Kick-Kwondo Syllabus

8th Kup - Yellow Belt

- 10 press ups

- Mid Section Punch in Horse-riding Stance 

- Low-Block in Long Stance

- Mid-Block in Back Stance

- High-Block in Long Stance

- Rising Kick (Leg Raise) 

- Front Snap Kick

- Pattern no.1 (Il Jang)

- Knowledge: Name of Pattern no.1 Taeguk Il Jang (Heaven and Light) 

7th Kup - Green Tag

- 10 Jump Squats

- Knife Hand Side Strike in Back Stance

- Face Punch in Back Stance

- Low Block Reverse Punch in Long Stance

- Turning Kick 

- Side Kick

- Front Snap Kick, Punch in Short Stance

- Pattern no.2 (E Jang)

- 1-Step Sparring (one block and counter strike) 

- Single Hand Release (same or cross-hand grab. Include a counter strike)

- Sparring 1 x 1 minute Round

- Knowledge: Name of Pattern no.2 Taeguk E Jang (Joyfulness) 

- "Kick" in Korean is Chagi 

6th Kup - Green Belt

- 10 Sit-Ups 

- Back Elbow Strike in Back Stance

- Double Knife Hand Block in Back Stance

- X-Fist Block in Long Stance

- Back Fist (knuckle) Strike in Long Stance

- Inner Mid Block, Reverse Punch in Long Stance

- Knee Strike

- Turning Kick 

- Inner Crescent Kick

- Slip Front Snap Kick

- Front Snap Kick, Low Block, Reverse Punch in Short Stance

- Pattern no.3 (Sam Jang)

- Pattern no.1 (Il Jang)

- 1-Step Sparring (one block and counter strike) 

- Single Hand Release (same or cross-hand grab. Include a counter strike)

- Double Hand Release (Include a counter strike)

- Sparring 1 x 1 minute Round

- Knowledge: Name of Pattern no.3 Taeguk Sam Jang (Fire and Sun) 

- "Front Snap Kick" in Korean is Apchagi 

5th Kup - Blue Tag

- 10 Press Ups 

- 10 Jump Squats

- Low Downwards Punch in Fighting Stance

- Inner Palm Block in Tiger Stance

- Inner Mid Block, Inner Mid Block in Long Stance (over front leg first)

- B Chagi

- Pushing Kick

- Outer Crescent Kick

- Spinning Side Kick

- Jump Front Snap Kick

- Front Snap Kick (kihap), Back Knuckle Strike, Inner Mid Block in Long Stance (As in O Jang)

- Pattern no.4 (Sa Jang)

- Pattern no.2 (E Jang)

- 1-Step Sparring (two techniques, block and counter strike) 

- Wrist Releases (two techniques, same or cross-hand grab. Include a counter strike)

- Sparring 2 x 1 minute Round

- Destruction: Side Kick (over 16's only)

- Knowledge: Name of Pattern no.4 Taeguk Sa Jang (Thunder) 

- "Block" in Korean is Makki

4th Kup - Blue Belt

- Double Forearm Block in Long Stance

- Front Elbow Strike (Gather and Strike) in Long Stance

- Mid Section Knife Hand Twisting Block in Long Stance (As in Yuk Jang)

- Retreating Double Knife Hand Block in Back Stance

- Jebi Poom in Long Stance 

- Axe Kick

- Hook Kick

- Twisting Kick

- Spinning Crescent Kick

- 2 B Chagi's (not jumping)

- Front Snap Kick, Double Punch in Long Stance (First punch is over the front leg)

- Pattern no.4 (Sa Jang)

- Pattern no.5 (O Jang)

- 1-Step Sparring (three techniques, block and counter strike) 

- Wrist Releases (three techniques, same or cross-hand grab. Include a counter strike)

- Sparring 2 x 1 minute rounds

- Free Sparring 1 x 1 minute round

- Destruction: Spinning Side Kick (over 16's only)

- Knowledge: Name of Pattern no.4 Taeguk O Jang (Wind) 

