Grading Syllabus - 4th Kup   4th kup
- Minimum waiting period 4 months before 3rd Kup grading

Terminology applicable to 4th Kup


Joong Gun:
Joong Gun is named after the patriot Ahn Joong Gun, who assassinated Hiro-Bumi Ito, the first Japanese Governor General of Korea, known as the man who played the leading part in the Korea-Japan merger. There are 32 movements in this pattern to represent Mr. Ahn’s age when he was executed at Lui-Shung prison in 1910.


Dwitbal Sogi - Rear foot stance
Moa Junbi Sogi 'B' - Close ready stance 'B' (Level with your navel)
Nachau Sogi - Low stance


Giokja Jirugi - Angle punch - (Fist finishes on the chest line)
Dollyo Jirugi - Turning punch - (Fist finishes on the solar plexus line)
Sang Dwijibo Jirugi - Twin upset punch - (Used on two opponents)
Sang Sewo Jirugi - Twin vertical punch - (Used on a single opponent)
Wi Palkup Taerigi - Upper elbow strike - (Performed reverse only)
Yobap Cha Busigi - Side front snap kick


Neurin Dong Jak - Slow Motion (Count to 4)
Sliding - Mikulgi
Flying - Twimyo
Jumping - Twiggi


Ap Palkup - Front elbow
Bandal Son - Arc hand
Son Badak - Palm
Sonkal Dung - Reverse knifehand


Degutcha Makgi - U-shape block
Kyocha Joomuk Chookyo Makgi - X-fist rising block
Son Badak Noolo Makgi - Palm pressing block
Son Badak Ollyo Makgi - Palm upwards block
Sonkal Dung Kaunde Makgi - Reverse knifehand middle block


Idil Matsoki - Two versus one sparring


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 required to break while performing striking techniques):

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