1ST KUP - 1ST DAN/POOM

TRAINING PERIOD

 MINIMUM 6 MONTHS SINCE 1ST KUP

 

AREA 1 - POOMSAE

KORYO PLUS ONE OF GRADING EXAMINERS CHOICE FROM TAEGEUK SA
(4) JANG TO PAL (8) JANG

 

AREA 2 - SPARRING

 

ONE FOR ONE SPARRING   

         

PERFORMED ON THE SPOT WITHOUT CONTACT, EXIBITING VARIOUS KICKING
AND PUNCKING TECHNIQUES SUITABLE FOR THE RANK BEING TESTED AND SHOULD INCLUDE JUMPING AND KICKING PARTICULARLY IN RESPECT OF YOUNGER CANDIDATES.

 

IT SHOULD ALSO INCLUDE AN ELEMENT OF KICKING AS THE BODY IS SPINNING SUCH AS REVERSE TURN KICK AND BACK KICK IN ADDITION TO KICKING OFF THE
FRONT LEG AND REAR LEG, DISPLAYING GOOD TECHNIQUE AND FORM IN DELIVERY AND RECOVERY.

                                                        

FREE SPARRING   

                           

LIGHT CONTACT KICKING AND PUNCHING TECHNIQUES TO THE BODY
AND LIGHT CONTACT CONTROLLED KICKING TECHNIQUES TO THE FACE. CANDIDATES SHOULD ENDEVOUR TO DISPLAY MARTIAL SPIRIT, OFFENSIVE AND DEFENSIVE TECHNIQUES WITH GOOD UNDERSTANDING AND USE OF FOOTWORK AND TIMING TO ACIEVE POSITIVE OUTCOMES WITH BALANCE, SPEED, ACCURACY AND CONCENTRATION.                                                                               
                                         

AREA 3 - ONE STEP     

                                                
EXHIBIT VARIOUS BLOCKING, KICKING, STRIKING AND PUNCHING TECHNIQUES ALSO MAKING GOOD USE OF WRIST AND ARM LOCKS. TAKE DOWNS ARE DESIRABLE BUT NOT COMPULSORY.

 

EACH PAIR WILL BE INFORMED WHICH STUDENT WILL ATTACK FIRST
WHILE FACING EACH OTHER IN READY STANCE. THAT STUDENT WILL THEN KIAP AND WILL WAIT FOR THE DEFENDER TO KIAP BACK BEFORE PUNCHING TO THE FACE RIGHT FIST FIRST IN FRONT STANCE, FOLLOWED BY A LEFT FIST STRIKE.

 

THE ONLY KIAPS AFTER THE INITIAL 2 ARE WHEN THE DEFENDER
KIAPS WHEN STRIKING, PUNCHING OR KICKING.

 

THE DEFENDER THEN BECOMES THE ATTACKER AND THE SEQUENCE IS
REPEATED.

 

IT IS DESIRABLE THAT THE SAME TECHNIQUE IS USED BY THE DEFENDER ON BOTH SIDES BUT THIS IS NOT COMPULSORY.

 

WHERE THE DEFENDER ON OCCASSIONS WISHES TO DEAL WITH THE ATTACK FROM A FIGHTING STANCE BECAUSE A KICKING TECHNIQUE WILL BE USED INITIALLY, HE OR SHE SHOULD IMMEDIATELY MOVE INTO A FIGHTING STANCE INSTEAD OF A JOOMBI SEOGI AFTER HIS OR HER PARTNER HAS COMPLETED THEIR DEFENSIVE RESPONSES TO THIER ATTACKS. HOWEVER, WHERE THIS IS DONE, ANOTHER TECHNIQUE SHOULD ALSO BE USED IN FIGHTING STANCE ON THE OTHER SIDE.

 

 

AREA 4 - SELF DEFENCE 







8 TECHNIQUES WILL BE REQUIRED FROM EACH STUDENT AS FOLLOWS:

2 X SAME SIDE GRAB

2 X OPPOSITE SIDE GRAB

1 X DOUBLE COLLAR GRAB

1 X DOUBLE THROAT GRAB

1 X HEAD LOCK

1 X DOUBLE ARM LOCK FROM REAR

 

STUDENTS CAN OFFER WHICH PART OF ARM ETC FOR OPPONENT TO GRAB ON EACH OCCASION ALTHOUGH IT IS DESIRABLE TO PERFORM THE SEQUENCE IN THE ABOVE ORDER.

 

EACH PAIR WILL BE INFORMED WHICH STUDENT WILL BE TESTED FIRST. THEY WILL THEN WORK THROUGH ALL THEIR TECHNIQUES IN ONE SEQUENCE BEFORE THEIR PARTNER WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO START THEIRS.

 

CANDIDATES SHOULD REACT QUICKLY TO EACH GRAB AND DISPLAY AN EFFECTIVE RESPONSE WHICH WOULD BE EFFECTIVE IN A REAL SITUATION WHILE ENSURING
THE SAFETY OF THEIR PARTNER BY PERFORMING THE TECHNIQUES WITH APPROPRIATE CONTROL.

 

AREA 5 – DESTRUCTION TECHNIQUES

 



2 TARGETS OF STUDENTS CHOICE, BY HAND OR FOOT TECHNIQUE.

 

ADULTS: 1” WOOD OR EQUIVALENT REBREAKABLE BOARDS TO BE USED.

 

JUNIORS: TARGETTED AREA ON A LARGE KICK SHIELD TO DISPLAY
THE TECHNIQUE.