White Belt

Grading Requirements

Techniques

Press Ups (10) Momtong Bachim
(Flat Hand Up to 17 years/over 40 – Adults Knuckles)

Sitting Stance – Middle Punching (10)
Annun Sogi - Kaunde Ap Joomuk Jirugi

Walking Stance – Middle Outer Forearm Block/Reverse Punch
Gunnun Sogi - Kaunde Bakat Palmok Makgi / Bandae Jirugi

Front Snap Kick Apcha Busigi

Pattern

Four Direction Block Saju Makgi
Four Direction Punch Saju Jirugi

Sparring

3 Step Footwork Sambo Matsogi
Semi Free Sparring Banjayu Matsogi

Destruction

No destruction required

Theory

Korean Terminology for Your Grade

Application of Technique

Releases from single wrist grab

Saju Jirugi Four Directional Punch

pattern-diagram
No Move Stance Section Action

To Begin

Parallel Ready

1

Step to C (Right Foot)

Walking

Mid

Obverse Punch

2

Turn to A

Walking

Low

Outer forearm block

3

Step to A

Walking

Mid

Obverse Punch

4

Turn to D

Walking

Low

Outer Forearm Block

5

Step to D

Walking

Mid

Obverse Punch

6

Turn to B

Walking

Low

Outer Forearm Block

7

Step to B

Walking

Mid

Obverse Punch

To End

Parallel Ready

Right foot moves

1

Step to C (Left Foot)

Walking

mid

obverse punch

2

Turn to B

Walking

Low

Outer Forearm Block

3

Step to B

Walking

Mid

Obverse Punch

4

Turn to D

Walking

Low

Outer Forearm Block

5

Step to D

Walking

Mid

Obverse Punch

6

Turn to A

Walking

Low

Outer Forearm Block

7

Step to A

Walking

Mid

Obverse Punch

To End

Parallel Ready

Left Foot Moves

Saju Magki Four Directional Block

No

Move

Stance

Section

Action

To Begin

Parallel Ready

1

Step Right Foot

Walking

Low

Knifehand Block

2

Step to C

Walking

Mid

Inner Forearm Block

3

Turn to A

Walking

Low

Knifehand Block

4

Step to A

Walking

Mid

Inner Forearm Block

5

Turn to D

Walking

Low

Knifehand Block

6

Step to D

Walking

Mid

Inner Forearm Block

7

Turn to B

Walking

Low

Knifehand Block

8

Step to B

Walking

Mid

Inner Forearm Block

To End

Parallel Ready

Right Foot Moves

1

Step Left Foot Back

Walking

Low

Knifehand Block

2

Step to C

Walking

Mid

Inner Forearm Block

3

Turn to B

Walking

Low

Knifehand Block

4

Step to B

Walking

Mid

Inner Forearm Block

5

Turn to D

Walking

Low

Knifehand Block

6

Step to D

Walking

Mid

Inner Forearm Block

7

Turn to A

Walking

Low

Knifehand Block

8

Step to A

Walking

Mid

Inner Forearm Block

To End

Parallel Ready

Left Foot Moves

Sambo Matsogi Three Step Sparring

General Points

The attacker steps forward three times in a walking stance. The defender steps back three times in a walking stance. The pattern of the feet should go, attackers foot outside, inside, outside.

Line up by:

Attacker placing front foot of walking stance parallel to defenders foot while in Parallel Ready Stance for partners of the same height.
If the attacker is taller then the walking stance should be in front of the defender (toes of walking stance next to toes of defenders foot while in Parallel Ready Stance. If the attacker is shorter then the walking stance should be to the back of the defender (heel of front foot in walking stance next to heel of defenders foot while in Parallel Ready Stance. Attacker kihaps when ready to attack, the defender then kihaps when ready.

Footwork

Attacker: steps forward into right walking stance.
Defender: steps back into a left walking stance.
Attacker: steps forward into a left walking stance.
Defender: steps back into a right walking stance.
Attacker: steps forward into a right walking stance.
Defender: steps back into a left walking stance.

Banjayu Matsogi Semi-Free Sparring

Ready position for both attacker and defender move right leg back to L-stance forearm guarding block.

Attacker kihaps when ready to attack, the defender then kihaps when ready.
Attacker: steps forward with three kicks and finishes in guarding block.
Defender: steps back blocking or moving out the way of the kicks. Counters with a kick and lands in forearm guarding block. Kihap on finish.

Theory

Tae kwon Do – means Kicking & Punching Art; or foot fist way of life.
Founder of TaeKwon Do – Grand Master Choi Hong Hi 9th Degree Black belt
President & Chief of GTUK – Master Oldham 8th Degree Black belt

GTUK OATH Tenets
As a member of the GTUK
I shall observe the tenets of TaeKwon-Do
I shall respect the instructors & seniors
I shall never misuse TaeKwon-Do
I shall be a champion of freedom and justice
I shall build a more peaceful world

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Technique Korean
Instructor Commands Instructor Commands
Attention Charyot
Bow Kyonge-ye
Relax Swiyo
Ready Junbi
Start Si Jak
Back to Mark Baro
Stop Goman
Tenets Tenents
Courtesy Ye Ui
Integrity Yom Chi
Perserverance In Nae
Self Control Guk Gi
Indomitable Spirit Baekjul Boolgool
Stance Sogi
Sitting Stance Annun Sogi
Walking Stance Gunnun Sogi
Parallel Ready Stance Narani Junbi Sogi
Kicks Chagi
Front Kick Ap Chagi
Side Kick Yop Chagi
Turning Kick Dollyo Chagi
Block Makgi
Outer Forearm Block Bakat Palmok Makgi
Inner Forearm Block An Palmok Makgi
Knifehand Low Block Sonkal Najunde Makgi
Section Section
Low Najunde
Middle Kaunde
High Nopunde
Punch Jirugi
Obverse Punch Baro Jirugi
Reverse Punch Bandae Jirugi
Fore Fist Punch Ap Joomuk Jirugi
Other Other
Training Hall Dojang
Suit Dobok
Belt Tie
Kup Simsa
Numbers Numbers
1 Hana
2 Dool
3 Set
4 Net
5 Tasot