Grading Syllabus - 8th Kup   8th kup
- Minimum waiting period 2 months before 7th Kup grading

Terminology applicable to 8th Kup

PATTERNS

Dan-Gun:
(21)
Comprised of 21 movements, Dan-Gun is named after the Holy Dan-Gun, the legendary founder of Korea in the year 2333 BC.

BODY PARTS

Ap Kumchi -Front sole - is used for front kick and turning kick.
Balkal -Footsword - is used for side piecing kick and back piecing kick.
Dwit Chook -Back heel - is used for reverse turning kick.
Sonkal -Knifehand
Sonkal Dung -Reverse knifehand

SPARRING

Ban Jayoo Matsoki - Semi-free sparring - (Both attacker & defender start in L - stance)
Jayoo Matsoki - Free sparring - (Both attacker & defender start in L - stance)
Sambo Matsoki - Three-step sparring - (Attacker in walking stance - defender in parallel stance)

ATTACKING MOVEMENTS

Bandae Dollyo Chagi - Reverse turning kick
Dollyo Chagi - Turning kick
Nopunde Ap Jirugi - High front punch
Sonkal Yop Taerigi - Knifehand side strike
Yop Cha Jirugi - Side piecing kick

DEFENSIVE MOVEMENTS

Chookyo Makgi - Rising block - in walking stance
Sang Palmok Makgi - Twin forearm block - in L-stance
Sonkal Daebi Makgi - Knifehand gaurding block - in L-stance

SPARRING COMMANDS

Hechyo - Break / Separate
Gaesok - Continue
Jeuii - Warning
Kamjom - Demerit / Minus point
Silkyok - Disqualification

Technique

Patterns

To pass the grading, you are required to perform the following as a MINIMUM requirement as well as understanding the theory above :

*You will be given a Fine, Medium or Poor grade pending on your performance