9th Kup

9th Kup Grading Revision Sheet

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

Theory

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

Korean Terminology

General Terms

Left – Wen
Right – Orun
Pattern – Tul

Parts of the Body

Ball of the Foot – Ap Kumchi
Foot Sword – Balkal
Head – Mori

Stances

L Stance – Niunja Sogi

Basic Movements

Rising Block – Chookyo Makgi
Forearm Guarding Block – Palmok Daebi Makgi
Knife Hand Strike – Sonkal Taerigi
Double Punch – Doo Jirugi
Front Snap Kick – Ap Chabusigi
Kick – Chagi

Chon-Ji

Number of Movements: 19

Meaning of Chon-Ji:9th_clip_image001
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