- "High Block" in Korean is Olgul Makki

3rd Kup Red Tag

- Reverse Knife Hand Strike in Long Stance

- Palm Heel Strike in Long Stance

- Scissor Block in Long Stance

- Low Double Knife Hand Block in Back Stance

- Inner Palm Mid Block, Back Knuckle Face Strike in Tiger Stance (as in Chil Jang) 

- Inner Crescent Target Kick

- Flying Side Kick

- Slip Back/Step Back Crescent Kick

- Spinning Hook Kick

- 2 B Chagi's (mid air)

- B Chagi, Dwi Chagi (Spinning side kick)

- Padwork across the floor, head height kicks

- Pattern no.4 (Sa Jang)

- Pattern no.5 (O Jang)

- Pattern no.6 (Yuk Jang)

- 1-Step Sparring (three techniques, block and counter strike) (2 Lock Techniques)

- Wrist Releases (three techniques, same or cross-hand grab. Include a counter strike)

- Sparring 1 x 1 minute rounds

- Free Sparring 2 x 1 minute round

- Destruction: Axe Kick (over 16's only)

- Knowledge: Name of Pattern no.4 Taeguk Yuk Jang (Water) 

- "Long Stance" in Korean is Apkubi

2nd Kup - Red Belt 

- Outer Mid Block and Guarding Block in Long Stance (as in Pal Jang)

- Wedging Block in Long Stance

- Inner Mid Block, Reverse Punch in Long Stance

- Low Double Knife Hand Block in Back Stance

- Reverse Elbow Strike (face), Reverse Back Knuckle (face), Punch (mid section) (as in Pal Jang) 

- Slip Axe Kick

- Double Side Kick (as in Koryo)

- Slip Back/Step Back Turning Kick

- Spinning Hook Kick

- Slip Spinning Hook Kick

- Chikyo Chagi x 2 (Axe Kicks)

- Butterfly Kick

- Padwork across the floor, head height kicks

- Pattern no.4 (Sa Jang)

- Pattern no.5 (O Jang)

- Pattern no.6 (Yuk Jang)

- Pattern no.7 (Chil Jang)

- 1-Step Sparring (four techniques, block and counter strike) 

- Wrist Releases (four techniques, same or cross-hand grab. Include a counter strike)

- Sparring 1 x 1 minute rounds

- Free Sparring 1 x 1 minute round

- 2 v 1 Sparring x 1 minute round

- Destruction: Axe Kick (over 16's only)

- Knowledge: Name of Pattern no.4 Taeguk Chil Jang (Mountain) 

- "Mid Block in Back Stance" in Korean is Momtong makki dwit kubi seogi

1st Kup - Black Tag

- Mid Downwards Palm Block in Short Stance (as in Koryo) 

- Knife Hand Strike, Knife Hand Block in Long Stance (as in Koryo)

- Ridge Hand Strike in Long Stance

- Mountain Block in Horse-Riding Stance

- Spinning Back Fist Strike (Back Stance)

- Double Knife Hand Block (Back Stance)

- Apchagi, Low Knife Hand Block, Reverse C Strike (as in Koryo)

- Dubal dang-seong ap-chagi (as in Pal-Jang)

- Double Side Kick (As in Koryo)

- Slip Spinning Hook Kick

- Slip-Back Axe Kick

- 3 B Chagi's in Mid Air

- Step Spinning Side Kick (land), Spinning Hook Kick

- Padwork across the floor, jumping head height kicks

- Pattern no.4 (Sa Jang)

- Pattern no.5 (O Jang)

- Pattern no.6 (Yuk Jang)

- Pattern no.7 (Chil Jang)

- Pattern no.8 (Pal Jang)

- 1-Step Sparring (five techniques, block and counter strike) (punch to face)

- Wrist Releases (five techniques, same or cross-hand grab. Include a counter strike)

- Sparring 1 x 1 minute rounds

- Free Sparring 3 x 1 minute round

- Destruction: Two Boards, Student Decides (over 16's only)

- Knowledge: Name of Pattern no.4 Taeguk Pal Jang (Earth) 

- Any/all from previous knowledge questions