3RD KUP THEORY-
RED TAG BELT
All of the previous Theory plus:
Meaning of Red Belt.
Red belt signifies danger, cautioning the student to exercise control and warning the opponent to stay away.
Meaning of Pattern Toi Gye 37 Movements.
Toi Gye is the pen name of the 16th Century scholar Yi Wang who was regarded as an authority on neo-Confucianism. The 37 movements represent his birth place on the 37th degree latitude. The diagram represents the calligraphy for scholar.
What is Korean for One Step Sparring?
Iibo Matsoki. (You need to do 4 different techniques blocks & strikes of your choice).
What is Korean for free Sparring?
What is the difference between 1,2 and 3 step sparring?
Use of focus, distance & timing become vital as the complexity of technique increases. The student needs to look to the tenets of Tae Kwon-Do and exercise self-control, in addition to adding an element of realism. The complexity of attack is increased from punching to hand and foot combination techniques. The use of speed and reaction also adds the element of realism to the set sparring.
Twin Vertical Punch Sang Sewo Jirugi.
Knife Hand Inward Strike Sonkal Anaero Taerigi.
Back Kick Dwit Chagi.
Knee Kick Moorup Chagi.
Outer Forearm W Shape Block Bakat Palmok San Makgi.