Blue tag > blue belt (5th kup)

KICKS

  • Inside to outside crescent kick (bah-kaht-pahn-dahl-chah-gee)
  • Outside to inside crescent kick (ahn-pahn-dahl-chah-gee)
  • Hook kick (hoo-ree-uh-chah-gee)
  • Rolling roundhouse kick (mom-dollyo-dollyo-cha-gee)
  • Rolling outside to inside axe kick (mom-dollyo-naeryo-cha-gee)

STANCES, STRIKES AND ATTACKS

  • Chestnut fist strike (bam jou-mok-chig-gi)
  • Scissors strike to the eyes (ky-yea-chig-gi)
  • Spinning back-fist strike
  • Middle/Low diamond block (keumgang [mong-torlg/ah-re] mah-kee)
  • Middle/Low diamond block, knife hand (sohn-nahl-deumgang [mong-tong/ah-re] mah-kee)
  • Back crossing stance (duit-koa-so-gi)

SPARRING

  • Full-contact sparring (competition style): 3 rounds with different partners
  • One-step sparring: seven, execution as for the previous level
  • Self-defense: defences against punching and kicking, involving grabs, locks and take-downs

FORMS

DESTRUCTION

  • Back kick

STRENGTH / ENDURANCE

  • 70 push-ups or 70 sit-ups

TRAINING FOCUS

  • Physical – control
  • Mental – humility

PHILOSOPHY

  • What is the meaning of blue belt? Signifies sky and ambition

TERMINOLOGY

  • Counting:
    • lst = Il
    • 2nd = Ee
    • 3rd = Sam
    • 4th = Sa
    • 5th = Oh
    • 6th = Youk
    • 7th = Chil
    • 8th = Pal
    • 9th = Kou
    • 10th = Ship

** Students must also be prepared to demonstrate the curriculum of all previous belt levels.