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All of the previous Theory plus:

Meaning of Blue Belt. 

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

Meaning of Pattern Yul Gok 38 Movements. 

Yul Gok is the pseudonym of the great 16th century philosopher and scholar Yi I(pronounced Yee Eye) 1536 – 1584,nicknamed the Confucius of Korea. The 38 movements represent his birth place on the 38th degree line of latitude.  

What is Korean for three step Semi Free sparring? 

Ban Jayoo Matsoki.     (Intermediate level) 

What is Korean for two step sparring? 

Ibo Matsoki.                  (1 to 4).  

What is the difference between 3 step and 2 step sparring?  

2 step sparring requires a more complex combination of techniques in defence and attack, Therefore greater emphasis on focus, distance and timing is required.


Korean Terminology. 

X Stance                                          Kyocha Sogi. 

Back Fist High Side Strike               Dung Joomuk Nopunde Yop Taerigi. 

X Fist Pressing Block                        Kyocha Joomuk Noolo Makgi. 

Palm Upward Block                          Sonbadak Ollyo Makgi. 

Elbow Front Strike                            Palkup Ap Taerigi. 

Twin Upset Punch                             Sang Dwijibo Jirugi. 

Knee Kick                                            Moorup Chagi. 

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