After that its up to the Black Belt to take on their own self directed learning. You have learned the basics and now you are ready to start your real training.
Requirements for Black Belt In ITF Authentic Taekwon-Do there are two different categories per say of Black Belt 1st Dan.
To achieve the Rank of Black Belt a student must be committed to the Art, a great deal of hours and hard work go into any grading but by the time a student achieves the Black Belt rank, Authentic Taekwon-Do is a part of Life.
As the student grades through the Gup ranks their knowledge of techniques and applications increases.
By definition the meaning of Black Belt is, Opposite of white, therefore, signifying the maturity and proficiency in Taekwon-Do (Gen. As an instructor and examiner I have heard many Black Belts talk about their experiences.
As any Black Belt would know, the journey towards gaining a Black Belt is a long and arduous undertaking, and every individual who undertakes this journey, will have their own perspective on what being a Black Belt really means.
Like everyone else he spent hours in the garage laying into boards and repeating patterns a thousand times.
For six months he trained with one goal in mind, waiting for that day to come.
Being a Black Belt has much more to do with maturity, intuition and discipline rather than physical ability.
A student who begins studying as a white belt is considered a beginner with no prior learning.