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10th kup White Belt Grading Syllabus

Basic Techniques

1) Sitting Stance Middle Punch x 10
2) Front Snap Kick & Walking Ready Stance Forward x 4, Backward x 4
3) Walking Stance Middle Punch Forward x 4, Backward x 4
4) Walking Stance Inner Forearm Middle Block Forward x 4, Backward x 4
5) Walking Stance Outer Forearm Low Block Forward x 4, Backward x 4
6) Walking Stance Outer Forearm High Block Forward x 4, Backward x 4
7) Walking Stance Outer Forearm Rising Block Forward x 4, Backward x 4

Patterns

4 Directional Punch
4 Directional Block

Theory

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

What does Taekwon-Do literally mean?

The Art of Hand and Foot.

Who is the father and founder of Taekwon-Do?

Grand Master General Choi Hon Hi 9th Dan.

In which country did Taekwon-Do originate?

Korea.

When was Taekwon-Do officially recognised?

11th April 1955.

What are the 5 tenets of TaekwonDo?

Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance, Self control, Indomitable Spirit.

What does a white belt signify?

Innocence – as the beginner who has no previous knowledge of Taekwon-Do.

What is the title given to a 7th or 8th degree black belt?

Master (Sahyun).

What is the title given to a 9th degree black belt?

Grand Master (Saseong).

What is the Korean term for Instructor?

Sabum.

What are the definitions of:

a) High Block?

A high block is when the fist or fingertip reaches the same level of the defender’s eyes.

b) Middle Block?

A middle block is when the fist or fingertip reaches the same level of the defender’s shoulder.

c) Low Block?

A low block is a block that defends against an attack aimed at the lower abdomen or points below.

Korean Terminology to be learnt.

What are the Korean terms for the following stances?
Attention Stance  –  Charyot Sogi
Parallel Stance  –  Narani Sogi
Sitting Stance  –  Annun Sogi
Walking Stance  –  Gonnun Sogi

Name the 3 sections of the body in Korean.

High  –  Nopunde

Middle  –   Kaunde

Low  – Najunde.

What are the Korean terms for the following attacking or defensive tools?
Forefist  –  Ap Joomuk
Knifehand  –  Sonkal
Inner Forearm  –  An Palmok
Outer Forearm  –  Bakat Palmok
Ball of the Foot  =  Apkumchi

What are the Korean terms for?
4 Direction Punch  –  Saju Jirugi
4 Direction Block  –  Saju Makgi

What are the Korean terms for the following techniques?
Middle Punch  –  Kaunde Jirugi.
Outer Forearm Low Block  –  Bakat Palmok Najunde Makgi.
Knifehand Low Block  –  Sonkal Najunde Makgi.
Inner Forearm Middle Block  –  An Palmok Kaunde Makgi.
Outer Forearm High Block  –  Bakat Palmok Nopunde Makgi.
Outer Forearm Rising Block  –  Bakat Palmok Chookyo Makgi.
Front Snap Kick  –  Ap Cha Busigi.