Grading Material for 5th Kup

Requirements:

  • Yul-Gok Tul(click for description & Video)
  • One Step Sparring (ILBO MATSOGI)
  • Free Sparring (JAYU MATSOGI)

Power:

  • Side Piercing Kick
  • Reverse Turning Kick

 

English - Korean Dictionary

Attacking Techniques

Front Elbow Strike

Ap Palkup Taerigi



Defending Techniques

Palm Hooking Block Son Badak Golcho Makgi
Twin Knifehand Block Sang Sonkal Makgi
Double Inner Forearm Block Doo An Palmok Makgi
Stances
X-Stance Kyocha Sogi

 

Yul-Gok Tul (38 Movements):
Yul-Gok is the pseudonym of a great philosopher and scholar Yi I (1536-1584) nicknamed the 'Confucius of Korea'. The 38 movements of this pattern represent his birthplace on 38 degrees latitude and the diagram represents the word 'scholar'.

Meaning of Blue Belt:
Blue signifies the Heaven towards which the plant matures into a towering tree as training in Taekwon-Do progresses.