ITF Yellow Belt (8th Kup) Grading Syllabus

Practical
  • Knifehand Guarding Block from Pattern Dan GunWalking stance – Low block, rising block x 4, counted in Korean. Fwd + Back
  • Walking stance – Front Snap Kick, Double Punch x 4, counted in Korean. Fwd + Back
  • L-Stance – Twin Forearm Block x 4, counted in Korean. Fwd + Back
  • L-Stance – Knifehand Guarding Block x 4, counted in Korean. Fwd + Back
  • 3 step sparring. Numbers 1 & 2
  • Power test, techniques determined by examiner on the day
  • Sajo Jirugi 1
  • Sajo Jirugi 2
  • Sajo Makgi
  • Chon-Ji
  • Dan-Gun
Theory
  • 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.
  • Grading Questions
Korean Terms
General Terms
Inward
Outward
Upward
Downward
Anaero
Bakaero
Ollyo
Naeryo
Defensive Moves
Knifehand Guarding Block
Twin Forearm Block
Inward Outer Forearm Block
Sonka Daebi Makgi
Sang Palmok Makgi
Anaero Bakat Palmok Makgi
Offensive Moves
Inward Knifehand Strike
High Section Obverse Punch
Side Front Snap Kick
Anaero Sonkal Taerigi
Nopunde Baro Jirugi
Yop Ap Cha Busigi
Sparring
Three Step SparringSambo Matsoki