UCD Taekwondo Club
The Fightingest Martial Arts Club in UCD

5th Kup - Blue Tag

Examinable


Terminology


General

  • Slow Motion - Neurin Dongjak
  • Reverse Knifehand - Sonkaldung
  • Stances

  • Low Stance - Nachuo Sogi
  • Rear Foot Stance - Dwit Bal Sogi
  • Close Ready Stance 'B' - Moa Junbi Sogi 'B'
  • Defending Techniques

  • Reverse Knifehand Middle Block - Sonkaldung Kaunde Makgi
  • Palm Upward Block - Sonbadak Ollyo Makgi
  • X-Fist Rising Block - Kyocha Joomuk Chookyo Makgi
  • U-Shape Block - Digutja Makgi
  • Palm Pressing Block - Sonbadak Noollo Makgi
  • Attacking Techniques

  • Upper Elbow Strike - Wi Palkup Taerigi
  • Side Front Smashing Kick - Yop Apcha Busigi
  • Angle Punch - Giokja Jirugi
  • General Info


    Meaning of Blue Belt:

    Blue signifies the Heaven towards which the plant matures into a towering tree as training in Taekwon-Do progresses.

    Yul-Gok Tul (38 Movements)


    YUL-GOK is the pseudonym of a great philosopher and scholar Yi l (1536-1584) nicknamed the "Confucius of Korea" The 38 movements of this pattern refer to his birthplace on 38 latitude and the diagram represents "scholar".


    Yul-Gok
    Yul-Gok Tul Diagram

    Ready Posture - PARALLEL READY STANCE (Facing D)

    1. Move the left foot to B forming a sitting stance toward D while extending the left fist to D horizontally.
    2. Execute a middle punch to D with the right fist while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
    3. Execute a middle punch to D with the left fist while maintaining a sitting stance toward D. Perform 2 and 3 in a fast motion.
    4. Bring the left foot to the right foot and then move the right foot to A forming a sitting stance toward D while extending the right fist to D horizontally.
    5. Execute a middle punch to D with the left fist while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
    6. Execute a middle punch to D with the right fist while maintaining a sitting stance toward D. Perform 5 and 6 in a fast motion.
    7. Move the right foot to AD forming a right walking stance toward AD while executing a middle side block to AD with the right inner forearm.
    8. Execute a low front snap kick to AD with the left foot keeping the position of the hands as they were in 7.
    9. Lower the left foot to AD forming a left walking stance toward AD while executing a middle punch to AD with the left fist.
    10. Execute a middle punch to AD with the right fist while maintaining a left walking stance toward AD. Perform 9 and 10 in a fast motion.
    11. Move the left foot to BD forming a left walking stance toward BD at the same time executing a middle side block to BD with the left inner forearm.
    12. Execute a low front snap kick to BD with the right foot keeping the position of the hands as they were in 11.
    13. Lower the right foot to BD forming a right walking stance toward BD while executing a middle punch to BD with the right fist.
    14. Execute a middle punch to BD with the left fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward BD. Perform 13 and 14 in a fast motion.
    15. Execute a middle hooking block to D with the right palm while forming a right walking stance toward D, pivoting with the left foot.
    16. Execute a middle hooking block to D with the left palm while maintaining a right walking stance toward D.
    17. Execute a middle punch to D with the right fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward D. Execute 16 and 17 in a connecting motion.
    18. Move the left foot to D forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a middle hooking block to D with the left palm.
    19. Execute a middle hooking block to D with the right palm while maintaining a left walking stance toward D.
    20. Execute a middle punch to D with the left fist while maintaining a left walking stance toward D. Execute 19 and 20 in a connecting motion.
    21. Move the right foot to D forming a right walking stance toward D at the same time executing a middle punch to D with the right fist.
    22. Turn the face toward D forming a right bending ready stance A toward D.
    23. Execute a middle side piercing kick to D with the left foot.
    24. Lower the left foot to D forming a left walking stance toward D while striking the left palm with the right front elbow.
    25. Turn the face toward C forming a left bending ready stance A toward C.
    26. Execute a middle side piercing kick to C with the right foot.
    27. Lower the right foot to C forming a right walking stance toward C while striking the right palm with the left front elbow.
    28. Move the left foot to E forming a right L-stance toward E while executing a twin knife-hand block.
    29. Move the right foot to E forming a right walking stance toward E while executing a middle thrust to E with the right straight finger tip.
    30. Move the right foot to F turning clockwise to form a left L-stance toward F while executing a twin knife-hand block.
    31. Move the left foot to F forming a left walking stance toward F while executing a middle thrust to F with the left straight finger tip.
    32. Move the left foot to C forming a left walking stance toward C while executing a high side block to C with the left outer forearm.
    33. Execute a middle punch to C with the right fist while maintaining a left walking stance toward C.
    34. Move the right foot to C forming a right walking stance toward C while executing a high side block to C with the right outer forearm.
    35. Execute a middle punch to C with the left fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward C.
    36. Jump to C forming a left X-stance toward B while executing a high side strike to C with the left back fist.
    37. Move the right foot to A forming a right walking stance toward A at the same time executing a high block to A with the right double forearm.
    38. Bring the right foot to the left foot and then move the left foot to B forming a left walking stance toward B while executing a high block to B with the left double forearm.
    END: Bring the left foot back to a ready posture.


    Ilbo Matsogi



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

    Main points:

    Ban Jayu Matsogi


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

    Main points:


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