Progressing to the Next Belt Color

Yellow(8th gup) => High yellow(7th gup)

!All previous knowledge and definitions required!


Dan-Gun is named after the holy Dan-Gun, the legendary founder of Korea in the year 2333 BC. (21 movements)
Help Point
All punches in Dan-Gun are high punches (eye level). However, it is still important that you do not bend your wrist to execute them. Dan-Gun is also an "I" formation patter (ask instructor to elaborate).
Definition of Rank: White
White signifies innocence, as that of the beginning student who has no previous knowledge of Taekwondo.
Definition of Rank: Yellow
Yellow signifies the earth, from which the plant sprouts and takes root as the Taekwondo foundation is being laid.

Kicks and Foot Techniques

Hand Techniques


All previous patterns and kibons
Kibon #3
  1. Starting with a horse riding stance. Perform a single middle knife hand block with you left hand.
  2. Repeat with your right hand.
  3. Perform a low knife hand guarding block with your left hand.
  4. Repeat on the right with a circular motion.
  5. Perform a high knife hand guarding block with you left hand.
  6. Repeat on your right hand.
  7. Perform a straight fingertip strike with you left hand (right hand crossed under).
  8. Repeat on your right side (left hand under).

Self Defense

ATTACK: Shoulder grab(single)
DEFENSE: Arm lock with arc hand to the neck
Defense: Elbow joint lock takedown


One steps (minimum of 4)