ITF Blue Belt (4th Kup) Grading Syllabus

  • White signifies innocence, as that of the beginning student who has no previous knowledge of Taekwon-do.
  • Yellow signifies earth, from which a plant sprouts and takes root, as Tae Kwon-Do foundation is being laid.
  • Green signifies the plant’s growth as Tae Kwon-Do skills begin to develop.
  • Blue signifies the heaven towards which the plant matures into a towering tree as training in Tae Kwon-Do progresses.
  • Red signifies danger, cautioning the student to exercise control, whilst warning the opponent to stay away.
  • Grading Questions
Korean Terms
Defensive Moves
Reverse Knifehand Block
U-Shaped Block
Pressing Block
Rising X-Block
Sonkal Dung Makgi
Digutcha Makgi
Noolyo Makgi
Kyocha Chookyo Makgi
Offensive Moves
Angle Punch
Upper Elbow Strike
Downward Kick
Pressing Kick
Side Thrust Kick
Reverse Turning Hooking Kick
Consecutive Kick
Kiokja Jirugi
Wi Palkup Taerigi
Naeryo Chagi
Noolyo Chagi
Yop Cha Tulgi
Bandae Dollyo Golcho Chagi
Yonsok Chagi
Parts of the Body
Reverse KnifeHand
Arc Hand
Side Sole
Sonkal Dung
Yop Balbadak
One Step Sparring
Free Sparring
Ilbo Matsoki
Jayo Matsoki
Rear Foot Stance
Low Stance
Closed Ready Stance B
Dwit Bal Sogi
Nachuo Sogi
Moa Chumbi Sogi B