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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

Yellow Belt Grading Requirements

Pattern: Dan Gun No. of Steps:  21

Pattern Meaning:

is named after the Holy Dan Gun, the legendary founder of Korea in the year 2333BC.

Colour Meaning:

Yellow - Signifies the Earth, from which a plant sprouts and takes root as the Taekwon-Do foundation is being laid.
Stances and Techniques Terminology:
High Punch Nopunde Jirugi
Reverse Punch Bandae Jirugi
L-Stance Knife-hand Guarding Block Niunja So Sonkal Daebi Makgi
L-Stance Twin Forearm Guarding Block Niunja So Sang Palmok Makgi
L-Stance Knife-hand Strike Niunja So Sonkal Taerigi
Guarding Block Daebi Makgi
 
Front Rising Kick Apcha Olligi
Turning Kick Dollyo Chagi
Flying High Kick Twimyo Nopi Chagi
 
3-Step Sparing Sambo Matsogi
Free Sparing Jayu Matsogi

Dan Gun Movements:

Ready Posture: Parallel Ready Stance

Step 1. 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.
Step 2. Move the right foot to B forming a right walking stance toward B while executing a high punch to B with the right fist.
Step 3. Move the right foot to A turning clockwise to form a left L-stance toward A, at the same time executing a middle guarding block to A with a knife-hand.
Step 4. Move the left foot to A forming a left walking stance toward A while executing a high punch to A with the left fist.
Step 5. Move the left foot to D forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a low block to D with the left forearm.
Step 6. Move the right foot to D forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a high punch to D with the right fist.
Step 7. Move the left foot to D forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a high punch to D with the left fist.
Step 8. Move the right foot to D forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a high punch to D with the right fist..
Step 9. Move the left foot to E, turning counter clockwise to form a right L-stance toward E while executing a twin forearm block to E.
Step 10. Move the right foot to E forming a right walking stance toward E while executing a high punch to E with the right fist.
Step 11. Move the right foot to F turning clockwise to form a left L-stance toward F while executing a twin forearm block to F.
Step 12. Move the left foot to F forming a left walking stance toward F while executing a high punch to F with the left fist.
Step 13. Move the left foot to C forming a left walking stance toward C while executing a low block to C with the left forearm.
Step 14. Execute a rising block with the left forearm, maintaining the left walking stance toward C. Perform 13 and 14 in a continuous motion.
Step 15. Move the right foot to C forming a right walking stance toward C, at the same time executing a rising block with the right forearm.
Step 16. 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 17. Move the right foot to C forming a right walking stance toward C, at the same time executing a rising block with the right forearm.
Step 18. Move the left foot to B turning counter clockwise to form a right L-stance toward B while executing a middle outward strike to B with the left knife-hand.
Step 19. Move the right foot to B forming a right walking stance toward B while executing a high punch to B with the right fist.
Step 20. Move the right foot to A turning clockwise to form a left L-stance toward A while executing a middle outward strike to A with the right knife-hand.
Step 21. Move the left foot to A forming a left walking stance toward A while executing a high punch to A with the left fist.
 
End: Bring the foot back to a ready position.