Terminology Applicable to Blue Tag 5th kups
Yul-gok (38 movements): Yul-gok is the pseudonym of a great philosopher and scholar Yi Ee (1536-1584), nicknamed, “The Confuscious of Korea.” The 38 movements of the pattern represent his birthplace in the 38° latitude and the diagram represents “Scholar.”
- Consecutive movement means using one breath per move, as in normal execution.
- Connecting movement means using one breath for two movements, as in Yul-Gok, movement numbers 16 & 17, and 19 and 20.
- Son badak (the palm) is used for Golcho Makgi (hooking block).
- When performing Sang sonkal Makgi, the knifehand rising block must be over the centre line.
- When in Kyocha Sogi (X-stance) both feet must point in the same direction.
Blue belt signifies the heaven, toward which the plant develops into a towering tree as training in Taekwon-Do progressses.
Blue belt 4th kups
To demonstrate. Line work
Joong Gun & Yul Gok Various
1 Step Sparring Distruction (adults only breaking)
Free sparring LRTK RRTK
Terminology Applicable to 4th Kup
Joong Gun (32 movements) Joong Gun is named after the patriot Ahn Joong Gun, who assassinated Hiro-Bumi Ito, the first JAPANESE Governor General of Korea, known as the man who played the leading part in the Korea-Japan merger. There are 32 movements in this pattern to represent Mr. Ahn’s age when he was executed at Lui-Shung prison in 1910.
- When performing angle punch (Giokja Jirugi) the fist finishes on the chest line.
- Arc hand (Bandal Son) is used for U-shape block.