gub CurriculumTae-Geuk Oh (5th) Jang [Video]Three-Steps (1-10) [Video]
 • High-Red Belt1st Gub CurriculumTae-Geuk Yuk (6th) Jang [Video]One-Steps B (1-9) [Video]
 • Bo-DanBo-Dan CurriculumTae-Geuk Chil (7th) Jang [Video] +
Tae-Geuk Pahl (8th) Jang
One-Steps B1 (1-5) [Video] +
One-Steps Advanced (1-5)

Juniors and Adults Curriculum & Test Requirements (Ages 9 - Adult)

Current RankCurriculumPoomse/LessonsSparring
 • White Belt10th Gub CurriculumLesson 1 [Video] +
Lesson 2 (1st half) [Video]
[Introduction to 1-Steps] +
One-Steps A (1-3) [Video]
 • High-White Belt9th Gub CurriculumLesson 2 (2nd half) [Video]One-Steps A (4-6) [Video]
 • Yellow Belt8th Gub CurriculumTae-Geuk Il (1st) Jang [Alt1] [Alt2] [Video]One-Steps A (7-10) [Video]
 • High-Yellow Belt7th Gub CurriculumTae-Geuk Ee (2nd) Jang [Alt] [Alt2] [Video]One-Steps A1 (1-5) [Video]
 • Green Belt6th Gub CurriculumTae-Geuk Sam (3rd) Jang [Alt1] [Video]One-Steps A1 (6-10) [Video]
 • High-Green Belt5th Gub CurriculumTae-Geuk Sah (4th) Jang [Alt1] [Video]Three-Steps (1-3) [Video]
 • Blue Belt4th Gub CurriculumTae-Geuk Oh (5th) Jang [Alt1] [Video]Three-Steps (4-6) [Video] +
One-Steps B (1-5) [Video]
 • High-Blue Belt3rd Gub CurriculumTae-Geuk Yuk (6th) Jang [Alt1] [Video]Three-Steps (7-10) [Video]
 • Red Belt2nd Gub CurriculumTae-Geuk Chil (7th) Jang [Alt1] [Video]One-Steps B (6-9) [Video]
 • High-Red Belt1st Gub CurriculumTae-Geuk Pahl (8th) Jang [Alt1] [Video]One-Steps B1 (1-5) [Video]
 • Bo-DanBo-Dan CurriculumReview ALL Poomse, ensuring:
1. Proper Pattern
2. Quality Technique and Focus
3. Impeccable Speed and Power 
One-Steps Advanced (1-5)

Black Belt Curriculum & Test Requirements

Current RankCurriculumPoomse/LessonsSparring
 • Bo-DanBo-Dan CurriculumReview ALL PoomseOne-Steps Advanced (1-5)
 • Il (1st) DanIl-Dan CurriculumKoryo [Video]One-Steps Advanced (6-11)
 • Ee (2nd) DanGeum Gong [Video]
 • Sam (3rd) DanTae Baek
 • Sah (4th) DanPyong Won

Upcoming Special Events
 • Monday, March 23 @ 6:00-7:15 PM - Special training with Grandmaster Waldron
at the Academy of Martial Arts, 1404 Tolland Tpke, Manchester, CT

    Open to Adults, Juniors, and Blackbelts (sorry, no children)

 • Saturday, October 3, 2020 - US Cup Memorial Training Seminar and Fundraiser
    East Catholic High School Gymnasium, Manchester, CT
    Training will most likely be in the morning with a late luncheon & fundraiser immediately following.
    Details will be forthcoming.  Open to All Students.

Opportunities to Assist
 • Thursday, March 19 @ 4:30-5:30 - Anna E. Norris Crossroads SHOWCASE event!
    The children in our last program will be showcasing what they learned.

    Please come and help them demonstrate.

 • Thursdays in February, March, April & May @ 3:45-5:00 (except Mar 19 @ 12:15-1:30)
Bolton YWCA Aftershool Program

    104 Notch Road, Bolton, CT 06043
    Open to Adults, Juniors, and Blackbelts (sorry, no children)

 • Tuesdays on March 10, 24, & 31, and April 7, 21, & 28 (make up May 5) @ 4:00-5:15
East Hartford Crossroads at Pitkin Elementary School
    330 Hills St, East Hartford, CT 06118

    Open to Adults, Juniors, and Blackbelts (sorry, no children)

Taekwondo Essays
The Art of Taekwondo: Adventure in Self-Discovery by Grandmaster Moo Yong Lee
For the Love of Taekwondo by Mr. Reiss
A Respectful Approach to Taekwondo Training by Mr. Reiss

Bounce! 101 Essential Life Lessons by Mr. Reiss

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Thank you!!
Mr. Reiss.