Foundation Skills

Foundation Skills

  1. I. Courtesy and Etiquette:
    1. Formal Standing Bow
    2. Informal Standing Bow
    3. Kneeling Bow
    4. Dojang Rules
  2. Ki (Energy) Development Exercise:
    1. Standing Pole
    2. Lower Abdominal respiration
  3. Falling Skills:
    1. Side Fall
    2. Rear Fall
    3. Forward Roll
    4. Rear Roll
  4. Stance/Postures:
    1. Natural Stance (movement exercise)
    2. Walking Stance
    3. Front Stance
    4. Back Stance
    5. Tiger Stance
    6. Sitting Stance
    7. Offensive-Defensive Posture:
      1. Offensive-defensive I.
      2. Offensive-Defensive II.
  5. Dodging Skills:
    1. Rear Head Dodge
    2. Side Head Dodge
    3. Drop Head Dodge
    4. Bob & Weave
    5. Angle Head (Slipping) Dodge
    6. Rear Body Dodge
  6. Foot Work:
    1. Shuffle Step:
      1. Shuffle Step Advance
      2. Shuffle Step Retreat
    2. Angle Step
    3. Two Angle Step
    4. Switch Step
    5. Spinning Step
  7. Blocking Skills:
    1. High Block
    2. Inside Forearm Block
    3. Outside Forearm Block
    4. Low Forearm Block
    5. Low Cutting Block
    6. Palm Pushing Block
  8. Thrusting & Striking Skills:
    1. Forward Fist Thrust
    2. Reverse Fist Thrust
    3. Hook Fist Thrust
    4. Upward Fist Thrust
    5. Back Fist Strike
    6. Knife Hand Strike:
      1. Inside Knife-Hand Strike
      2. Outside Knife-Hand Strike
      3. Downward Knife-hand Strike
    7. 7. Elbow Strike:
      1. Inside Horizontal Elbow Strike
      2. Upward Vertical Elbow Strike
  9. Kicking Skills:
    1. Front Stretch Kick
    2. Inside Crescent Kick
    3. Outside Crescent Kick
    4. Inside Downward Kick
    5. Outside Downward Kick
    6. Front Kick
    7. Angle Kick
    8. Roundhouse Kick
    9. Side Kick
    10. Back Kick
    11. Knee Kick
    12. Jumping Front Kick
    13. Jumping Side Kick
  10. Application of Combined Basic Skills:
    1. Angle step, high block, lead thrust
    2. Angle Step, inside forearm block, reverse thrust
    3. Angle Step, inside forearm block, lead thrust, reverse thrust
    4. Angle step, outside block, lead thrust
    5. Angle step, low block, Side Kick
    6. Angle step, front kick
    7. Angle step, angle kick
    8. Angle step, side kick
    9. Angle step, roundhouse kick
    10. Angle step, outside downward kick
    11. Cross angle step, back kick
    12. Rear head dodge, front kick/angle kick/side kick

      Note: The above skills must be executed on the right and left sides. They must be executed against an opponent’s lead thrust, reverse thrust or front kick. They must also be executed against a stationary target.

    13. Rear head dodge, palm parry, lead thrust, reverse thrust, front kick/angle kick/side kick
  11. Combined Skills Against A Stationary Target:
    1. Shuffle Step, Lead Thrust
    2. Shuffle Step, Lead Thrust, Reverse Thrust
    3. Shuffle Step, Lead Thrust, Reverse Thrust, Bob & Weave, Hook Thrust
    4. Shuffle Step, Lead Thrust, Reverse Thrust, Bob & Weave, Hook Thrust, Upward Thrust
    5. Shuffle Step, Lead Thrust, Reverse Thrust, Angle (Round House Kick)/Front Kick/Side Kick/ Abduction Kick/Adduction Kick
    6. Shuffle Step, Lead Thrust, Reverse Thrust, Neck Clinch, Knee Kick (2), Angle Kick
    7. Back Fist Strike, Shuffle Step, Side Kick
    8. Side Kick, Back kick
  12. Ho Sin Sool (Life Protection Skills):
    1. Basic wrist escapes
    2. Elbow lock (arm bar):
      1. Against a same side wrist seizure
      2. Against a opposite side wrist seizure
      3. Taking the initiative
    3. Floor Skills:
      1. Knee pin
      2. Side collar hold
      3. Knee Bar
      4. Heel Hook
  13. Choson Ki Cho Hyung:
    1. Choson Ki Cho Hyung (Morning Calm Basic Form)
    2. Sin Chong (Application):
      1. At least one (1) application of each skill or tactical unit must be demonstrated on both right and left sides.
  14. Choson Kwon Bup Knowledge:
    1. History
    2. Theory, concepts, and principles:
      1. Eliptical patterns
      2. Pendulum/balance wheel principle
      3. Position of advantage
      4. Water principle
      5. Circle (decreasing radius)
      6. Triangulation
      7. Push-pull principle
      8. Timing
      9. Maintaining distance