Syllabus

Children’s Grading Syllabus
     
 Yellow Tags – 9th Kup  Minimum Time:  2 Months
10 x Horse Riding Middle section punch
10 x Horse Riding High section block
10 x Horse Riding Middle inward section block
10 x Horse Riding Low section block
4 x Walking Front kick
4 x Walking Turning kick
4 x Walking Chop kick
Sparring: One to One
Background: Understanding which weapons are used when striking, blocking and kicking
The meaning of ‘Taekwondo’
Yellow Belt – 8th Kup Minimum Time: 3 Months
Basics: 5 x Horse Riding Double punch
4 x Front High section block
4 x Front Middle section block
4 x Front Low section block
4 x Walking Front kick
4 x Walking Turning kick
4 x Walking Push kick
4 x Walking Jumping Front Kick
Sparring: One to One
Sparring – (no contact)
Background: Description of weapons used when blocking, striking and kicking
Meaning of the colour yellow
Green Tags – 7th Kup Minimum Time: 3 Months
Patterns:  Taegeuk Il Jang (1)
Basics: 4 x Front Stance Front Punch
4 x Front Stance High block, reverse punch
4 x Front Stance Middle block, reverse punch
4 x Front Stance Low block, reverse punch
4 x Fighting Stance Turning Kick
4 x Fighting Stance Side Kick
4 x Fighting Stance Jumping Turning kick
4 x Fighting Stance Back Kick
Sparring: One to One
Sparring – (light contact)
Background: Understanding which weapons are used when blocking, striking and kicking
Meaning of Taegeuk Il Jang
Green Belt 6th Kup  Minimum Time: 3 Months
Patterns: Taegeuk Ee Jang (2)
Taegeuk Il Jang (1)
Basics: 4 x Fighting Double Turning Kick
4 x Fighting Back kick
4 x Fighting Skip in side kick
4 x Fighting Skip in turning kick
Sparring One to One
Sparring (light contact)
Background: Understanding the weapons used in Taekwondo
The meaning of the colour green
The meaning of Taegeuk Ee Jang
Blue Tags 5th Kup Minimum Time: 3 Months
Patterns:  Taegeuk Sam Jangn (3)
Taegeuk Ee Jang (2)
Basics: 4 x Fighting Back kick
4 x Fighting Spin kick
4 x Fighting Reverse turning kick
Sparring: One Step  – routines 1 & 2
One to One
Sparring – (light contact)
Background: Meaning of Taegeuk Sam Jang
Blue Belt 4th Kup Minimum Time: 3 Months
Patterns:  Taegeuk Sah Jang (4)
Taegeuk Sam Jang (3)
Basics: Combination kicking – Examiners choice
Sparring: One Step – routines 1, 2 & 3
One to One
Sparring – (light contact)
Background: The meaning of the colour blue
The meaning of Taegeuk Sah Jang
Red Tags 3rd Kup Minimum Time:  3 Months
Patterns:  Taegeuk Oh Jang (5)
Taegeuk Sah Jang (4)
Basics: Combination kicking – Examiners choice
Sparring: One step – routines 1,2,3 & 4
One to One
Sparring – (light contact)
Background: Meaning of Taegeuk Oh Jang
Red Belt 2nd Kup Minimum Time: 6 Months
Patterns: Taegeuk Ryuk Jang (6)
Taegeuk Oh Jang (5)
Basics: Combination strikes, blocks and kicks
Examiners choice
Sparring: One Step – routines 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5
One to One
Sparring – (light contact)
Background: Meaning of the colour red
 Meaning of Taegeuk Chil Jang
Black Tags 1st Kup Minimum Time: 6 Months
Patterns: Taegeuk Chil Jang (7)
Taegeuk Ryuk Jang (6)
Sparring: One to One – (stationary)
One to One – (moving around)
One Step – routines 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5
Sparring – (Semi contact – students must wear body protectors and show point scoring techniques)
Background: Students will receive a short written test (if aged 16 and above) or verbal test (if aged 15 and below) on the follwoing subjects:
The Tenets of Taekwondo
The meaning of the belt colours
The meaning of the Taegeuks
Korean Taekwondo terminology
Counting in Korean

