5th Dan

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Black belts - 5th Dan

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5th Dan Black belt

Congratulations on your promotion to 5th Dan.

In addition to more advanced Tae Kwon-Do skills,

  • Specialist skills improvements
  • 3 advanced Black Belt patterns
  • Achieve & maintain requirements as previous Dan Grades.
  • Must be a qualified Referee
  • Officiate or compete in at least 2 events per year. Includes 1 National TAGB event.
  • Other optional courses & skills for assisting/Instructing, Referee and/or officiating.
  • Assisting at Coloured belt gradings (optional).
  • Minimuim training time before 6th Dan:- 6 years

Formal course options: (5th dans are usually already adults over 21 years & above)

Class Assistant Course: (optional - to assist 'supervised' by your instructor at sessions),

Assistant instructors Course: (optional - can teach with or without your instructor's supervision)

Instructors courses: 18 years & above (optional, but must have already passed the Assistant Instructors course).

School Instructors Management course: (Optional for adults who have passed both Assistant Instructors & Instructors courses).

Black belts must attend pre-gradings every 6 months & attend all 3 pre-gradings directly before any formal grading date.

(It is advantageous for Dan grades to extend their abilities & knowledge of Tae Kwon-Do by studying such things as the principles of instructing others. However it is not mandatory to teach at a club or start a club of your own, that is completely optional).


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