7th Kup (Yellow belt green tag)

Questions

1) How many patterns do you know?

At 7th Kup you know three patterns, Chon-Ji, Dan-gun and Do-san

2) Name the pattern you have learnt and how many moves it has?

Do-san and it has 24 moves.

3) What is the meaning of the pattern you have learnt?

Do-san is the pseudonym of the patriot Ahn Chang-Ho (1876 to 1938). The 24 movements represent his entire life, which he devoted to furthering the education of Korea and its independence movement.

4) What does the colour 'green' signify in Taekwon-Do?

Green signifies the plants growth as your training in Tae Kwon Do begins to develop.

5) What are the different instructor classifications?

  • Boosabum or National Instructor (1st to 3rd Dan)
  • Sabum or International Instructor (4th to 6th Dan)
  • Sahyung or Master (7th and 8th Dan)
  • Saseung Grandmaster (9th Dan)

6) What class is your instructor?

Either:
  • Mr Steven Millis 7th Dan Master Instructor
  • Mr Colin Mortimore 3rd Dan National Instructor
  • Mr Shaun Parkin 3rd Dan National Instructor
  • Ms Michelle Harris 3rd Dan National Instructor

7) What is a Makgi?

Makgi means Block.

8) What is a Jirugi?

Jirugi means Punch.

9) What is a Chagi?

Chagi means Kick.

10) What is a Tulgi?

Tulgi means Thrust.

11) What is a Taerigi?

Taerigi means Strike.

12) Name and perform a Thrust from pattern Do-San.

Son Sunkut Tulgi - Straight Fingertip Thrust

13) Name and perform a Strike from pattern Do-San.

Either:
  • Dung Joomuk Taerigi - Backfist Strike
  • Sonkal Yop Taerigi - Knifehand Side Strike

14) When performing a Front Kick what part of the foot do you use?

Ap Kumchi - Front sole.

15) The two punches that follow the Front Kicks in Do-San are performed in a particular motion. What is this Motion called?

Barun Donjak - Fast Motion.

16) Demonstrate Side Kick and name the part of the foot you use. (Juniors use pad, Seniors us breaking boards)

Balkal - Footswoord (Be able to demonstrate side kick).

17) Demonstrate Turning Kick and name the part of the foot you use. (Juniors use pad, Seniors us breaking boards)

Ap Kumchi - Front sole (Be able to demonstrate turning kick)

Practical

1) Pattern Do-San see patterns

2) Be prepared to perform any of the previous grade patterns

3) Three step sparring

4) Three step semi-free sparring

5) Demonstrate Left and Right Side kick against a target

6) Adults attempt breaking a focus board using Left and Right Side kick

7) Demonstrate Left and Right Turning kick against a target

8) Adults attempt breaking a focus board using Left and Right Turning kick

* Note this is the minimum requirement for this grade, you may be asked to perform other techniques learnt during class.