Blue Belt Red Tag - 3rd Kup

Pattern Definition

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 and the diagram represents ‘scholar’.

No. of movements – 37

Colour Definition

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

New Terminology


  • High Backfist Side Strike - Nopunde Dung Joomuk Yop Taerigi


  • Low Upset Fingertip Thrust - Najunde Dwijibo Sonkut Tulgi
  • High Flat Fingertip Thrust - Nopunde Opun Sonkut Tulgi


  • Knee Upward Kick - Moorup Ollyo Chagi
  • Low Side Front Snap Kick - Najunde Yop/Ap Cha Busigi


  • High Double Forearm Block - Nopunde Doo Palmok Makgi
  • X-Fist Pressing Block - Kyocha Joomuk Noollo Makgi
  • Outer Forearm W-Shaped Block - Bakat Palmok San Makgi
  • Low Double Forearm Pushing Block - Najunde Doo Palmok Miro Makgi
  • Low Knifehand Guarding Block - Najunde Sonkal Daebi Makgi