Thames Valley Taekwon-Do Reading

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3rd Kup


 

 

Question One

Name the all of the patterns you have learnt and how many moves in each?

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• Chon-Ji (19 Moves)
• Dan-Gun (21 Moves)
• Do-San (24 Moves)
• Won-Hyo (28 Moves)
• Yul-Gok (38 Moves)
• Joong-Gun (32 Moves)
• Toi-Gye (37 Moves)

Question Two

Who was Toi Gye?

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TOI-GYE is the pen name of the noted scholar Yi Hwang (16th century), an authority on neo- Confucianism. The 37 movements of the pattern refer to his birthplace on 37 latitude, the diagram represents ‘scholar’.

Question Three

What does the colour red signify?

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Red signifies Danger, cautioning the student to exercise control and warning the opponent to stay away.

Question Four

Name and show all the stances you know

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• Moa sogi A, B (Close stance A, B)
• Charyot sogi (Attention stance)
o Feet form a 45° angle

• Narani sogi (Parallel stance)
o 1 Shoulder width measured Outside to outside

• Annun sogi (Sitting stance)
o 1½ Shoulder width measured Inside to inside

• Gunnun sogi (Walking stance)
o 1 Shoulder width centre of feet, 1½ Shoulder width long measured Toe to Toe
o Front foot points forward, rear foot pointing outward by 25°
o Weight distributed 50% front leg and 50% rear leg

• Nachuo sogi (Low stance)
o 1½ Shoulder width long measured Heel front foot to Toes rear Foot
o Weight distributed 50% front leg and 50% rear leg

• Niunja sogi (L stance)
o 1½ Shoulder width measured Toes to outside rear foot
o Toes of both feet point in by 15°
o Weight distributed 30% front leg and 70% rear leg

• Gojung sogi (Fixed stance)
o 1½ Shoulder width measured Toes to inside rear foot
o Toes of both feet point in by 15°
o Weight distributed 50% front leg and 50% back leg

• Guburyo sogi A (Bending stance A)
• Kyocha sogi (X-stance)
• Dwitbal sogi (Rear foot stance)
o 1 Shoulder width measured Toes to outside rear foot
o Toes of front foot point in by 25°, Toes of rear foot point in by 15°

Question Five

Name and demonstrate the technique using knee.

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Knee upward kick – Moorup Ollyo Chagi

Question Six

What is the difference between Front Kick (Ap Chagi) and Side-Front Kick (Yop Ap Chagi)?

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Front kick is performed full facing with front sole (ap kumchi) finishing centre line.
With side front kick the kick is performed half facing by pivoting the supporting leg to gain extra reach.

Question Seven

Name and point to all the hand parts you know.

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Question Eight

Name and point to all the foot parts you know

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Question Nine

Demonstrate Yopcha jirugi (Side Peircing Kick) and name the part of the foot you use. (Juniors use pad, Seniors use breaking boards)

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Balkal – Foot sword (Be able to demonstrate side kick)

Question Ten

Demonstrate Dollyo Chagi (Turning Kick) and name the part of the foot you use. (Juniors use pad, Seniors use breaking boards)

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Ap Kumchi – Front sole (Be able to demonstrate turning kick stood at a 45° angle)

Question Eleven

Demonstrate Bandae Dollyo Chagi (Reverse Turning Kick) and name the part of the foot you use. (Juniors use pad, Seniors use breaking boards)?

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Dwitchook – Heel (Be able to demonstrate reverse turning kick stood at a 45° angle)

PRACTICAL

1) Pattern Toi-Gye see patterns

2) Be prepared to perform any of the previous grade patterns

3) One step sparring

4) Free sparring

5) Two Verses One sparring

6) Self defence techniques

7) Demonstrate Left and Right Reverse Turning kick against a target

8) Adults attempt breaking a focus board using Left and then Reverse Right
Turning kick

9) Adults demonstrate a choice of hand technique against a target

10) Adults given option to attempt breaking a focus board using hand
technique

* Note this is the minimum requirement for this grade, you may be asked to
perform other techniques learnt during class.

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