3RD DAN/POOM – 4TH DAN

 

TRAINING PERIOD

MINIMUM 3 YEARS SINCE 3RD DAN/POOM

 

AREA 1 - POOMSAE  

 

PYONG WON PLUS A MAXIMUM OF TWO FURTHER POOMSAE OF GRADING
EXAMINERS CHOICE FROM TAEGEUK SA (4) JANG TO TAE BAEK

 

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 A DIFFERENT 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



12 TECHNIQUES WILL BE
REQUIRED FROM EACH STUDENT AS FOLLOWS:

2 X SAME SIDE GRAB

2 X OPPOSITE SIDE GRAB

1 XDOUBLE HAND GRAB TO EITHER ARM

1X EACH HAND GRABS ONE WRIST EACH

1 X SINGLE COLLAR GRAB

1 X SINGLE THROAT 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.

 

KNIFE DEFENCE

 



ON THE SPOT THE CANDIDATE MUST EFFECTIVELY DEAL WITH THE OPPONENT USING A RUBBER KNIFE AGAINST STRAIGHT THRUSTS, DOWNWARD ATTACKS TO THE FACE OR HEAD AND SLASHING ACTIONS FROM EITHER SIDE. THE ATTACKER WILL HOLD THE KNIFE IN THEIR RIGHT HAND ONLY.

 

AREA 5 – DESTRUCTION TECHNIQUES

 





2 TARGETS OF STUDENTS CHOICE, ONE BY HAND AND ONE BY THE USE
OF A JUMPING KICKING TECHNIQUE.

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

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