2nd Kup


Terminology Applicable to 2nd Kup


Hwa-Rang (29 movements): Hwa-Rang is named after the Hwa-Rang youth group which originated in the Silla Dynasty in the early 7th century. The 29 movements refer to the 29th Infantry Division, where Taekwon-Do developed into maturity.

Moa Junbi Sogi ‘C’ Close ready stance C – Hands level with your pubic region
Soojik Sogi Vertical stance
Waebal Sogi One-legged stance (Not yet used in Tul)
Body Parts:
Hori Waist
Pyun Joomuk Open fist
Yop Joomuk Side fist
Attacking Movements:
Bandae Dollyo Goro Chagi Reverse hooking kick
Bituro Chagi Twisting kick
Cha Bapgi Stamping kick
Niunja So Baro Jirugi L-stance obverse punch
Naeryo Chagi Downward kick
Ollyo Jirugi Upward punch
Sonkal Naeryo Taerigi Kifehand downward strike
Yop Palkup Tulgi Side elbow thrust
Defensive Movements:
Bandal Chagi Crescent kick
Cha Momchugi Checking kick
Kaunde Yobap Makgi Inner forearm side front middle block
Noolo Chagi Pressing kick
Son Badak Miro Makgi Palm pushing block

General Information:

  • When performing Bandal Chagi (crescent kick), the leg must be kept bent.
  • You need to be able to demonstrate all 13 stances so far learnt.
  • You need to be able to demonstrate the many different uses of Ap Joomuk, i.e., as many types of punch as possible using only the fore fist.
  • When performing Idil Matsoki (2 versus 1 sparring) an emphasis must be placed on safety. This will involve keeping both opponents in a straight line for as long as possible and not exposing yourself to danger. Try to defend by blocking one opponent into the path of the other.
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