Come along to the Inspire Festival and enjoy the fun on Saturday 16th November!

The Inspire Festival will include our Martial Arts grading, the Inspire jumping castle, festival stalls, carnival games and delicious food! We will also be having our first ever black belt grading! Come along to this community event – it is going to be a day you do not want to miss!

The Inspire Festival will be raising funds to aid drought affected rural communities.

Event Details

Time: 1:00pm – 6:00pm

Date: Saturday 16th November 2019

Venue: Harvey Lowe Pavilion, Doran Dr, Castle Hill Showground, Castle Hill NSW 2154

Price: $50 – this covers the grading, belt and official Taekwondo certificate. Digital photo packs are available to purchase on the registration form, and cost $20

Session Times

Current Belt Registration Grading
White Belt (Kindy & Year 1) 12:30 PM 1:00 PM
Half Red Half Black Belt 1:00   PM 1:45 PM
White Belt (Year 2-6) 2:00   PM 2:30 PM
Yellow Belt 2:30   PM 3:15 PM
Yellow Stripe Belt 3:45   PM 4:15 PM
Green Belt 4:15   PM 5:00 PM
Green Stripe Belt 4:15   PM 5:00 PM
Blue Belt 5:00   PM 5:30 PM
Blue Stripe Belt 5:00   PM 5:30 PM
Red Belt 5:00   PM 5:30 PM
Red Stripe Belt 5:00   PM 5:30 PM

If you have received a personal invite, please register below.

If your child has recieved an invite to grade please fill out the form below to register (Fill in one form for each child registering)

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Inspire's Martial Arts Syllabus

To help your child prepare for their upcoming grading we have provided an outline of the syllabus, along with in depth videos to help them refresh before grading. Please spend some time going through the syllabus with your child to help them prepare.

(Please Note: You should be referring to the syllabus for your child’s CURRENT belt.)

White Belt (Gup 10)

Hand Techniques

  • Horse Riding Stance
  • Basic Punch
  • Double Punch
  • Triple Punch
  • Swallow Punch
  • Knife Hand
  • Finger Punch
  • Low Block
  • High Block

Kicking Techniques

  • Straight Leg Raise (Head height, both legs)
  • Crescent Kick (Out-in, both legs over pad)

Yellow Belt (Gup 9)

Hand Techniques

  • Long Stance
  • Attacking:
      • Basic Punch
      • Swallow Punch
      • Knife Hand
      • Finger Punch
  • Defending:
      • Inner Block
      • Low Block
      • High Block

Kicking Techniques

  • Front Kick (Back foot, body height)
  • Axe Kick (Back foot, head height)

Pattern

  • Basic Four Directional Punch Pattern

Yellow Stripe Belt (Gup 8)

Hand Techniques

  • Short Stance
  • Attacking:
      • Basic Punch
      • Head Punch
      • Knife Hand
  • Defending:
      • Inner Block
      • Outer Block
      • Low Block
      • High Block

Kicking Techniques

  • Front Kick (Back foot, body height)
  • Axe Kick (Back foot, head height)
  • Turning Kick (Back foot, body height)

Pattern

  • Pattern One (Il Jang)

Green Belt (Gup 7)

Hand Techniques

  • Long Stance
  • Low Block and Single Punch
  • Inner Block and Single Punch
  • High Block and Single Punch
  • Outer Block and Single Punch

Kicking Techniques

  • Front Kick (Back foot, body height)
  • Axe Kick (Back foot, head height)
  • Turning Kick (Back foot, body height)
  • Side Kick (Back foot, body height

Pattern

  • Pattern Two (Ee Jang)

Self Defence Techniques

  1. Wrist grab, same hand – twist hand to outside of wrist and push down, other hand up
  2. Wrist grab, same hand – grip your own hand, pull away

Green Stripe Belt (Gup 6)

Hand Techniques

  • Long Stance (Walking forward and turning)
      • Low Block and Double Punch
      • Inner Block and Double Punch
      • High Block and Double Punch
      • Outer Block and Double Punch
  • Back Stance (Walking forward and turning)
      • Single Knife Hand Block
      • Single Outer Block

