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The Meaning Of Yellow Belt

The Meaning Of Yellow Belt

Signifies the earth from which a plant sprouts and takes root as the foundation of Taekwondo is being laid.

The Meaning Of Your Pattern - Chon-Ji

CHON- JI means literally ” the Heaven the Earth”. It is, in the Orient, interpreted as the creation of the world or the beginning of human history, therefore, it is the initial pattern played by the beginner. This pattern consists of two similar parts; one to represent the Heaven and the other the Earth.

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Chon-Ji  :Pattern

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When two opponents of equal strength and technique fight it off, it is what is in their heart, and how they use their mind that will decide who will win. 

You Should Know These Basic Movements

Rising Block

Rising Block

Chookyo Makgi

Forearm Guarding Block

Forearm Guarding Block

Palmok Daebi Makgi

Knifehand Strike

Knifehand Strike

Sonkal Taerigi

Double Punch

Double Punch

Doo Jirugi 

Front Snap Kick

Front Snap Kick

Ap Chabusigi




You Should Know The Korean Words For These

Training hall – Dojang

Training suit – Dobuk

Punch. Jirugi

Block. Makgi

Ball of the Foot – Ap Kumchi

Foot Sword – Balkal

Head – Mori

New Techniques - You Will Be Asked To Perform These

1: Sitting stance, double punch

Annun sogi, ap joomuk jirugi (x2)

2: Walking stance, front kick, double punch

Gunnun sogi, ap chagi, baro jirugi, bandae jirugi

3: Walking stance, low block, reverse punch

Gunnun sogi, bakat palmok najundi makgi, bandae jirugi

4: Knife-hand low section block

Sonkal najunde makgi

5: Front kick — Ap chagi

6: Front snap kick — ( apcha bisugi )

7: L Stance – Niunja Sogi

Typical Questions You May Be Asked By Your Instructor

1. How many moves in Chon-ji? 
2. What is the meaning of Chon-ji? 
3. How do you form a knifehand? 
4. What is front snap kick in Korean? 
5. What part of the foot is used when performing front snap kick? 
6. What is the Korean for a pattern? 
7. What is the Korean for a Strike? 
8. What does the colour Yellow Belt signify? 
9. What is L-stance in Korean? 
10. What is the weight distribution in L-stance? 
11. What is the Korean for 3 step sparring? 
12. Name 3 blocks in Korean? 
13. What part of the arm is the blocking tool when using Rising block? 
14. Is Rising block performed half or full facing? 
15. What is the Korean for double punch? 
16. What is significant about 11th April 1955 ? 
17. Who is our GrandMaster in Taekwondo, currently 9th Degree? 
18. What is the Korean for fore fist & back fist? 
19. What is the Korean for knifehand? 

20. Count to 10 in Korean.

21. How do you perform a fist?

22. Name the 5 Tenets of Taekwondo.

23. What does Taekwondo stand for?

24. What is the Korean name for Reverse and Obverse?

Yellow Tag – Quiz

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