Green signifies the plant’s growth as TaekwonDo skills begin to develop

Grading Requirements

For promotion to 5th kup

(at the discretion of the Examiner; not in any particular order)

Please remember that anything from previous gradings may also be required by the Examiner

Patterns (Tul)

  • Won Hyo
  • All previous Tul
  • Exercises: Sajo Jirugi & Sajo Makgi

Linework

The Examiner will instruct students to perform a variety of techniques relevant to grade

Note: A senior student may demonstrate the techniques required.

Pre-Arranged Sparring

  • 3 step sparring (Sambo Matsogi) 1 – 6
  • 2 step sparring (Ibo Matsogi) 1 – 4

Free Sparring (Jayoo Matsogi)

You will be expected to spar with other students, demonstrating a variety of attacking, defensive and counter- attacking techniques and combinations, using light contact only.

Pad Work/Fitness

You may be asked to perform various techniques using focus pads or kick-shields, and a short fitness ‘spirit test’. Do your best and keep pushing until the end. This is a demonstration of Indomitable Spirit – one of the Tenets of TaekwonDo.

New Theory Terms:

Please learn these new words/terms. Don’t forget all your previous theory!

QuestionAnswer
Pattern Meaning & Number of Moves
Meaning of Blue Belt
What are the Tenets of TaekwonDo?
Courtesy
Integrity
Perseverance
Self-Control
Indomitable Spirit
Describe Self Control
Korean 2 step sparringIbo matsogi
Korean for Free sparringJayo matsogi
Korean for PalmSonbadak
Korean for ElbowPalkup
Korean for KneeMoorup
Korean for Fixed stance. Be able to describe and demonstrate the stance correctly.Gojung sogi
Korean for Closed stance. Be able to describe and demonstrate the stance correctly.Moa sogi
Korean for Closed ready stance A. Be able to describe and demonstrate the stance correctly.Moa chunbi sogi A
Korean for Bending ready stance A. Be able to describe and demonstrate the stance correctly.Goburyo chunbi sogi A
Korean for Knifehand high inward strikeSonkal nopunde anuro taerigi
Korean for Inner forearm circular blockAn palmok dollimyo makgi
Korean for Forearm guarding blockPalmok daebi makgi
Korean for Low front snap kickNajunde ap cha busigi
Korean for side piercing kickYop cha jirugi
What height is the yop cha jirugi performed in Won Hyo tul?Kaunde (Middle)

Theory Test

When you are ready, take your theory test here. New theory terms are on this page, but the test may include terminology from previous gradings. You will need to complete the test, scoring 70% in order to pass your grading; you can take the test as many times as you like. Once you have passed, the results will be saved to your student record.

You may also be asked questions during your grading.

Pattern:

Won Hyo

Movements: 28

Meaning: Won Hyo was the noted monk who introduced Buddhism to the Silla Dynasty in the year of 686 A.D.

(Pattern meaning must be learned word for word)

Diagram

Ready Posture: Close Ready Stance A

1. Move the left foot to B forming a right L-stance toward B while executing a twin forearm block.

(Niunja so sang palmok makgi)

2. Execute a high inward strike to B with the right knife-hand while bringing the left side fist in front of the right shoulder, maintaining a right L-stance toward B.

(Niunja so sonkal nopunde anuro taerigi)

3. Execute a middle punch to B with the left fist while forming a left fixed stance toward B, slipping the left foot to B.

(Gojung so kaunde yop jirugi)

4. Bring the left foot to the right foot and then move the right foot to A, forming a left L-stance toward A while executing a twin forearm block.

(Niunja so sang palmok makgi)

5. Execute a high inward strike to A with the left knife-hand while bringing the right side fist in front of the left shoulder, maintaining a left L-stance toward A.

(Niunja so sonkal nopunde anuro taerigi)

6. Execute a middle punch to A with the right fist while forming a right fixed stance toward A, slipping the right foot to A.

(Gojung so kaunde yop jirugi)

7. Bring the right foot to the left foot and then turn the face toward D while forming a right bending ready stance A toward D.

(guburyo junbi sogi A)

8. Execute a middle side piercing kick to D with the left foot.

(Kaunde yopcha jirugi)

9. Lower the left foot to D forming a right L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with a knife-hand.

(Niunja so sonkal kaunde daebi makgi)

10. Move the right foot to D forming a left L-stance toward D while executing a guarding block to D with a knife-hand.

(Niunja so sonkal kaunde daebi makgi)

11. Move the left foot to D forming a right L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with a knife-hand.

(Niunja so sonkal kaunde daebi makgi)

12. Move the right foot to D forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a middle thrust to D with the right straight finger tip.

(Gunnun so sun sonkut kaunde tulgi)

13. Move the left foot to E turning counter clockwise to form a right L-stance toward E, at the same time executing a twin forearm block.

(Niunja so sang palmok makgi)

14. Execute a high inward strike to E with the right knife-hand while bringing the left side fist in front of the right shoulder, maintaining a right L-stance toward E.

(Niunja so sonkal nopunde anuro taerigi)

15. Execute a middle punch to E with the left fist while forming a left fixed stance toward E, slipping the left foot to E.

(Gojung so kaunde yop jirugi)

16. Bring the left foot to the right foot and then move the right foot to F, forming a left L-stance toward F while executing a twin forearm block.

(Niunja so sang palmok makgi)

17. Execute a high inward strike to F with the left knife-hand while bringing the right side fist in front of the left shoulder, maintaining a left L-stance toward F.

(Niunja so sonkal nopunde anuro taerigi)

18. Execute a middle punch to F with the right fist while forming a right fixed stance toward F, slipping the right foot to F.

(Gojung so kaunde yop jirugi)

19. Bring the right foot to the left foot and then move the left foot to C forming a left walking stance toward C while executing a circular block to CF with the right inner forearm.

(Gunnun so anpalmok dollimyo makgi)

20. Execute a low front snap kick to C with the right foot, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 19. (Najunde apcha busigi)

21. Lower the right foot to C forming a right walking stance toward C while executing a middle punch to C with the left fist.

(Gunnun so kaunde bandae jirugi)

22. Execute a circular block to CE with the left inner forearm while maintaining a right walking stance toward C.

(Gunnun so anpalmok dollimyo makgi)

23. Execute a low front snap kick to C with the left foot, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 22.

(Najunde apcha busigi)

24. Lower the left foot to C forming a left walking stance toward C while executing a middle punch to C with the right fist.

(Gunnun so kaunde bandae jirugi)

25. Turn the face toward C forming a left bending ready stance A toward C.

(Guburyo junbi sogi A)

26. Execute a middle side piercing kick to C with the right foot.

(Kaunde yopcha jirugi)

27. Lower the right foot on line CD and then move the left foot to B, turning counter clockwise to form a right L-stance toward B, at the same executing a middle guarding block to B with the forearm.

(Niunja so palmok kaunde daebi makgi)

28. Bring the left foot to the right foot and then move the right foot to A forming a left L-stance toward A while executing a middle guarding clock to A with the forearm.

(Niunja so palmok kaunde daebi makgi)

END: Bring the right foot back to a ready posture.