8th Kup Yellow Belt

Primary Taekwon-Do

Yellow Belt - 8th Kup


Walking stance – Low block, rising block x 4, counted in Korean. Fwd + Back

Walking stance – Front Snap Kick, Double Punch x 4, counted in Korean. Fwd + Back

L-Stance – Twin Forearm Block x 4, counted in Korean. Fwd + Back

L-Stance – Knifehand Guarding Block x 4, counted in Korean. Fwd + Back

3 step sparring. Numbers 1  & 2

Power test, techniques determined by examiner on the day

Sajo Jirugi 1, Sajo Jirugi 2, Sajo Makgi , Chon-Ji



White signifies innocence, as that of the beginning student who has no previous knowledge of Taekwon-do.

Yellow signifies earth, from which a plant sprouts and takes root, as TaeKwon-Do foundation is being laid.

1.How many moves in Dan-Gun? – 21

2.What is the meaning of Dan-Gun? – Dan-Gun is named after the holy Dan Gun, the legendary founder of Korea in the year of 2333 B.C.

3.How do you form a knifehand Guarding block and what’s the Korean name? – Sonkal Daebi Makgi

4.How do you form twin forearm block and what’s the Korean name? – Sang Palmok Makgi

5.How do you form inward outer forearm block and what’s the Korean name? – Anaero Bakat Palmok Makgi

6.When performing twin forearm block, which is the primary block & why? – The middle outer forearm block, facing the primary technique

7.What is the Korean for side piercing, turning & front snap kick? – Yop Cha-Jirugi, Dollyo Chagi & Ap Chabusigi

8.What part of the foot is used in front snap, side piercing & turning kick – Ball of the foot – Ap kumchi & Foot sword – Balkal

9.What body position should you be, in L-stance? – Half facing only

10.What is Left and Right in Korean? – Wen (left) and Orun (right)

11.What is the Korean for 3 step sparring? – Sambo Matsoki

12.Name 5 blocks in English & Korean? – Najunde Bakat Palmok makgi, Kaunde An palmok makgi, Najunde Sonkal makgi, Chookyo makgi, Sang Palmok makgi and Sonkal Daebi makgi

13.Is Twin forearm block performed half, side or full facing? – Half Facing

14.What is the Korean for Outward knifehand strike? – Bakaero Sonkal Taerigi

15.What is significant about the years 1955 and 1967? – Taekwon-Do was foundered 1955, Taekwon-Do came to the UK 1967

16.What does the colour Green signify? – Green signifies the plant’s growth as Taekwon-Do skills begin to develop

17.Name 3 stances in English & Korean? – Gunnon (Walking), Annun (Sitting), Niunja(L stance), Narani (Parrallel), Charyot (Attention) Sogi (Stance)

18.What is the Korean for inward and outward? – Anaero (inward) Bakaero (outward)