9th KUP (orange belt)
Form: (POOMSE) CHON-JI: (19 movements) means heaven and earth
Basics: CHA RYUT (attention); KYUNG YEH (bow); CHUN BI (ready); KI HOP (yell)
Terminology: 1-HANA, 2-DUL, 3-SET, 4-NET, 5-DASOT, 6-YASOT, 7-ILGOP, 8-YODOL, 9-AHOP, 10-YOL
8th KUP (yellow belt)
Form: (POOMSE) DAN GUN: (21 movements) the legendary founder of Korea in the year 2333 BC
Basics: front kick, round kick, axe kick, sliding side kick, back kick
Terminology: DOJANG (training hall), DOBOK (uniform), Tenets of Tae kwon-do 1) self-control 2) patience 3) indomitable spirit 4) humility 5) loyalty 6) conviction of ultimate victory 7) honesty
7th KUP (yellow belt, black stripe)
Form: (POOMSE) TAE GEUK IL JANG: (18 movements) KEON represents heaven and light.
Basics: fast kick, back turning kick, roundhouse kick/back turning kick
Terminology: Count from 20 to 29: 20-SUMUL, 21-SUMUL HANA, 22-SUMUL DUL,… etc.
6th KUP (green belt)
Form (POOMSE) TAE GEUK EE JANG: (18 movements) TAE means joyfulness.
Basics: step backwards axe kick, inside crescent kick, outside crescent kick
Terminology: AP CHAGI – front kick, YOP CHAGI – side kick, DOL YO CHAGI – roundhouse kick
Breaking: 1 board
5th KUP (green belt, black stripe)
Form (POOMSE) TAE GEUK SAM JANG: (20 movements) RI means rire and sun.
Basics: sliding heel hook kick, jumping front kick, jumping roundhouse
Terminology: DWEE CHAGI – back kick, DWEE DOL YO CHAGI – back turning kick, CHIGA CHAGI – ax kick
4th KUP (blue belt)
Form (POOMSE) TAE GEUK SA JANG: (20 movements) JIN symbolizes thunder.
Basics: jumping backwards roundhouse kick, 360 degree back kick, 360 degree crescent kick, double roundhouse kick – AP BAUL (front foot)
Terminology: HU RYO CHAGI – crescent kick
Breaking: 1 board (speed break)