Terminology Applicable to 3rd Kup
Red belt signifies danger, cautioning the student to exercise control and warning the opponent to stay away.
Toi Gye (37 movements): Toi Gye is the pen name of the noted scholar Yi Hwang (16th century), an authority on neo-Confuscianism. The 37 movements of the pattern represent his birthplace on the 37° latitude, and the diagram (+) represents “Scholar.”
|Dwijibun Sonkut Tulgi||Upset fingertip thrust|
|Ollyo Chagi||Upward kick (Using the knee)|
|Naeryo Chagi||Downward kick|
|Opun Sonkut Tulgi||Flat fingertip thrust|
|Homi Sonkut Tulgi||Angle fingertip thrust|
|Doo Palmok Miro Makgi||Double forearm pushing block|
|Kyocha Joomuk Noolo Makgi||X-fist pressing block|
|Najunde Sonkal Daebi Makgi||Low knifehand gauding block|
|San Makgi||W-shape block|
- Saju Tulgi – Four-directional thrust. This is NOT a pattern, but this exercise was formerly practised by the 3rd kup holder and above.
- When performing San Makgi (W-shape block) you must look toward the direction you are travelling, e.g., when moving the left foot, look left.
- The student should by now have a wide-ranging knowledge of the vital spots and be able to name most in terminology.
- Chari Chari Dong Jak – Consecutive Motion. This is when the same hand or foot is used to perform two or more techniques in different directions or with different attacking tools.