ITF Red Tag (3rd 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
General Terms
Defensive Moves
Low Double Forearm Pushing Block
W-Shape Block
Najunde Doo Palmok Miro Makgi
San Makgi
Offensive Moves
Upset Fingertip Thrust
Twin Side Elbow Thrust
Flying Kick
Knee Kick
Twin Front Grasp
Dwijibun Sonkut Tulgi
Sang Yop Palkup Tulgi
Twimyo Chagi
Moorup Chagi
Sang Ap Japki
Parts of the Body
Upset Fingertips Dwijibun Sonkut
Closed Ready Stance B Moa Chumbi Sogi B