8th Kup

Yellow belt signifies the plants growth as Tae kwon-do skills begin to develop.

Pattern

Dan Gun
21 movements
Dan gun is named after the holy Dan Gun, the legendary founder of Korea in the year 2333 b.c.

Korean Terminology

Stances
Walking stance > Gunnun sogi
‘L’ stance > Niunja sogi
Parallel ready > Narani junbi sogi
Blocks
Knife hand guarding block > Sonkal daebi makgi
Low outer forearm block > Najunde bakat palmok makgi
Twin outer forearm block > Sang bakat palmok makgi
Rising block > Chookyo makgi
Attacks (Hand)
High section punch > Nopunde ap joomuk jirugi
Middle knife hand strike > Kaunde sonkal taerigi
Backfist strike > Dung joomuk taerigi
Knife hand strike > Sonkal taerigi
Attacks (Leg)
Front kick > Ap chagi
Back fist > Dung joomuk
Knife hand > Sonkal
Parts of the Foot
Ball of foot > Ap kumchi
Side of foot > Balkal
Other Theory
Three step sparring > Sambo matsoki
Inward > Anaero
Outward > Bakaero