Yellow tag > yellow belt (9th kup)

KICKS

  • Side kick (yup-cha-gee)
  • Roundhouse kick (doll-yo-cha-gee)
  • Low kick (roundhouse kick to the thigh)

PUNCHES AND STRIKES

  • Front hand punch (bah-rohjee-roo-gee)
  • Back hand punch (bahn-dayjee-roo-gee)
  • Knife-hand strike (sohn-nahl-mok-chigee)

BLOCKS

  • Basic blocks using knife hand

STANCES

  • Back stance (dwi-koo-bee)

SPARRING

  • Stepping: switch-in step, running step, combination of various steps
  • Non-contact free sparring: demonstrating use of various stepping techniques
  • Combinations: three, different on both sides, attack to body with step front punch starting from forward stance
  • One-step sparring: two
  • Self-defense: collar-grab releases

FORMS

  • Taeguek one (taegeuk il-chang)
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STRENGTH / ENDURANCE

  • 30 push-ups or 30 sit-ups

PHILOSOPHY

  • What is the meaning of yellow belt? Dawn (sunrise) and the openness to receive instruction

TERMINOLOGY

  • Training uniform (doh-bok)
  • Training room (dohjang)
  • Instructor (sah-buhm-nim)
  • Master (kwahnjahng-nim)
  • Shout/Yell (ki-hap)
  • Forms (poom-seh)
  • Turn around (tee-doh-drah)

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