Tae kwon do – 6th Kup – Green Belt Grading
A while back I started learning Tae Kwon Do, which is a martial arts which originated in Korea. Tae Kwon Do means Foot, Fist and way. It is well known for its dynamic kicks. The organisation I belong to is the TAGB which the largest martial arts organisation in Europe.
As I am doing my 6th Kup Grading I have wrote a quick guide for what is needed for the green belt grading.
The line work is based on Won Hyo Pattern for example the first three move Won Hyo, Hooking Block.
Pattern – Won Hyo and Examiner/ Choice Pattern
Won Hyo is a 28 movement pattern it is named after the monk wonhyo who introduced buddhism to the Silla Dynasty in the year 686 AD
Three step sparing 8 – 10
|Defence||Right leg L stance middle knifehand block|
|Counter attack||Slide back at 45 forearm guarding block in an L stance. Then execute right sidekick then do knife hand strike in the back of the neck.|
|Defence||Right leg L stance palm pushing block|
|Counter attack||Slide back at 45 knife hand guarding block. Then execute a turning kick to the mid section. Place your kicking foot behind the opponent leading leg. Then a knife hand strike to the back of the neck.|
|Defence||Right leg L stance middle knife hand block|
|Counter attack||Slide back at 45 knife hand guarding block. Then execute a reverse side kick land in a walking stance with a knife hand strike to the chin.|
Semi Free Sparring
Attacking students start in L stance, guarding block. Defending students start in parallel stance.
|Won Hyo||Won Hyo is a 28 movement pattern it is named after the monk Won Hyo who introduced Buddhism to the Silla Dynasty in the year 686 AD|
|Green Belt||Green signifies the plant’s growth as skills begin to develop.|
|3 Step Semi-Free Sparring||This form of sparring is designed as a step forward from basic 3 step sparring. It involves three consecutive attacks which can be hand or feet and three blocks or evasions, plus a counter attack.|
|Dollymio Makgi||Circular Block|
|Golcho Makgi||Hooking Block|
|Hori Makgi||Waist Block|
|Goburyo Sogi||Bending Ready Stance ‘A’|
|Moa Junbi Sogi ‘A’||Closed Ready Stance ‘A’|
|Soojik Sogi||Vertical Stance|
|Punches and Kicks|
|Moorup Chagi||Knee Kick|
|Bandae dollyo chagi||Reverse Turning Kick|
|Yop jirugi||Side Punch|
|Sewo Jirugi||Vertical Punch|
|Ibo Matsoki||2 Step Sparring|
|Dwit Chook||Back Heel|
|Dwit Kumchi||Back Sole|