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TOI-GYE

Meaning: 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, the diagram represents ‘scholar’.

Movements: 37

Ready Posture: Close Stance B (towards D)

Motions and additional information:

  • Movement 3 is performed in a slow motion
  • Movement 6 is performed in a slow motion
  • Perform movements 7 and 8 in continuous motion
  • Movement 12 is performed in slow motion
  • Perform movements 13 to 18 in stamping motion

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1

Turn 90 Degrees Left

Right L-Stance

Middle Inner Forearm Block

2

Move The Left Foot

Left Walking Stance

Low Fingertip Upset Thrust

3

Move The Left Foot

Close Stance

Right High Backfist Side Back Strike

4

Turn 90 Degrees Right

Left L-Stance

Middle Inner Forearm Block

5

Move The Right Foot

Right Walking Stance

Low Fingertip Upset Thrust

6

Move The Right Foot

Close Stance

Left High Backfist Side Back Strike

7

Step Forward

Left Walking Stance

X-Fist Pressing Block

8

On The Spot

Left Walking Stance

High Twin Forefist Vertical Punch

9

Lift The Right Leg

Right Middle Front Snap Kick (Ball Of Foot)

10

Step Forward

Right Walking Stance

Middle Forefist Punch

11

On The Spot

Right Walking Stance

Middle Forefist Reverse Punch

12

Move The Left Foot

Close Stance

Twin Elbow Side Thrust

13

Turn 90 Degrees Left

Sitting Stance

Outer Forearm W-Shape Block

14

Pivot 180 Degrees Clockwise On The Right Foot

Sitting Stance

Outer Forearm W-Shape Block

15

Pivot 180 Degrees Clockwise On The Right Foot

Sitting Stance

Outer Forearm W-Shape Block

16

Pivot 180 Degrees Anti-clockwise On The Left Foot

Sitting Stance

Outer Forearm W-Shape Block

17

Pivot 180 Degrees Clockwise On The Right Foot

Sitting Stance

Outer Forearm W-Shape Block

18

Pivot 180 Degrees Clockwise On The Right Foot

Sitting Stance

Outer Forearm W-Shape Block

19

Bring The Right Foot To The Left Foot And Then Step With The Left Foot

Right L-Stance

Low Double Forearm Pushing Block

20

Move The Left Foot

Left Walking Stance

Hand Grab

21

Lift The Right Leg

Right Upward Kick (Knee)

22

Pivot 180 Degree Clockwise

Right L-Stance

Middle Knifehand Guarding Block

23

Lift The Left Leg

Left Low Side Front Snap Kick (Ball Of Foot)

24

Step Forward

Left Walking Stance

High Fingertip Flat Thrust

25

Step Forward

Left L-Stance

Middle Knifehand Guarding Block

26

Lift The Right Leg

Right Low Side Front Snap Kick (Ball Of Foot)

27

Step Forward

Right Walking Stance

High Fingertip Flat Thrust

28

Step Backwards With The Right Foot And Pull The Left Foot

Right L-Stance

High/Low Backfist/Outer Forearm Side Strike/Block

29

Jump Forwards

Right X-Stance

Low X-Fist Pressing Block

30

Step With The Right Foot 90 Degrees Clockwise

Right Walking Stance

High Double Forearm Block

31

Pivot 270 Degress Anti-clockwise

Right L-Stance

Low Knifehand Guarding Block

32

On The Spot

Left Walking Stance

Middle Inner Forearm Circular Block

33

Step Foot To Foot Right

Right L-Stance

Low Knifehand Guarding Block

34

On The Spot

Right Walking Stance

Middle Inner Forearm Circular Block

35

On The Spot

Left Walking Stance

Middle Inner Forearm Circular Block

36

On The Spot

Right Walking Stance

Middle Inner Forearm Circular Block

37

Move The Left Foot

Sitting Stance

Right Middle Forefist Punch