Do TaeKwon-Do

5th Kup Grading

The following cards show all things you need to demonstrate for your next grading.

It is assumed you can demonstrate everything from previous gradings.

Blue Belt Meaning

Blue signifies the Heaven, towards which the plant matures into a towering tree as training in Taekwon-Do progresses.

Pattern - Saju Jirugi

Four direction punching

Pattern - Saju Makgi

Four direction blocking

Pattern - Chon-Ji

Chon-Ji means literally "the Heaven the Earth". It is, in the Orient, interpreted as the creation of the world or the beginning of human history, therefore, it is the initial pattern played by the beginner. This pattern consists of two similar parts; one to represent the Heaven and the other the Earth.

Pattern - Dan-Gun

Dan-Gun is named after the holy Dan-Gun, the legendary founder of Korea in the year 2,333 B.C.

Pattern - Do-San

Do-San is the pseudonym of the patriot Ahn Chang-Ho (1876-1938) The 24 movements represent his entire life which he devoted to furthering the education of Korea and its independence movement.

Pattern - Won-Hyo

Won-Hyo was the noted monk who introduced Buddhism to the Silla Dynasty in the year 686 A.D.

Pattern - Yul-Gok

Yul-Gok is the pseudonym of the great philospher and teacher Yi I (1536-1584). He was nicknamed the "Confucius of Korea". The 38 movements of this pattern refer to his birthplace on the 38 degree latitude and the diagram represents "scholar".


The Founder Of Taekwon-Do, General Choi Hong Hi, 9th Degree Black Belt.


Taekwon-Do is a Korean martial art.


Taekwon-Do literally means ‘Foot Hand Art’ - The art of hand and foot fighting.


Taekwon-Do was founded on 11th April 1955.


ITF - International Taekwon-Do Federation.


Tenents Of Taekwon-Do

  1. Courtesy
  2. Integrity
  3. Perseverance
  4. Self Control
  5. Indominatable Spirit


English Korean
Attention Charyot
Ready Junbi
Back to Ready Paro
At Ease Swiyo
Dismiss Hae San


English Korean
One Hanna
Two Dul
Three Set
Four Net
Five Dasot
Six Yasot
Seven Elgob
Eight Yadol
Nine Ahop
Ten Yol


English Korean
Low Najunde
Middle Kaunde
High Nopunde


English Korean
Instructor Sabum


English Korean
Foot Tae
Hand Kwon
Art Do
Pattern Tul

Body Parts

English Korean
Knife-Hand Sonkal
Forearm Palmok
Outer Forearm Bakat Palmok
Inner Forearm An Palmok
Back Fist Dung Joomuk
Palm Sonbadak
Straight Fingertip Sun Sonkut
Elbow Palkup
Shoulder Euhke


English Korean
Attention Stance Charyot Sogi
Walking Stance Gunnun Sogi
Sitting Stance Annun Sogi
L-Stance Niunja Sogi
Fixed Stance Gojung Sogi
X-Stance Kyocha Sogi
Ready Stance Junbi Sogi
Parallel Ready Stance Narani Junbi Sogi
Close Ready Stance Moa Junbi Sogi
Bending Ready Stance Guburyo Junbi Sogi
Close Ready Stance A Moa Junbi Sogi A
Bending Ready Stance A Guburyo Junbi Sogi A


English Korean
Obverse Punch Baro Jirugi
Reverse Punch Bandae Jirugi
Straight Fingertip Thrust Sun Sonkut Tulgi
Back Fist Strike Dung Joomuk Taerigi
Downward knife-hand Strike Naeryo Sonkal Taerigi
Inward knife-hand Strike Anuro Sonkal Taerigi
Side Punch Yop Jirugi
Inward Strike Anuro Taerigi
Downward Strike Naeryo Taerigi
Outward Strike Bakuro Taerigi
Side Strike Yop Taerigi
Front Strike Ap Taerigi
Side Back Strike Yopdwi Taerigi
Side Front Strike Yobap Taerigi


English Korean
High Block Nopunde Makgi
Middle Block Kaunde Makgi
Low Block Najunde Makgi
Side Block Yop Makgi
Rising Block Chookyo Makgi
Hooking Block Golcho Makgi
Wedging Block Hechyo Makgi
Guarding Block Daebi Makgi
Twin Forearm Block Sang Palmok Makgi
Twin Knife-Hand Block Sang Sonkal Makgi
Circular Block Dollimyo Makgi


English Korean
Front Snap Kick Apcha busigi
Side Piercing Kick Yopcha Jirugi
Piercing Kick Cha Jirugi


English Korean
3-Step Sparring Sambo Matsogi
2-Step Sparring Ibo Matsogi
1-Step Sparring Ilbo Matsogi


Front kick