8th Kup Theory Qs

Whom is Dan-Gun named after?

Dan-Gun is named after the holy Dan-Gun, the legendary founder of Korea in the year 2333bc. (21 movements)

What does the colour yellow represent?

Yellow signifies the Earth from which a plant sprouts, as the foundation (root) for Taekwon-do is being laid.

What is the Korean for?

Middle punch- Kaunde Jirugi
High punch- Napunde Jirugi
Low outer-forearm block- Najunde Bakat Palmok Makgi
Middle inner-forearm block- Kaunde An-Palmok Makgi
High outer-forearm side block- Napunde Bakat Palmok Yop Makgi Rising block- Chookyo Makgi
Kick- Chagi
Twin Forearm Block- Sang Palmok Makgi
Knife-hand Side Strike- Sonkal Yop Taerigi