4th Kup

Blue stripe belt signifies the sky, towards which the plant matures into a towering tree as training in Tae Kwon-Do progresses.

Pattern
Joong Gun
32 movements
Joong Gun is named after the patriot An Joong-Gun who assassinated Hiro-bumi Ito, the first Japanese governor –general of Korea known as the man who played the leading part in the Korea-Japan merger.
There are 32 movements in this pattern to represent Mr An’s age when he was executed at Lui-Shung prison (1910).

Stances
Closed stance > Moa sogi ‘B’
Sitting stance > Annun sogi
Walking Stance > Gunnun Sogi
Bending Ready Stance > Guburyo Sogi
‘L’ Stance > Niunja Sogi
‘X’ Stance > Kyocha Sogi

Blocks
High Forearm Block > Nopunde An Palmok Makgi
High Hooking Block > Nopunde Golcho Makgi
Twin Knife Hand Block > Sang Sonkal Makgi
High Outer Forearm Block > Nopunde Bakat Palmok Makgi
Double Forearm Block > Doo Palmok Makgi
Waist Block > Hori Makgi
X Fist Pressing Block > Kyocha Joomuk Noollo Makgi
Upward Palm Block > Sonbadak Ollyo Makgi

Attacks (Hand)
Palm Strike > Sonbadak Taerigi
Reverse Knife Hand Strike > Sonkal Dung Taerigi
Arc Hand Strike > Bandalson Taerigi
Side Fist Strike > Yop Joomuk Taerigi
Knife Hand Strike > Sonkal Taerigi
Back Fist Strike > Dung Joomuk Taerigi
Middle Fore Fist Punch Kaunde Ap Joomuk Jirugi
Front Elbow Strike > Ap Palkup Taerigi
Middle Straight Fingertip Thrust > Kaunde Sun Sonkut Tulgi
High Side Backlist Strike > Nopunde Dung Joomuk Yop Taerigi

Kicks (Leg)
Axe Kick > Naeryo Chagi
Reverse Side Kick > Bandae Yop Chagi
Reverse Turning Kick > Bandae Dollyo Chagi
Low Front Snap Kick > Najunde Ap Cha Busigi
Middle Side Piercing Kick > Kaunde Yop Cha Busigi

Other Theory
Two Step Sparring > Ibo Matsoki
Free Sparring > Jayoo Matsoki