Grading for 8th Gup-Yellow Belt

Grading for 8th Gup-Yellow Belt

PATTERNS DAN-GUN (Dan -Gun Tul)

This pattern is practiced by the 8th grade holder and above

DIAGRAM : I

MOVEMENTS: 21

READY POSTURE : PARALLEL READY STANCE

1.Compulsory pattern:

Dan-Gun tu

2.Hand Techniques:

Walking Stance High Front Punch

(Gunnun So Nopunde AP Jirugi)

L-Stance Twin Forearm Block

(Niunja So Sang Palmok Makgi)

Walking Stance Forearm Rising Block

(Gunnun so Palmok Chookyo Makgi)

L-stance Middle Knife-Hand Side strike

(Niunja so Kaunde Sonkal Yop Taerigi)

3.Foot Techniques:

Skip Front Snap Kick

(Durokamyo Apcha Busigi)

Skip Side Piercing Kick

(Durokamyo Yopcha Jirugi)

Turning Kick

(Tollyo Chagi)

4.Measuring Techniques:

Front Snap Kick

Side Piercing Kick

Knife-Hand Strike

5. Breaking Techniques:

Front Snap Kick (1 Piece of Board)

Side Piercing Kick (1 Piece of Board)

Fore-Fist Punch (1 Piece of Board)

6. Theory:

The history and meaning of Dan-Gun Tul

Explanation of above hand and foot techniques

History of Taekwon-Do

What is Tul (Pattern)

History of your national Taekwon-Do association

7. Others:

Knowledge of Previous grades' techniques

INTERPRETATION OF PATTERN DAN-GUN: Dan-Gun is named after the holy Dan-Gun, the legendary founder of Korea in the year of 2,333 B.C

0. Parallel ready stance (Narani Junbi Sagi)

1. Right L-stance knife- hand guarding block (Niunja so sonkal daebi Makgi)

2. Right walking stance high punch (Gunnun So nopunde Ap Jirugi)

3. Left L-stance knife- hand guarding block (Niunja so sonkal daebi Makgi)

4. Left walking stance high punch (Gunnun So nopunde Ap Jirugi)

5. Left walking stance forearm low block (Gunnun so palmok najunde makgi)

6. Right walking stance high punch (Gunnun so nopunde jirugi)

7. Left walking stance high punch (Gunnun so nopunde jirugi)

8. Right walking stance high punch (Gunnun so nopunde jirugi)

9. Right L-stance twin forearm block (Niunja so sang palmok Makgi)

10. Right walking stance high punch (Gunnun so nopunde jirugi)

11. Left L-stance twin forearm block (Niunja so sang palmok Makgi)

12. Left walking stance high punch (Gunnun so nopunde jirugi)

13. Left walking stance forearm low block (Gunnun so palmok najunde makgi)

14. Left walking stance forearm rising block (Gunnun so palmok chukyo makgi)

15. Right walking stance forearm rising block (Gunnun so palmok chukyo makgi)

16. Left walking stance forearm rising block (Gunnun so palmok chukyo makgi)

17. Right walking stance forearm rising block (Gunnun so palmok chukyo makgi)

18. Right L-stance knife hand middle side strike (Niunja so sonkal kaunde yop taerigi)

19. Right walking stance high punch (Gunnun So nopunde Jirugi)

20. Left L-stance knife hand middle side strike (Niunja so sonkal kaunde yop taerigi)

21. Left walking stance high punch (Gunnun So nopunde Jirugi)

0. Parallel ready stance. Bring the left foot back(Narani Junbi Sogi)

ITF Taekwondo Patterns

ITF Taekwondo Pattern 2 - Dan-Gun