Green Belt Blue Tag - 5th Kup

Pattern Definition

Yul Gok

Is the pseudonym of a great philosopher and scholar Yi I (1536-1584) nicknamed the ‘Confucius of Korea’. The 38 movements of this pattern refer to his birthplace on 38th degree latitude and the diagram represents ‘scholar’.

No. of movements – 38

Colour Definition

Blue - Signifies the heaven towards which the plant matures into a towering tree as training in Taekwon-do progresses.

New Terminology


  • Front Elbow Strike - Ap Palkup Taerigi
  • Back Fist Side/Back Strike - Dung Joomuk Yop Taerigi


  • X-Stance - Kyocha Sogi


  • Twin Knifehand Block - Sang Sankal Makgi
  • High Double Forearm Block - Nopunde Doo Palmok Makgi
  • High Hooking Block - Nopunde Golcho Makgi