Minimum 3 months from 9th kup (Instructor’s discretion)
Students should perform the majority of techniques correctly. Power
and accuracy are not essential although there should be evidence that
students are learning to develop correct methods for generation of
power. There should be few errors in the pattern.
Tae Geuk 1 (Il Jang): Heaven and Light
Attention; ready; walking; back; long; horse riding
Head block; low block; inside to outside chest block; outside to
inside chest block
Moving in long stance, head section, middle section and low section,
double punch, triple punch, single knife hand & elbow
Side kick, turning kick, pushing kick, and as previous (single and
double technique); front and back leg
- Using all seven kicks, no contact
Three-Step Sparring - Instructor’s choice
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 and side kick (˝–1 inch; plastic or
timber) dependent on size and age. Instructor’s discretion.
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These are the recommendations for 8th Kup by the
B.T.C.B. Technical Committee.