Kicking Techniques

  • Front Kick (Back foot, body height)
  • Axe Kick (Back foot, head height)
  • Turning Kick (Back foot, body height)
  • Side Kick (Back foot, body height)
  • Back Side Kick (Back Foot Body Height

Pattern

  • Pattern Three (Sam Jang)

Self Defence Techniques

  1. Wrist grab, same hand – twist hand to outside of wrist and push down, other hand up
  2. Wrist grab, same hand – grip your own hand, pull away
  3. Wrist grab, cross hand – twist hand to outside of wrist and push down with  prayer hands
  4. Double wrist grab – both hands circle outside, smash wrist together

Blue Belt (Gup 5)

Hand Techniques

  • Long Stance (Walking forward and backward)
      • Parry Finger Punch
      • Knife Hand High Block Knife Hand Strike
  • Back Stance (Walking forward and backward)
      • Double Knife Hand Block
      • Double Outer Block

Kicking Techniques

  • Turning Kick (Back foot, body height)
  • Side Kick (Back foot, body height)
  • Back Side Kick (Back foot, body height)
  • Back Hook Kick

Pattern

  • Pattern Four (Sah Jang)

Self Defence Techniques

  1. Wrist grab, same hand – twist hand to outside of wrist and push down, other hand up
  2. Wrist grab, same hand – grip your own hand, pull away
  3. Wrist grab, cross hand – twist hand to outside of wrist and push down with  prayer hands
  4. Double wrist grab – both hands circle outside, smash wrist together
  5. Hand shake – use other hand to apply thumb lock to opponent, break the grip
  6. Bear hug – wrap leg to stop from being lifted, kimora arm lock

One Step Sparring Techniques

  1. Inner block, single body punch
  2. High block, single body punch

Blue Stripe Belt (Gup 4)

Hand Techniques

  • Long Stance (Walking forward and backward)
      • Back Fist
      • Elbow Strike
  • Back Stance (Walking forward and backward)
      • Double Low Knife Hand Block
      • Double Low Outer Block

Kicking Techniques

  • Turning Kick (Back foot, body height)
  • Side Kick (Back foot, body height)
  • Back Side Kick (Back foot, body height)
  • Back Hook Kick
  • Tornado Kick

Pattern

  • Pattern Five (Oh Jang)

Self Defence Techniques

  1. Wrist grab, same hand – twist hand to outside of wrist and push down, other hand up
  2. Wrist grab, same hand – grip your own hand, pull away
  3. Wrist grab, cross hand – twist hand to outside of wrist and push down with  prayer hands
  4. Double wrist grab – both hands circle outside, smash wrist together
  5. Hand shake – use other hand to apply thumb lock to opponent, break the grip
  6. Bear hug – wrap leg to stop from being lifted, kimora arm lock
  7. One handed shirt grab – hold hand on shirt, elbow drop
  8. One handed shirt grab – wrist control, break grip, wrist drop

One Step Sparring Techniques

  1. Inner block, single body punch
  2. High block, single body punch
  3. Inner blow, double body punch
  4. High block, single head punch, knee

Red Belt (Gup 3)

Hand Techniques

  • Long Stance
      • Outer Knife Hand Block (return to Jumbi after each technique)
      • Palm Block Single Punch (moving forward and backward)
  • Back Stance
      • Double Low Knife Hnad Block
      • Double Low Outer Block

Kicking Techniques

  • Front Kick (body height), Turning Kick (head height)
  • Running Turning Kick (front leg), Back Kick (both body height)
  • Back Hook Kick (head height)
  • Tornado Kick (head height)
  • Running Fly Side Kick (head height)
  • Kick while jumping forward

Pattern

  • Pattern Six (Yuk Jang)

Self Defence Techniques

  1. Wrist grab, same hand – twist hand to outside of wrist and push down, other hand up
  2. Wrist grab, same hand – grip your own hand, pull away
  3. Wrist grab, cross hand – twist hand to outside of wrist and push down with  prayer hands
  4. Double wrist grab – both hands circle outside, smash wrist together
  5. Hand shake – use other hand to apply thumb lock to opponent, break the grip
  6. Bear hug – wrap leg to stop from being lifted, kimora arm lock
  7. One handed shirt grab – hold hand on shirt, elbow drop
  8. One handed shirt grab – wrist control, break grip, wrist drop

