Red Belt to Black Tag (2nd Kup to 1st Kup)

Techniques

Fast motion double consecutive kicking – front / back / side / turning

Kick

Any

Pattern

Hwa Rang Tul

Sparring

One step sparring flying turning kick
One step sparring flying reverse turning kick
Free sparring 2 onto 1

Destruction

Under 17 and over 40 do not break.

Students own choice of destruction test

Flying reverse turning kick Air Break – One piece of wood
Any hand technique – three pieces of wood
Any foot technique – four to five pieces of wood

Theory

English – Korean

Closed ready stance – Moa junbi sogi

Downward knifehand strike – Sonkal naeryo taerigi

Elbow thrust – Palkup tulgi

Fixed stance – Gojung sogi

Inner forearm side front block – An palmok yop ap magki

Knife hand strike – Sonkal taerigi

L stance – Niunja sogi

Obverse Punch – Baro jirugi

Outer forearm block – Bakat palmok magki

Palm pushing block – Sonbadak miro magki

Reverse Punch – Bandae jirugi

Side piercing kick – Yop cha jirugi

Sitting stance – Annun sogi

Twin forearm block – Sang palmok magki

Upward punch – Ollyo jirugi

Vertical stance – Soo Jik sogi

Walking stance – Gunnun sogi

Application of Technique

Releases from rear ‘Half Nelson’hold

Pattern: Hwa Rang

Meaning:

is named after the Hwa-Rang youth group, which originated in the Silla Dynasty in the early 7th century. The 29 movements refer to the 29th Infantry Division, where Taekwon-Do developed into maturity

Pattern Pointers:

Middle pushing block:
Block is in line with left shoulder

Upwards punch
Punch is delivered straight to the point of the chin.

Bring the reaction hand (side fist) in front of shoulder

Downward strike
Hands back to back at pinnacle of arch action

Two sets of fast movements on movements 2 & 3 and 18 & 19
Two sliding movements on movements 6 & 25

One Step Sparring (Ilbo Matsoki)

In all cases the attacker lines up and attacks from the ready stance. The attack is a middle section obverse punch in all cases and is repeated on each side.

As the attack sequence is identical throughout 1 step sparring, only the defense movements are documented.

The Attacker is positioned at A facing the Defender at B.

Number 11 – Jump Turning Kick

1. Slide on a 45 degree angle toward B assuming L stance whilst executing a forearm guarding block. niunja so kaunde bakuro bakat palmok magki
2. Counter attack with a high flying turning kick landing in L stance guarding block.
Twimyo dollyo chagi
Number 12 – Jump Reverse Turning Kick

1. Step back towards B assuming L stance whilst executing a forearm guarding block. niunja so kaunde bakuro bakat palmok magki
2. Counter attack with a high flying reverse turning kick landing in L stance guarding block.
Twimyo bandae dollyo chagi