10th Kup


Terminology Applicable to 10th Kup

White belt signifies innocence as that of a beginning student who has no previous knowledge of the art.

The Five Tenets Body Sections
Ye Ui Courtesy Nopun Bubun High section
Yom Chi Integrity Kaun Bubun Middle section
In Nae Perseverance Najun Bubun Low section
Guk Gi Self-Control
Baekjool Boolgool Indomitable Spirit Body Parts
Ap Joomuk Forefist
Commands Sonkal Knifehand
Charyot Attention Bakat Palmok Outer forearm
Kyong Ye Bow An Palmok Inner forearm
Junbi Ready
Sijak Start Defensive Movements
Gomman Stop An Palmok Makgi Inner forearm block
Barrol Return to Ready Bakat Palmok Makgi Outer forearm block
Tirro Torra About turn Sonkal Najunde Makgi Knifehand low block
Counting 1 to 20 Attacking Movements
Hana, Dool, Set, Net, Datsut, Yowsot, Ilgop, Bandae Jirugi Reverse punch
Yodul, Ahop, Yol, Yol Hana, Yol Dool, Yol Set, Barro Jirugi Obverse punch
Yol Net, Yol Datsut, Yol Yowsot, Yol Ilgop, Ap Cha Busigi Front snap kick
Yol Yodol, Yol Ahop, Samul Ap Cha Olligi Front rising kick
Stances General Terms
Charyot Sogi Attention stance Kwon Of the hand
Narani Sogi Parallel stance Do Art, Method or Way
Annun Sogi Sitting stance Jungshin Tenets
Gunnon Sogi Walking stance Dojang Training Hall
Dobok Practice suit

General Information:

Taekwon-Do was founded on 11th April 1955 by General Choi Hong Hi (1918 – 2002).

The ITF was founded on 22nd March 1966.

The UKTA was founded in 1968 after TKD was formally introduced into the United Kingdom by Grandmaster Rhee Ki Ha on 2nd July 1967.

The Instructor for TKD Didcot & Oxford University is Senior Master Gary Miller 8th Dan, Son Nim Sa Hyun.

1st, 2nd, and 3rd Dan instructors are classed as Bo Sabum Nim.
4th, 5th, and 6th Dan International instructors are classed as Sabum Nim.
7th Dan is Master, Sahyun Nim.
8th Dan is Senior Master, Sonim Sahyun.
9th Dan is Grandmaster, Sasung Nim.

An OBVERSE technique is performed using the arm on the same side as the leg which is most bent.
A REVERSE technique is performed using the arm on the same side as the leg which is least bent.

If the left leg is most bent then it is a left stance, if the right leg is most bent, then it is a right stance.

Saju Jirugi and Saju Makgi are exercises, they are NOT patterns.

The theory of power incorporates correct use of Reaction Force, Concentration, Equilibrium (Both Static and Dynamic), Breath Control, Mass, and Speed.

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