Blue belt course [4th Gup]

Now you have reached advanced level of your color belt in Tae Kwon Do training. Be aware! From now on, techniques are getting difficult such as double kicks, which requires a lot of practice. But don’t be afraid, proper training will help you to succeed just like you did so far. You are ranked as 4th Gup for Blue Belt.

BASIC MOVEMENT
기본동작 (KIBON DONG-JARK)

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ELBOW STRIKE (FRONT)
New hand technique for blue belt course. Name in Korean it is called 팔굽 앞돌려치기 Palkup-Aap-Dollyo-Chigi.

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ELBOW STRIKE (FRONT) & PUNCH
New hand technique for blue belt course. Name in Korean it is called 팔굽 앞돌려치고 지르기 Palkup-Aap-Dollyo-Chigo-Jireugi.

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OUTER BACK FIST
New hand technique for blue belt course. Name in Korean it is called 등주먹 바깥치기 Deung-Jumeok-Bakat-Chigi.

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OUTER BACK FIST FOLLOWED BY PUNCH
New hand technique for blue belt course. Name in Korean it is called 등주먹 바깥치고 지르기 Deung-Jumeok-Bakat-Chigo-Jireugi.

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OUTER BACK FIST STRIKE FOLLOWED BY ELBOW TARGET STRIKE
New hand technique for blue belt course. Name in Korean it is called 등주먹 바깥치고 팔굽표적치기 Deung-Jumeok-Bakat-Chigo Palkup-Phyojerk-Chigi.

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HAMMER FIST STRIKE FOLLOWED BY PUNCH
New hand technique for blue belt course. Name in Korean it is called 메주먹 내려치고 지르기 Me-Jumeok-Naeryo- Chigo-Jireugi.

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STANDARD HAMMER FIST STRIKE
New hand technique for blue belt course. Name in Korean it is called 메주먹 앞내려치기 Me-Jumeok-Naeryo-Chigi.

BASIC STANCES
기본서기 (KIBON-SERGI)

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EASY STANCE AND CROSS STANCE
In this lesson, I will explain about the easy stance that appears in the first line of Taegeuk 5 jhang as well as cross stance at the end.

  • 왼서기 Waen Serki.
    Left easy stance.
  • 오른서기 Oreun Serki.
    Right easy stance.
  • 뒤꼬아서기 Dwi Koaserki.
    Cross stance.

ONE STEP SPARRING
한번 겨루기 (HANBUN-KYOROOGI)

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ELBOW STRIKE & BACK FIST FOLLOWED BY PUNCH.
In this video you will learn how to use elbow strike and back fist strike followed by punch against assailant’s attack. In Korean 비켜서며 팔굽 옆친후 등주먹 치고 지르기 (Palkup-Yop-Chinhoo-Deung-Jumeok-Chigo-Jireugi)

FORM
품새 (POOMSAE)

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TAEGEUK O (5) JANG: WIND
Taegeuk 5 Jang symbolizes the “Son”, one of the 8 divination signs, which represent the wind, meaning both mighty force and calmness according to its strength and weakness.

BASIC KICK
기본 발차기 (KIBON-BAL-CHAGI)

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DOUBLE ROUND HOUSE KICK | 나래 차기 Narae-Chargi #1
Free video - Same as lesson of combination kicks
This technique demands you to practice round house kick until the basic form of the round house kick is acquired. Once you familiarize your round house kick one should begin to practice as a continuous movement by including jumping action between two round house kick.

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SKIPPING DOUBLE ROUND HOUSE KICK | 앞발뺏다 나래 차기 Narae-Chargi #2
This is one of the kind that begin with front leg first. Better to understand this kicking technique, you can think of doing skipping round house kick followed by round house kick in a row in the air. once you jump off the floor you should finish all two kicks at same time as you land on the floor.

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HAMMER FIST STRIKE WITH SIDE KICK
Free video lesson available on YouTube
When you perform some poomsae it is required to use hammer fist strike with side kick. Learn how to perform and use it in this lesson.

COMBINATION KICKS
연결 발차기 (YOUNKYUL-BAL-CHAGI)

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DOUBLE ROUND HOUSE KICK COMBINATIONS
Free video - Same as lesson of Double round kick 1
Practicing a combination of kicks will help you to improving the ability to make the proper kick selection on the moving opponent during sparring. Here are four examples of using double round house kicks.

  • 돌려차고 나래 차기
    Round house kick followed by double round house kick.
  • 돌려차고(앞발) 뺏다 나래 차기
    Round house kick followed by skipping double round house kick.
  • 나래차고 돌려차기
    Double round house kick followed by round house kck.
  • 앞발뺏다 나래차고 돌려차기
    Skipping double round house kick followed by round house kick.

FOOTWORK
발짓기 (BAL JITKI)

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SWITCH FEET AND KICK SIMULTANEOUSLY | 발바꾸고 동시에 차는발짓기
In this lesson you will learn how to properly counter attack against your opponent’s kick without stepping away. This technique is very helpful when you fight with someone who has aggressive style.

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SKIPPING HOP STEP
Some situations call for an actual step to taking with the rear foot in order to create proper distance to attack. The same principle applies when avoiding an attack by moving back while at the same time trying to make proper distance to counter attack. In this lesson you will learn the followings.

  • 앞발들고 두발 동시에 일보전진
    Skipping one hop step forward.
  • 뒷발들고 두발 동시에 일보후진
    Skipping one hop step backward.