Minimum 3 months from 6th kup (Instructor’s discretion)
Students should perform techniques correctly with moderate power and good accuracy. There should be no significant errors in the patterns and
good balance in sparring. Sparring must show good control.
Tae Geuk 4 (Sah Jang): Thunder
Plus any 2 previous patterns
Stances - Crane, tiger and as previous
Blocks - Combination of knife-hand and fist in all stances and as
Strikes - Hammer-fist, all previous in 360° techniques and as previous
Kicking - 360° half turning kick, 360° crescent kick, hook kick and as
One-for-One Kicking - Combination of all previous kicks, touch contact; body protectors to be worn
One-Step Sparring - Five techniques; instructor’s choice; no takedowns; body
protectors to be worn
Free Sparring - No contact, light (‘touch’) contact or full contact, at
Locks, releases & throws; close-quarter techniques; attacks and counterattacks to vital
or sensitive points
16 years and above; elbow, sidekick, front kick and palm heel (˝–1 inch; plastic or
timber) dependent on size and age. Instructor’s discretion.
|| Dollyo Chagi
|| Pyeonhi Seogi
|| Charyot Seogi
|Parallel Ready Stance
|| Naranhi Seogi
These are the recommendations for 5th Kup by the
B.T.C.B. Technical Committee.