Grading Information

TAGB – Tae Kwon Do Association of Great Britain

TAE KWON DO The Art of Hand and Foot Fighting
TAE To jump, kick or smash with the foot
KWON Top punch or destroy with the hand or fist
Do Art, way or method

TENETS OF TAE KWON DO

Courtesy – polite behaviour

Integrity – honesty

Perseverance – keep trying

Self Control – restrain yourself

Indomitable Spirit – never give up

 

WHITE signifies innocence as that of the beginner student who has no previous knowledge of Tae Kwon Do.

Saju Jirugi – Four Directional Punch Version 1

Saju Jirugi – Four Directional Punch Version 2

 

Korean Terminology

English Korean Pronunciation
ATTENTION STANCE CHARYOT SOGI Chariot soggy
PARALLEL READY STANCE NARANI JUNBI SOGI Na-rhan-ee jun-bee soggy
SITTING STANCE ANNUN SOGI /
WALKING STANCE GUNNUN SOGI /
LOW SECTION NAJUNDE Na-jun-day
MIDDLE SECTION KAUNDE Cow-un-day
HIGH SECTION NOPUNDE No-pun-day
PUNCH JURUGI Ji-roo-ghee
OBVERSE PUNCH BARO JIRUGI Ba-row ji-roo-ghee
REVERSE PUNCH BANDAE JIRUGI Ban-day ji-roo-ghee
FOREFIST AP JOOMUK Ap jew-muck
BLOCK MAKGI Maggy
INNER FOREARM BLOCK AN PALMOK MAKGI An pal-mo maggy
OUTER FOREARM BLOCK BAKAT PALMOK MAKGI Back-at pal-mo maggy
FOUR DIRECTIONAL PUNCH SAJU JIRUGI Sa-jew ji-roo-ghee

Four Directional Punch is an exercise, not a pattern.

 

Korean Numbers

ONE HANA SIX YASUT
TWO DOOL SEVEN ILGOP
THREE SET EIGHT YARDOL
FOUR NET NINE AHOP
FIVE DASUT TEN YAUL
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