2nd kup (Red Belt)

 

Red signifies danger cautioning the student to exercise control, also warning the opponent to stay away. 
Grading Requirements 

(at the discretion of the examiner; not in any particular order)

Please remember that anything from previous gradings may also be required by the Examiner

Patterns (Tul)

  • Hwa-Rang. 29 movements.
  • All previous Tul

Linework

  • As requested by Examiner - techniques from all previous gradings

Pre-Arranged Sparring

  • 3 step sparring (Sambo Matsoki) 1 - 6
  • Semi-Free sparring (Ban Jayoo Matsoki)
  • 1 step sparring (Ibo Matsoki)
  • 1 step sparring advanced
  • Free sparring (Ilbo Matsoki)
  • Self Defence

Destruction

Designated by Examiner - usually one hand technique and one foot technique both sides

Theory

See below

QuestionAnswer
Pattern Meaning & Number of Moves
Meaning of Black Belt
Korean for Vertical Stance. Be able to describe and demonstrate the stance correctly.Soojik sogi
Korean for Palm pushing blockSonbadak miro makgi
Korean for Upwards punchOllyo jirugi
Korean for Knifehand downwards strikeSonkal naeryo taerigi
Korean for Side elbow trustYop palkup tulgi
Korean for Inner forearm high side-front blockAn palmok nopunde yopap makgi
Korean for High turning kickNopunde dollyo chagi

Hwa-Rang - 29 moves

HWA-RANG is named after the Hwa-Rang youth group, which originated in the Silla Dynasty in the early 7th century. The 29 movements refer to the 29th Infantry Division, where Taekwon-Do developed into maturity.

Ready Posture – CLOSED READY STANCE C
1. Move the left foot to B to forma sitting stance toward D while executing a middle pushing block to D with the left palm.
2. Execute a middle punch to D with the right fist while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
3. Execute a middle punch to D with the left fist while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
4. Execute a twin forearm block while forming a left L-stance toward A, pivoting with the let foot.
5. Execute an upward punch with the left fist while pulling the right side fist in front of the left shoulder, maintaining a left L-stance toward A.
6. Execute a middle punch to A with the right fist while forming a right fixed stance toward A in a sliding motion.
7. Execute a downward strike with the right knife-hand while forming a left vertical stance toward A, pulling the right foot.
8. Move the left foot to A forming a left walking stance toward A while executing a middle punch to A with the left fist.
9. Move the left foot to D forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a low block to D with the left forearm.
10. Move the right foot to D forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a middle punch to D with the right fist.
11. Pull the left foot toward the right foot while bringing the left palm to the right forefist, at the same time bending the right elbow about 45 degrees outward.
12. Execute a middle side piercing kick to D with the right foot while pulling both hands in the opposite direction and then lower it to D forming a left L-stance toward D, at the same time executing a middle outward strike to D with the right knife-hand.
13. Move the left foot to D forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a middle punch to D with the left fist.
14. Move the right foot to D forming a right walking stance toward D at the same time executing a middle punch to D with the right fist.
15. Move the left foot to E turning counter clockwise to form a right L-stance toward E while executing a middle guarding block to E with a knife-hand.
16. Move the right foot to E forming a right walking stance toward E while executing a middle thrust to E with the right straight finger tip.
17. Move the right foot on line EF forming a right L-stance toward F while executing a middle guarding block to F with a knife-hand.
18. Execute a high turning kick to DF with the right foot and then lower it to F.
19. Execute a high turning kick to CF with the left foot and then lower it to F forming a right L-stance toward F while executing a middle guarding block to F with a knife-hand. Perform 18 and 19 in a fast motion.
20. Move the left foot to C forming a left walking stance toward C while executing a low block to C with the left forearm.
21. Execute a middle punch to C with the right fist while forming a right L-stance toward C, pulling the left foot.
22. Move the right foot to C forming a left L-stance toward C while executing a middle punch to C with the left fist.
23. Move the left foot to C forming a right L-stance toward C while executing a middle punch to C with the right fist.
24. Execute a pressing block with an X-fist while forming a left walking stance toward C, slipping the left foot to C.
25. Move the right foot to C in a sliding motion forming a right L-stance toward D while thrusting to C with the right side elbow.
26. Bring the left foot to the right foot, turning counter clockwise to form a closed stance toward B while executing a side front block with the right inner forearm while extending the left forearm to the side downward.
27. Execute a side front block with the left inner forearm, extending the right forearm to the side downward while maintaining a closed stance toward B.
28. Move the left foot to B forming a right L-stance toward B at the same time executing a middle guarding block to B with a knife-hand.
29. Bring the left foot to the right foot and then move the right foot to A forming a left L-stance toward A while executing a middle guarding block to A with a knife-hand.
END: Bring the right foot back to a ready posture.

Reproduced from Taekwon-Do (The Korean Art of Self Defense)
also known as “The Condensed Encyclopedia.
Fifth Edition 1999, All rights reserved
Copyright 1988, 1991, 1992, 1995, 1999 General Choi, Hong Hi.