Yellow Tags – 9th Kup

Minimum Time:  2 Months
10 x Horse Riding middle section punch
4 x Front high section block
4 x Front middle inward section block
4 x Front low section block
4 x Walking front kick
4 x Walking 45 turning kick
4 x Walking front raising kick
Sparring: Fighting Stance One to One
Background: Understanding which weapons are used when striking, blocking and kicking
The meaning of ‘Taekwondo’
Yellow Belt – 8th Kup Minimum Time: 3 Months
Patterns:
Basics: 5 x Horse Riding middle section block, double punch
4 x Front high section block, reverse punch
4 x Front middle section block, reverse punch
4 x Front low section block, reverse punch
4 x Walking front kick
4 x Walking turning kick
4 x Walking push kick
4 x Walking front raising kick
Sparring: One to One
One Step
Sparring – (no contact)
Background: Description of weapons used when blocking, striking and kicking
Meaning of the colour yellow
The meaning of Taegeuk Il Jang
Green Tags – 7th Kup Minimum Time: 3 Months
Patterns:
Taegeuk Il Jang (1)
Basics: 4 x Back knife hand block
4 x Back knife hand strike
4 x Front side back fist strike
4 x Front front back fist strike
4 x Walking chop kick
4 x Walking turning kick
4 x Walking turning kick
4 x Walking side kick
4 x Walking back kick
Sparring: One Step
One to One
Sparring – (light contact)
Background: Understanding which weapons are used when blocking, striking and kicking
Meaning of Taegeuk Ee Jang
Green Belt 6th Kup  Minimum Time: 3 Months
Patterns:
Taegeuk Ee Jang (2)
Basics: 4 x Front outer forearm block
4xFront inner forearm block
4 x Back inward knife block
4 x Back inward knife hand strike
4 x Fighting side kick
4 x Fighting back kick
4 x Fighting skip in side kick
4 x Fighting skip in turning kick
Sparring: One Step
One to One
Sparring (light contact)
Background: Understanding the weapons used in Taekwondo
The meaning of the colour green
The meaning of Taegeuk Sam Jang
Blue Tags 5th Kup Minimum Time: 3 Months
Patterns:
Taegeuk Sam Jangn (3)
Taegeuk Ee Jang (2)
Basics: 4 x Fighting back kick
4 x Fighting spin kick
4 x Fighting reverse turning kick
Sparring: One Step – (include locks and takedowns)
One to One
Sparring – (light contact)
Background: Korean names of kicks     kicks
Meaning of Taegeuk Sah Jang
Blue Belt 4th Kup Minimum Time: 3 Months
Patterns:
Taegeuk Sah Jang (4)
Taegeuk Sam Jang (3)
Basics: Combination kicking – Examiners choice
Sparring: One Step – (include locks and takedowns)
One to One
Sparring – (light contact)
Self Defence: Basic release and counter
Background: The meaning of the colour blue
The meaning of Taegeuk Oh Jang
Korean names of blocks
Red Tags 3rd Kup Minimum Time:  3 Months
Patterns:
Taegeuk Oh Jang (5)
Students choice
Basics: Combination kicking – Examiners choice
Sparring: One step – (include locks and takedowns)
One to One – (including jumping techniques)
Sparring – (light contact)
Self Defence: Include locks, releases, counters and takedowns
Background: Meaning of Taegeuk Ryuk Jang
Red Belt 2nd Kup Minimum Time: 6 Months
Patterns:
Taegeuk Ryuk Jang (6)
Students Choice
Basics: Combination strikes, blocks and kicks
Examiners choice
Sparring: One Step – (include locks, takedowns, hand only and foot only techniques)
One to One
Sparring – (light contact)
Self Defence: Include locks, releases, counters, and takedowns
Breaking: Side Kick – (one inch)
Background: Meaning of the colour red
Meaning of Taegeuk Chil Jang
Korean name of stances, commands and Taekwondo terminology
Black Tags 1st Kup Minimum Time: 6 Months
Patterns:
Taegeuk Chil Jang (7)
Students Choice
Sparring: One to One – (stationary)
One to One – (moving around)
One Step – (include locks, takedowns, hand only and foot only techniques)
Two on One – (defend against two attacking students)
Sparring – (Semi contact – students must wear body protectors and show point scoring techniques)
Self Defence: Minimum of two attacks to the front and two to the rear, include locks, counters and takedowns where possible
Breaking: Side Kick – (two boards)
Background: Students will receive a short written test (if aged 16 and above) or verbal test (if aged 15 and below) on the follwoing subjects:
The Tenets of Taekwondo
The meaning of the belt colours
The meaning of the Taegeuks
Korean Taekwondo terminology
Counting in Korean

