Blue Tag / 5th Kup

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The grading requirements are shown below.

Promotion to Blue Tag / 5th Kup
Minimum of 30 hours class time since last grading.
Basics Short Back Stance

Low Guarding Block
Inner Palm Block

Downward Back Fist Strike
Hammer Fist Strike

Jumping Front Kick (Back Leg)
Front Hook Kick
360° Roundhouse Kick

Front Rolling Breakfall

Patterns Basic Hand Pattern 3
Taegeuk Sam Jang
1-Step 3 techniques, from both left and right
Sparring Free no contact
Breaking Front Kick
Self Defence 3 x Straight Wrist Grab
Miscellaneous Meaning of Taegeuk Sam Jang
Describe Etiquette of 1-Step
Attention / Bow in Korean

Sample Combinations

  1. Back stance, inner palm block, switch to forward stance, reverse-hand middle section punch                           
  2. Walking stance, inner knifehand strike, spin backwards, downward back fist strike into back stance
  3. Forward stance, inner block, downward back fist strike – same hand
  4. Forward stance, low block, pull back short back stance, downward hammer fist                                      
  5. Forward stance, front hook kick using back leg, into forward stance
  6. Walking stance, back leg jumping front kick into walking stance                             
  7. Walking stance, 45° roundhouse kick, jumping 360° 45° roundhouse kick into walking stance
  8. Walking stance, hold side kick extended – 15 seconds each side