9th Kup

Yellow stripe belt signifies Earth from which a plant sprouts and takes root as the Tae Kwon-Do foundations are being laid.

Pattern
Chon ji
19 movements
Means literally “Heaven and Earth”. It is in the orient, interpreted as the creation of the world or the beginning of human history. Therefore it is the first pattern taught to the beginner. It consists of two similar parts – one to represent Heaven the other the Earth.

Stances
Parallel ready stance > Narani junbi sogi
Walking stance > Gunnun sogi
‘L’ stance > Niunja sogi
Sitting stance > Annun sogi
Walking ready stance > Gunnun junbi sogi

Blocks
Low block >  bakat palmok najunde makgi
Middle inner forearm block >  an palmok Kaunde makgi
Rising block > Chookyo makgi

Attacks (Hand)
Middle obverse punch > Kaunde baro jirugi
Middle reverse punch > Kaunde bandae ap joomuk jirugi
Double punch > Doo joomuk jirugi
Knife hand strike > Kaunde sonkal taerigi

Attacks (Leg)
Front kick > Ap chagi
Side kick > Yop chagi
Turning kick > Dollyo chagi
Downward (axe) kick > Naeryo chagi