TRAINING PERIOD 
Minimum 3 months from 8th kup (Instructor’s discretion)

STANDARD 
Students should perform the majority of techniques correctly. Power is not essential but blocks and attacks should be fairly accurate. There should be few errors in the patterns.

POOMSAE 
Tae Geuk 2 (Ee Jang): Joyfulness
Tae Geuk 1 (Il Jang): Heaven and Light

BASICS 
Stances - Attention; ready; walking; back; long; horse riding and as previous
Blocks - Cross low, cross high, twin knife hand middle and low and as previous
Strikes - Spear finger thrust, knife hand strike (inside and outside) and as previous
Kicking - Step through turning kick and side kick, skipping half turning kick, and as previous

SPARRING 
One-for-One Kicking - Combination of all previous kicks; no contact
Three-Step Sparring - Instructor’s choice
Free Sparring - No contact, light (‘touch’) contact or full contact, at instructor’s discretion

SELF-DEFENCE 
Locks, releases & throws; close-quarter techniques; attacks and counterattacks to vital or sensitive points

BREAKING 
16 years and above, elbow, sidekick, front kick and palm heel (˝–1 inch; plastic or timber) dependent on size and age. Instructor’s discretion.

TERMINOLOGY 

Block Makki
Low Block Arae Makki
Middle Block Momtong Makki
Head Block Eolgool Makki
Front Punch Ap Jireugi
Reverse Punch Bandae Jireugi
  • Our club is a member of the British Taekwondo Control Board (B.T.C.B.) which is part of the World Taekwondo Federation (W.T.F.).

  • The President of the W.T.F. is Dr Choue Chong-Won.

  • The W.T.F. headquarters are situated in Seoul, Korea.

These are the recommendations for 7th Kup by the B.T.C.B. Technical Committee.              

 

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