UCD Taekwondo Club
The Fightingest Martial Arts Club in UCD

3rd Kup - Red Tag

Examinable


Terminology


Defending Techniques

  • W-Shape Block - San Makgi
  • Double Inner Forearm Pushing Block - Doo An Palmok Miro Makgi
  • Knifehand Low Guarding Block - Sonkal Najunde Daebi Makgi
  • Attacking Techniques

  • Upset Fingertip Thrust - Dwijibun Sonkut Tulgi
  • Backfist Side Rear Strike - Dungjoomuk Yop Dwi Taerigi
  • Twin Side Elbow Thrust - Sang Yop Palkup Tulgi
  • General Info


    Meaning of Red Belt:

    Red signifies danger, cautioning the student to exercise control and warning the opponent to stay away.

    Toi-Gye Tul (37 Movements)


    TOI-GYE is the pen name of the noted scholar Yi Hwang (16th century), an authority on neo Confucianism.
    The 37 movements of the pattern refer to his birthplace on 37 latitude, the diagram represents " scholar".


    Toi-Gye
    Toi-Gye Tul Diagram

    Ready Posture - CLOSED READY STANCE 'B' (Facing D)

    1. Move the left foot to B forming a right L-stance toward B while executing a middle block to B with the left inner forearm.
    2. Execute a low thrust to B with the right upset finger tip while forming a left walking stance toward B, slipping the left foot to B.
    3. Bring the left foot to the right foot to form a closed stance toward D while executing a side back strike to C with the right back fist, extending the left arm to the side downward. Perform in slow motion.
    4. Move the right foot to A forming a left L-stance toward A while executing a middle block to A with the right inner forearm.
    5. Execute a low thrust to A with the left upset finger tip while forming a right walking stance toward A, slipping the right foot to A.
    6. Bring the right foot to the left foot to form a closed stance toward D while executing a side back strike to C with the left back fist, extending the right arm to the side downward. Perform in slow motion.
    7. Move the left foot to D forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a pressing block with an X-fist.
    8. Execute a high vertical punch to D with a twin fist while maintaining a left walking stance toward D. Perform 7 and 8 in a continuous motion.
    9. Execute a middle front snap kick to D with the right foot, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 8.
    10. Lower the right foot to D forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a middle punch to D with the right fist.
    11. Execute a middle punch to D with the left fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward D.
    12. Bring the left foot to the right foot forming a closed stance toward F while executing a twin side elbow thrust. Perform in slow motion.
    13. Move the right foot to F in a stamping motion forming a sitting stance toward C while executing a W-shape block to C with the right outer forearm.
    14. Move the left foot to F in a stamping motion turning clockwise to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a W-shape block to D with the left outer forearm.
    15. Move the left foot to E in a stamping motion turning clockwise to form a sitting stance toward C while executing a W-shape block to C with the left outer forearm.
    16. Move the right foot to E in a stamping motion turning counter clockwise to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a W-shape block to D with the right outer forearm.
    17. Move the left foot to E in a stamping motion turning clockwise to form a sitting stance toward C while executing a W-shape block to C with the left outer forearm.
    18. Move the left foot to F in a stamping motion turning clockwise to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a W-shape block to D with the left outer forearm.
    19. Bring the right foot to the left foot and then move the left foot to D forming a right L-stance toward D while executing a low pushing block to D with the left double forearm.
    20. Extend both hands upward as if to grab the opponent's head while forming a left walking stance toward D, slipping the left foot to D.
    21. Execute an upward kick with the right knee while pulling both hands downward.
    22. Lower the right foot to the left foot and then move the left foot to C forming a right L-stance toward C while executing a middle guarding block to C with a knife-hand.
    23. Execute a low side front snap kick to C with the left foot, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 22.
    24. Lower the left foot to C forming a left walking stance toward C while executing a high thrust to C with the left flat finger tip.
    25. Move the right foot to C forming a left L-stance toward C while executing a middle guarding block to C with a knife-hand.
    26. Execute a low side front snap kick to C with the right foot, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 25.
    27. Lower the right foot to C forming a right walking stance toward C while executing a high thrust to C with the right flat finger tip.
    28. Move the right foot to D forming a right L-stance toward C while executing a side back strike to D with the right back fist and a low block to C with the left forearm.
    29. Jump to C forming a right X-stance toward A while executing a pressing block with an X-fist.
    30. Move the right foot to C forming a right walking stance toward C while executing a high block to C with the right double forearm.
    31. Move the left foot to B forming a right L-stance toward B while executing a low guarding block to B with a knife-hand.
    32. Execute a circular block to BD with the right inner forearm while forming a left walking stance toward B, slipping the left foot to B.
    33. Bring the left foot to the right foot and then move the right foot to A forming a left L-stance toward A, at the same time executing a low guarding block to A with a knife-hand.
    34. Execute a circular block to AD with the left inner forearm while forming a right walking stance toward A, slipping the right foot to A.
    35. Execute a circular block to CE with the right inner forearm while forming a left walking stance toward CE.
    36. Execute a circular block to AD with the left inner forearm while forming a right walking stance toward A.
    37. Move the right foot on line AB to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a middle punch to D with the right fist.
    END: Bring the right foot back to a ready posture.


    Ban Jayu Matsogi


    After extensively practicing this exercise the student should be able to:

    Main points:

    Free Sparring


    Free sparring is essentially open combat with controlled attacking and prohibition of attacking to certain vital spots.

    In a free sparring there is no prearranged mode between the players, and both are completely free to attack and defend with all available means and methods with only one exception: The attacker MUST STOP the attacking tool just before reaching the vital spot.

    Because Taekwon-Do is a lethal form of self-defence, the sparring rules (unlike those of other competitive sports) count only blows focused within two centimeters of a vital spot instead of counting the number of ineffective blows by the use of sheer brute strength. In sparring focused blows, speed, power, balance, strong and accurate blocking, skillful dodging and attitude are taken into consideration.

    Main points:

    1. Defense
    2. Instant Attack and Counter Attack
    3. Deception
    4. Selection of a proper target
    5. Direction of Attack and Defence
    6. Technique Experimentation
    7. Development of Tactic and Maneuver
    8. Dodging Technique
    9. Counter Attack
    10. Flying Multiple Techniques
    11. Position Change

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