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9th Kup Grading Revision Sheet   print-friendly version

Variations of the grading format are at the examiner's discretion, this sheet is for guidance only

Practical


Sitting Stance – Double Punch
Walking Ready Stance - Front Kick
Walking Stance – Double Punch
L Stance – Middle Block
L Stance – Knifehand Strike
Walking Stance – Low Block / Rising Block
Pattern - Chon-Ji

Theory


Meaning Of Yellow Belt
Yellow signifies the Earth, from which a plant sprouts and takes root, as Tae Kwon-Do foundation is being laid

Korean Terms

Back (as in back fist) Dung
Ball of foot Ap Kumchi
Footsword Balkal
Front snap kick Ap Chabusigi
Guarding block Daebi makgi
Head Mori
Kick Chagi
L Stance Niunja Sogi
Left Wen
Outside Bakat
Pattern Tul
Press ups Momtong Bachia
Ready stance Chumbi sogi
Right Orun
Rising Block Chookyo makgi
Side Yop
Three step sparring Sambo matsoki

DiagramChon-Ji

Number of Movements: 19

Meaning of Chon-Ji:
CHON- JI means literally "the Heaven the Earth". It is, in the Orient, interpreted as the creation of the world or the beginning of human history, therefore, it is the initial pattern played by the beginner. This pattern consists of two similar parts; one to represent the Heaven and the other the Earth

Starting Position: Parallel ready stance

The illustrations for this pattern assume that the student is standing on line AB and facing D

  1. Move the left foot to B forming a left walking stance toward B while executing a low block to B with the left forearm
  2. Move the right foot to B forming a right walking stance toward B while executing a middle punch to B with the right fist
  3. Move the right foot to A, turning clockwise to form a right walking stance toward A while executing a low block to A with the right forearm
  4. Move the left foot to A forming a left walking stance toward A while executing a middle punch to A with the left fist
  5. Move the left foot to D forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a low block to D with the left forearm
  6. Move the right foot to D forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a middle punch to D with the right fist
  7. Move the right foot to C turning clockwise to form a right walking stance toward C while executing a low block to C with the right forearm
  8. Move the left foot to C forming a left walking stance toward C while executing a middle punch to C with the left fist
  9. Move the left foot to A forming a right L-stance toward A while executing a middle block to A with the left inner forearm
  10. Move the right foot to A forming a right walking stance toward A while executing a middle punch to A with the right fist
  11. Move the right foot to B turning clockwise to form a left L-stance toward B while executing a middle block to B with the right inner forearm
  12. Move the left foot to B forming a left walking stance toward B while executing a middle punch to B with the left fist
  13. Move the left foot to C forming a right L-stance toward C while executing a middle block to C with the left inner forearm
  14. Move the right foot to C forming a right walking stance toward C while executing a middle punch to C with the right fist
  15. Move the right foot to D turning clockwise to form a left L-stance toward D while executing a middle block to D with the right inner forearm
  16. Move the left foot to D forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a middle punch to D with the left fist
  17. Move the right foot to D forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a middle punch to D with the right fist
  18. Move the right foot to C forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a middle punch to D with the left fist
  19. Move the left foot to C forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a middle punch to D with the right fist

END: Bring the left foot back to a ready posture