Thames Valley Taekwon-Do Reading

Rivermead Leisure Complex, Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 8EQ.


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10th Kup


 

 

 

Question One

What Martial Art are you learning?

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Taekwon-do

Question Two

Can you spell Taekwon-do?

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T a e k w o n d o (phonics ok for age 5 and under)

Question Three

What does Taekwon-do mean?

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‘Tae’ means foot, ‘kwon means hand and ‘do means art or way. Taekwon-do is the art of self-defence using hand and foot techniques.

Question Four

What grade are you?

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10th Kup White belt.

Question Five

What does the colour ‘white’ mean in Taekwon-do?

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

Question Six

Who is your Instructor? (Name and grade)

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Mr Andrew Whiteley VII Degree

Question Seven

What are the ‘Five Tenets’ of Taekwon-do?

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• Courtesy

• Integrity

• Perseverance

• Self control

• Indomitable spirit

(C.I.P.S.I.)

Question Eight

Who founded Taekwon-do? (Name and grade)

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General Choi Hong Hi, 9th Dan

Question Nine

Who introduced Taekwon-do to the UK? (Name and grade)

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First Grandmaster Rhee Ki Ha, 9th Dan

Question Ten

Can you count to 10 in Korean?

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Hanna, Dool, Set, Net, Tasot, Yasot, Ilgop, Yodul, Ahop, Yol

Question Eleven

Where is your ‘Home of fist’?

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Show by making a fist with your reaction hand position it so your side fist is on your hip/belt.

Question Twelve

Using Korean terminology can you name and show all the stances you know?

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Charyot sogi (Attention stance), Narani sogi (Parallel stance), Gunnun sogi (Walking stance)

Question Thirteen

When in walking stance which leg is bent and which leg is straight?

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The front leg should be bent and the rear leg should be straight.

Question Fourteen

How much weight is on the front and back leg when stood in walking stance?

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50% front leg and 50% back leg

Question Fifteen

Can you show the difference between a left walking stance and a right walking stance?

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At the moment, just think whichever leg is most bent identifies the stance. For example, if the right leg is most bent then you are in a right stance.

Question Sixteen

Show the difference between obverse and reverse punch whilst in walking stance.

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If you are punching with the same arm as your most bent leg, you are performing an obverse punch. If you are punching with the opposite arm to your most bent leg, you are performing a reverse punch.

Question Seventeen

Can you point to your inner forearm?

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InnerForearm

Question Eighteen

Can you point to your outer forearm?

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OuterFirearm

PRACTICAL

1) 10 parallel stance punches

2) 10 rising kicks (left and right leg)

3) 10 push ups

4) Walking stance fore fist punch

5) Walking stance inner forearm middle block

6) Walking stance inner forearm middle block, reverse punch

7) Saju makgi (Four direction block)

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