One Step Sparring Techniques

  1. Inner block, single body punch
  2. High block, single body punch
  3. Inner blow, double body punch
  4. High block, single head punch, knee
  5. Jump back right leg, fight stance, turning kick body
  6. Jump back left leg, fight stance, turning kick body, turning kick head

Breaking Boards

  • Single punch, blue board (body height)

Red Stripe Belt (Gup 2)

Hand Techniques

  • Long Stance (Moving forward and backward)
      • Simultaneous Low Blow Outer Block
  • Tiger Stance (Moving forward and backward)
      • Single Palm Block
      • Single Inner Block

Kicking Techniques

  • Front Kick (body height), Turning Kick (body height), Back Hook Kick (head height)
  • Turning Kick, Turning Kick, Back Kick (all body height)
  • Turning Kick (body height), Tornado Kick (head height)
  • Running Flying Side Kick (head height)

Pattern

  • Pattern Seven (Chil Jang)

Self Defence Techniques

  1. Wrist grab, same hand – twist hand to outside of wrist and push down, other hand up
  2. Wrist grab, same hand – grip your own hand, pull away
  3. Wrist grab, cross hand – twist hand to outside of wrist and push down with  prayer hands
  4. Double wrist grab – both hands circle outside, smash wrist together
  5. Hand shake – use other hand to apply thumb lock to opponent, break the grip
  6. Bear hug – wrap leg to stop from being lifted, kimora arm lock
  7. One handed shirt grab – hold hand on shirt, elbow drop
  8. One handed shirt grab – wrist control, break grip, wrist drop

One Step Sparring Techniques

  1. Inner block, single body punch
  2. High block, single body punch
  3. Inner blow, double body punch
  4. High block, single head punch, knee
  5. Jump back right leg, fight stance, turning kick body
  6. Jump back left leg, fight stance, turning kick body, turning kick head
  7. Jump back right leg fight stance, turning kick body, back hook kick
  8. Jump back right leg fight stance, turning kick body, turn around turning kick

Breaking Boards

  1. Single punch, blue board (body height)

Half Red Half  Black Belt (Gup 1)

Hand Techniques

  • All Hand Techniques from previous belts
  • Long Stance (Moving forward and backward)
      • Elbow, back fist (moving forward)
      • Back Stance Single Knife Hand Block, Long Stance Elbow, Back Fist (moving backward)
  • Tiger Stance (Moving forward and backward)
      • Double Knife Hand Block

Kicking Techniques

  • Turning Kick (body height), Tornado Kick (body height), Back Hook Kick (head height)
  • Knee Up Back Kick (body height), Break Board (body height)
  • Knee Up Back Hook Kick (Head Height)
  • Running Flying Side Kick (head height), Break Board (Body Height)

Pattern

  • Pattern 1-7
  • Pattern Eight (Pal Jang)

Self Defence Techniques

  1. Wrist grab, same hand – twist hand to outside of wrist and push down, other hand up
  2. Wrist grab, same hand – grip your own hand, pull away
  3. Wrist grab, cross hand – twist hand to outside of wrist and push down with  prayer hands
  4. Double wrist grab – both hands circle outside, smash wrist together
  5. Hand shake – use other hand to apply thumb lock to opponent, break the grip
  6. Bear hug – wrap leg to stop from being lifted, kimora arm lock
  7. One handed shirt grab – hold hand on shirt, elbow drop
  8. One handed shirt grab – wrist control, break grip, wrist drop

One Step Sparring Techniques

  1. Inner block, single body punch
  2. High block, single body punch
  3. Inner blow, double body punch
  4. High block, single head punch, knee
  5. Jump back right leg, fight stance, turning kick body
  6. Jump back left leg, fight stance, turning kick body, turning kick head
  7. Jump back right leg fight stance, turning kick body, back hook kick
  8. Jump back right leg fight stance, turning kick body, turn around turning kick

Freestyle One Step Sparring

  • Attacker will attack either using front kick, turning kick or side kick
  • Defender will defend front kick, turning kick or side kick

Breaking Boards

  • Single punch, blue board (body height), both hands