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UKTC North East Taekwon-Do
With Mr William McElhone V

Email: williammcelhone@yahoo.com
Telephone: 07971 818 282


UKTC North East Taekwon-Do

With Mr William McElhone V

Email: williammcelhone@yahoo.com
Telephone: 07971 818 282

Green Tip Grading Requirements

Pattern: Do San No. of Steps:  24

Pattern Meaning:

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.

Colour Meaning:

Green - Signifies the Plant Growth as the Taekwon-Do skills begin to develop.
Stances and Techniques Terminology:
High Outer Forearm Block Nopunde Bakat Palmok Makgi
Reverse Punch Bandae Jirugi
L-Stance Knife-hand Guarding Block Niunja So Sonkal Daebi Makgi
Straight Finger-Tip Thrust Sun Sonkut Tulgi
Wedging Block Hechyo Makgi
Back Fist Strike Dung Joomuk Taerigi
Sitting Stance Knife-hand Strike Annun So Sonkal Taerigi
Guarding Block  Daebi Makgi 
3-Step Sparring Sambo Matsogi
Free-Sparring Jayu Matsogi
Downward Kick Naeryo Chagi
Reverse Turning Kick Bandai Dollyo Chagi

Do San Movements:

Ready Posture: Parallel Ready Stance
Step 1. Move the left foot to B, forming a left walking stance toward B while executing a high side block to B with the left outer forearm.
Step 2. Execute a middle punch to B with the right fist while maintaining a left walking stance toward B.
Step 3. Move the left foot on line AB, and then turn clockwise to form a right walking stance toward A while executing a high side block to A with the right outer forearm.
Step 4. Execute a middle punch to A with the left fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward A.
Step 5. Move the left foot to D, forming a right L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with a knife-hand.
Step 6. Move the right foot to D forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a middle thrust to D with the right straight fingertip.
Step 7. Twist the right knife-hand together with the body counter clockwise until its palm faces downward and then move the left foot to D, turning counter clockwise to form a left walking stance toward D while executing a high side strike to D with the left back fist.
Step 8. Move the right foot to D forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a high side strike to D with the right back fist.
Step 9. Move the left foot to E, turning counter clockwise to form a left walking stance toward E while executing a high side block to E with the left outer forearm.
Step 10. Execute a middle punch to E with the right fist while maintaining a left walking stance toward E.
Step 11. Move the left foot on line EF, and then turn clockwise to form a right walking stance toward F while executing a high side block to F with the right outer forearm.
Step 12. Execute a middle punch to F with the left fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward F.
Step 13. Move the left foot to CE forming a left walking stance toward CE, at the same time executing a high wedging block to CE with the outer forearm.
Step 14. Execute a middle front snap kick to CE with the right foot, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 13.
Step 15. Lower the right foot to CE forming a right walking stance toward CE while executing a middle punch to CE with the right fist.
Step 16. Execute a middle punch to CE with the left fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward CE. Perform 15 and 16 in a fast motion.
Step 17. Move the right foot to CF forming a right walking stance toward CF while executing a high wedging block to CF with the outer forearm.
Step 18. Execute a middle front snap kick to CF with the left foot, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 17.
Step 19. Lower the left foot to CF forming a left walking stance toward CF while executing a middle punch to CF with the left fist.
Step 20. Execute a middle punch to CF with the right fist while maintaining a left walking stance toward CF. Perform 19 and 20 in a fast motion.
Step 21. Move the left foot to C forming a left walking stance toward C, at the same time executing a rising block with the left forearm.
Step 22. Move the right foot to C forming a right walking stance toward C while executing a rising block with the right forearm.
Step 23. Move the left foot to B, turning counter clockwise to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a middle side strike to B with the left knife-hand.
Step 24. Bring the left foot to the right foot and then move the right foot to A forming a sitting stance toward D while executing a middle side strike to A with the right knife-hand.
End: Bring the foot back to a ready position.