Korean Counting

Number Command Naming
1 Hana Il
2 Tul Ee
3 Seyt Sah
4 Neyt Sam
5 Tassut Oh
6 Yassut Ryuk
7 Ilkop Chil
8 Yodul Pal
9 Ahop Koo
10 Yul Sip
Korean Terminology
Blocks Meaning Pronunciation
Momtong Middle Section Mawmtong
Makki Block Mak-kee
An Polmok Inner Forearm An Polmohk Mak-kee
Arae Makki Low Block Areh Mak-kee
Momtong An Makki Middle Inward Mawmtong An Mak-kee
Yeogul Makki High Section Block Yuhguhl Mak-kee
Pakat Plomock Makki Outer Forearm Block Pakhaht Mak-kee
Sonnal Makki Knife Hand block Sawn-nal Mak-kee
Sonnal Goduro Makki Knife Hand Guarding Block Sawn-nal Gedooruh Mak-kee
Goduro Makki Guarding Block Gedooruh
Jebi Pum Mokchigi Swallow Shape Block Jehbee Poom Mo-cheegee
Pakat Makki Outward Block Pak-kat Mak-kee
Hechyo Makki Wedging Block Hey-chyu Mak-kee
Kicks Meaning Pronunciation
Chagi Kick Chahgee
Ap Chagi Front Kick Ap Chahgee
Bit Chagi 45 Kick Beet Chahgee
Tollyo Chagi Turning Kick Tawl-leeoh Chahgee
Bandae Tollyo Chagi Reverse Turning Kick Bhn-dae Tawl-leeoh Chahgee
Yop Chagi Side Kick Yohp Chahgee
Chiko Chagi Chop/Axe Kick Cheeko Chahgee
Ap Cha-olligi Chagi Front Raising Kick Ahp Cha-awl-i-gee Chahgee
Dwib Chagi Back Kick Dweet Chahgee
Bandal Chagi Cresent Kick Bahndahl Chahgee
Naeryo Chagi Downward Kick Naeryeeoh Chahgee
Twio Chagi Flying/Jumping Kick Twee-uh Chahgee
Hurryo Chagi Whip Kick Hurre-oh Chahgee
Bituro Chagi Twisting Kick Bi tul-o Chahgee
Strikes Meaning Pronunciation
Chigi Strike Cheegee
Jirugi Punch Jirugee
Bandae Jirugi Reverse Punch Bandahl Jirugee
Doo Jirugi Double Punch Doo Jirugee
Dung Joomuck Back Fist Doong Choomuhk
Me Joomuck Hammer Fist May Choomuhk
Yop Jirugi Side Punch Yop Jirugee
Ap Jirugi Front Punch Ahp Jirugee
Sonkut Chigi Spear Finger Strike Sawn-kaht Cheegee
Sonnal Chigi Knife Hand Strike Sawn-nahl Cheegee
Kwon Punch/Fist Kwawn
Directions Meaning Pronunciation
Ap Front Ahp
Dwit Back Dweet
Yop Side Yop
Parts of the Body Meaning Pronunciation
Ap Chuk Ball of the Foot Ahp Choohk
Ap Joomuck Fore Fist Ahp Choomuhk
Baldung Instep Bal-dung
Balanal Footsword Bahl-nal
Dwit Kumchi Back of the Heel Dweet Koomchee
Joomuck Fist Choomuck
Momtong Trunk of the Body Mawmtong
Moorup Knee Mooruhp
Palkup Elbow Pahlkuhp
Polmock Wrist/Forearm Pawlmohk
Yeogul Face Yuhgul
Son Hand  Sawn
Stances Meaning Pronunciation
Ap Koobi Front Stance – long Ahp Koobee
Ap Sogi Walking Stance – short Ahp Sawgee
Dwit Koobi Back Stance Dweet Koobee
Bom Sogi Tiger/Cat Stance Bom Sawgee
Juchum Sogi Horse Riding Stance Choochuhm Sawgee
Koa Sogi Cross Stance Koh-ah Sawgee
Choonbi Ready Choonbee
Naranhi Sogi Paralell Stance Nahranhee Sawgee
Pyonhi Sogi At Ease Stance Pyuhn hee Sawgee
Commands Meaning Pronunciation
Gamsa Hamnida Thank You Gamsa Hamneeda
Charyut Attention Chareeuht
Kuman Stop Koomahn
Choonbi Ready Choonbee
Kihap Shout Keehap
Kuryong Opshe In Your Own Time Kooreung Awpshee
Paro Stop and return to start Pahro
Kaleyo Break Kahleeoh
Swiu At Ease Swee-uh
Sijak Begin See-jah
Dwio Dora About Face Dweeoh Dorah
Micellaneous Meaning Pronunciation
Do The Way/Art/Method Doh
Dojang Training Hall Doh-jang
Dobock Training Uniform Doh-bohk
Hanbon Kyoruki One Step Sparring Han-bun Keeurookee
Hoshinool Self Defence Hoh-sheensol
Kyoruki Sparring Keerookee
Poomse Patterns Poom-say
Taegeuk…..Jang Taegeuk No…. The-geuk…..Jahng

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