10th kup White Belt Grading Syllabus
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
4 Directional Punch
4 Directional Block
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?
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?
What is the title given to a 9th degree black belt?
Grand Master (Saseong).
What is the Korean term for Instructor?
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.