My place of Instruction: Ocean Tae Kwon Do – Master James Dunbar
January 20, 2012 – GREEN BELT! – 9th GUP – New, forms, which are more complicated. New One Steps, which are more complicated. New break, shuffle side kick!
Forms – Palgwe Yi Jang (2)
March, 2012 – Green belt, one stripe. The test are harder now. They start with my form, then one-steps, then strength (Cardio) test, Sparing and then my break. Breaking a sweat at every practice and test! Who am I kidding, breaking a sweat, I am losing 5 pounds of sweat!
Forms – Palgwe Sam Jang (3)
May 2012 – Green Belt, two stripes. Getting better and learning more. My kicks are better. My stance is better. I am feeling more in tune with my abilities.
Forms – Palgwe Sa Jang (4)
Yellow: Earth from which a plant grows
Green: The seed that becomes one with the earth
Blue: Sky toward which plant grows
Red: Fire/danger as plant grows towards sun
Black: Maturity and proficiency in Tae Kwon Do