2nd Keup Red Belt

Testing for Black Stripe Belt
Improved All Previous Requirements
Pattern Sparring
  • Toi-Gye (37 movements)
  • Meaning: is the penname of the noted scholar Yi Hwang (16th century A.D.), and authority of neo-Confucianism. The 37 movements refer to his birthplace on the 37th latitude and the diagram (+/-) represents “scholar”.
  • 3 Step Sparring Techniques
Breaking Blocks
  • Jumping Side Kick
  • Twin Elbow Block
  • Scissor Block
  • W-Shape Block
  • X-Block (high / low)
Self Defense Stances
  • Ground Defense
    (on ground with attacker standing)
  • Front Roll
  • Front Fall
  • Upset Fingertip Thrust
  • Inward Target Kick

What is the difference between a Thrusting Kick and a Snap Kick?

Why do we study patterns?