Yellow signifies the earth from which the plant sprouts and takes root as the TaekwonDo foundation is being laid.
Grading Requirements 

(at the discretion of the examiner; not in any particular order)

Please remember that anything from previous gradings may also be required by the Examiner

Patterns (Tul)

  • Dan Gun. 21 movements.
  • All previous Tul

Linework

  • As requested by Examiner - techniques from previous gradings, plus:
  • L Stance, Knifehand Guarding Block
  • L Stance, Twin Forearm Block

Note: A senior student will demonstrate the techniques required.

Pre-Arranged Sparring

  • 3 Step Sparring (Sambo Matsoki) No.2 

Attack: Low front snap kick landing in walking ready stance

Defence: Right leg back walking stance, low outer forearm block
three times backward.

Counter Attack: Left low front snap kick landing in left walking ready stance

Theory

See below

QuestionAnswer
Pattern Meaning & Number of Moves
What are the Tenets of TaekwonDo?
Courtesy
Integrity
Perseverance
Self-Control
Indomitable Spirit
Describe Integrity
Korean for StrikeTaerigi
Korean for FrontAp
Korean for SideYop
Korean for BackDwit
Korean for Knifehand guarding blockSonkal daebi makgi
Korean for High obverse punchAp Joomuk Nopunde Baro Jirugi
Korean for Twin forearm blockSang palmok makgi
Korean for outer forearm rising blockBakat palmok chookyo makgi
Korean for knife hand outwards strikeSonkal bakuro taerigi
Korean for Front Obverse Punch
Ap Joomuk Jirugi
Describe Continuous motion. Why do we use it?2 techniques, 2 full knee-springs, 1 continuous breath.
Always starts with a block. Allows an instant response to an attack (either another block or a counter)

Dan Gun - 21 moves

Dan-Gun is named after the holy Dan Gun, the legendary founder of Korea in the year of 2333 B.C.

Ready Posture – PARALLEL READY STANCE

  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  14. Execute a rising block with the left forearm, maintaining the left walking stance toward C. Perform 13 and 14 in a continuous motion.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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 left foot back to a ready posture.

Reproduced from Taekwon-Do (The Korean Art of Self Defense)
also known as “The Condensed Encyclopedia.
Fifth Edition 1999, All rights reserved
Copyright 1988, 1991, 1992, 1995, 1999 General Choi, Hong Hi.