Blue Belt Grading Information

LINE WORK FOR 4TH KUPS

 

FWD – FRONT KICK TURNING KICK COMBINATION LAND IN L-STANCE KNIFE HAND STRIKE REVERSE PUNCH KIAP PULL BACK TO GUARD

BWD – COMBINATION FROM JOON-GUN KNIFE HAND GUARDING BLOCK UPPER ELBOW STRIKE

FWD – FRONT KICK LAND IN WALKING STANCE WITH TWIN VERTICAL PUNCH

BWD – L-STANCE DOWNWARDS BLOCK REVERSE PUNCH KIAP PULL BACK TO GUARD

FWD – CRESCENT KICK BACK KICK COMBINATION LAND IN L-STANCE WITH GUARDING BLOCK

BWD – JOON-GUN COMBINATION BACK FIST/RELEASE/REVERSE PUNCH

 

PATTERN – STUDENTS CHOICE

PATTERN – EXAMINERS CHOICE

PATTERN – EXAMINERS CHOICE

PATTERN – JOON-GUN

 

2 STEP SPARING No 5-8, JUNIORS No 3-4

1 STEP SPARING – BASIC - 2 SIMPLE EFFECTIVE COMBINATIONS

 

PAD WORK – TURNING KICK USING INSTEP BOTH LEGS,                                STEP THROUGH SIDE KICK USING FOOT SWORD BOTH LEGS

 

FREE SPARING – HANDS ONLY

FREE SPARING – LEGS ONLY

FREE SPARING – NORMAL

 

THEORY

 

TYPICAL THEORY FOR 4TH KUPS

 

Theory for your 4th Kup grading typically consists of 3 more questions relating to the training that you have done so far

 

THE MOST COMMON QUESTIONS ARE:-

 

What is the meaning of your pattern and how many movements does it have?

Explain what is happening on the first 3 movements of your pattern?

What is the difference between 3 step and 2 step and 1 step sparing?

Give a brief history of Tae Kwon-Do

Name 3 different knife hand strikes

What is the pupose of a pressing block?

Why perform movements in slow motion?

Why are there 24 patterns?

What is the korean for cresent kick and what part of the foot does it use?

What does the colour blue signify?

What is the Korean for 1 step sparing?

Why bring your fist close to the elbow on a double forearm block?

 

 

Remember that these are just examples of questions you might be asked at a grading, a student should have a good knowledge of their theory before going to grade.

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