UCD Taekwondo Club
The Fightingest Martial Arts Club in UCD

8th Kup - Yellow Belt

Examinable


Terminology


General

  • Continous Motion - Yonsok Dongjak
  • Defending Techniques

  • Knifehand Guarding Block - Sonkal Daebi Makgi
  • Twin Forearm Block - Sang Palmok Makgi
  • Side Rising Kick - Yop Cha Olligi
  • Attacking Techniques

  • Turning Kick - Dollyo Chagi
  • Side Piercing Kick - Yop Cha Jirugi
  • Inward Knifehand Strike - Anuro Sonkal Taerigi
  • Backfist Strike - Dung Joomuk Taerigi
  • Dan-Gun Tul (21 Movements)


    DAN-GUN is named after the Holy Dan-Gun, the legendary founder of Korea in the year 2333 B.C.


    Dan-Gun
    Dan-Gun Tul Diagram

    Ready Posture - PARALLEL READY STANCE (Facing D)

    1. Move the left foot to B forming a right L-stance toward B, at the same time executing a middle guarding block to B with a knife-hand.
    2. Move the right foot to B forming a right walking stance toward B while executing a high punch to B with the right fist.
    3. Move the right foot to A turning clockwise to form a left L-stance toward A, at the same time executing a middle guarding block to A with a knife-hand.
    4. Move the left foot to A forming a left walking stance toward A while executing a high 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 high punch to D with the right fist.
    7. Move the left foot to D forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a high punch to D with the left fist.
    8. Move the right foot to D forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a high punch to D with the right fist.
    9. Move the left foot to E, turning counter clockwise to form a right L-stance toward E while executing a twin forearm block to E.
    10. Move the right foot to E forming a right walking stance toward E while executing a high punch to E with the right fist.
    11. Move the right foot to F turning clockwise to form a left L-stance toward F while executing a twin forearm block to F.
    12. Move the left foot to F forming a left walking stance toward F while executing a high punch to F with the left fist.
    13. Move the left foot to C forming a left walking stance toward C while executing a low block to C with the left forearm.
    14. Execute a rising block with the left forearm, maintaining the left walking stance toward C. Perform 13 and 14 in a continuous motion.
    15. Move the right foot to C forming a right walking stance toward C, at the same time executing a rising block with the right forearm.
    16. Move the left foot to C forming a left walking stance toward C, at the same time executing a rising block with the left forearm.
    17. Move the right foot to C forming a right walking stance toward C, at the same time executing a rising block with the right forearm.
    18. Move the left foot to B turning counter clockwise to form a right L-stance toward B while executing a middle outward strike to B with the left knife-hand.
    19. Move the right foot to B forming a right walking stance toward B while executing a high punch to B with the right fist.
    20. Move the right foot to A turning clockwise to form a left L-stance toward A while executing a middle outward strike to A with the right knife-hand.
    21. Move the left foot to A forming a left walking stance toward A while executing a high punch to A with the left fist.
    END: Bring the left foot back to a ready posture.


    Sambo Matsogi



    This 3-step is not pre-arranged, however 8th kup 'attackers' can tell the 'defender' what they are about to attack with.

    After extensively practicing this exercise the student should be able to:

    Main points:

    Attacker:

    Defender:

    Counter Attack:


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