5TH KUP Grade SHEET – GREEN BELT – Blue Tag

5TH KUP Grade SHEET – GREEN BELT – Blue Tag

To pass you grading you will have to demonstrate:

Moves and patterns from your previous gradings

  • Moves and patterns from your previous gradings
  • Yul gok tul
  • Reverse turning Kick Right and Left
  • Golcha Maki – Hooking Block (option to grab) Elbow techniques
  • Upward Elbow,
  • Front Elbow,
  • Downward Elbow,
  • Rear Elbow,
  • Side Elbow 

Theory

  1. How many moves in Yulgok ?
  • 38
  1. Can you tell me anything about Yulgok?
  • He was a great Scholar.
  1. What does blue belt signify?
  • Heaven, plant becomes a tree

Additional Theory

Interpretation of Yulgok

  • Yul-Gok is the pseudonym of a great philosopher and scholar Yi I (1536-1584) nicknamed the “Confucius of Korea”. The 38 movements of this pattern refer to his birthplace on 38o latitude and the diagram represents scholar.

Blue belt signifies:

  • The heaven towards which the plant matures into a towering tree as training in Tae Kwon Do progresses

Terminology

  • Wi Palkup – Upward Elbow
  • Ap Palkup, – Front Elbow
  • Nerio Palkup, – Downward Elbow
  • Dwit Palkup – Rear Elbow
  • Yop Palkup – Side Elbow
  • Kyocha Maki – X Stance 

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