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Toi-Gye Tul

March 19th, 2009 Comments off

Meaning: Toi-Gye was the pen name of the noted scholar Yi Hwang (16th Century), an authority on Neo-Confucianism. The 37 movements refer to his birthplace on the 37th degree latitude and the diagram represents scholar.

Movements: 37

Ready position: close ready stance a

Diagram

 

Toi-Gye Tul

Toi-Gye Tul

 Breakdown (TKD Success wording):

  1. Turn 90 left; Right L/S, inner forearm middle block
  2. slip left foot; Left W/S, upset fingertip low thrust
  3. Bring left foot to centre; Close stance, backfist side back strike, left arm down
    3 – slow motion 
  4. Turn 90 right; Left L/S, inner forearm middle block
  5. Slip right foot; Right W/S, upset fingertip low thrust
  6. Bring right foot to centre; Close stance, backfist side back strike, right arm down
    6  – slow motion
  7. Forwards; Left W/S, X-Fist pressing block
  8. Still; Left W/S, twin fist high vertical punch 
    7 – 8 Continuous motion
  9. Forwards; Right foot, middle front snap kick.
  10. Right L/S, middle obverse punch
  11. Still; Right L/S, middle reverse punch
  12. Step up, turn 90 left; Close stance, twin side elbow thrust
    12 – slow motion
  13. Right leg stepping anticlockwise; Sitting stance stamping motion, outer forearm w-shaped block 
  14. Left leg stepping clockwise; Sitting stance stamping motion, outer forearm w-shaped block 
  15. Left leg stepping clockwise; Sitting stance stamping motion, outer forearm w-shaped block 
  16. Right leg stepping anticlockwise; Sitting stance stamping motion, outer forearm w-shaped block  
  17. Left leg stepping clockwise; Sitting stance stamping motion, outer forearm w-shaped block
  18. Left leg stepping clockwise; Sitting stance stamping motion, outer forearm w-shaped block
  19. Right leg in; Right L/S, double forearm, low pushing block
  20. Move hands as if to grab a head, Left W/S
  21. Right knee upward kick
  22. Turn 180 anti-clockwise; Right L/S, knife hand middle guarding block
  23. Left leg low side front snap kick
  24. Left leg down, flat fingertip high thrust
  25. Forwards; Left L/S, knife hand middle guarding block
  26. Right leg low side front snap kick
  27. Right leg down, flat finger tip high thrust
  28. Step back; Right L/S, backfist side back strike and low block
  29. Forwards; Leap to Right X-Stance, x-fist pressing block
  30. Forwards; Right W/S, double forearm high block
  31. Turn 270 anti-clockwise; Right L/S, knife hand low guarding block
  32. Slip left foot; Left W/S, inner forearm circular bloc
  33. Left foot back to centre line; Left L/S, knife hand low guarding block
  34. Slip right foot; Right W/S, inner forearm circular block
  35. Left W/S, inner forearm circular block
  36. Right W/S, inner forearm circular block
  37. Face front, sitting stance, right hand middle punch

END: Right foot back to ready posture

General Choi’s Written Description:

1. Move the left foot to B forming a right L-stance toward B while executing a middle block to B with the left inner forearm.
2. Execute a low thrust to B with the right upset finger tip while forming a left walking stance toward B, slipping the left foot to B.
3. Bring the left foot to the right foot to form a closed stance toward D while executing a side back strike to C with the right back fist, extending the left arm to the side downward. Perform in slow motion.
4. Move the right foot to A forming a left L-stance toward A while executing a middle block to A with the right inner forearm.
5. Execute a low thrust to A with the left upset finger tip while forming a right walking stance toward A, slipping the right foot to A.
6. Bring the right foot to the left foot to form a closed stance toward D while executing a side back strike to C with the left back fist, extending the right arm to the side downward. Perform in slow motion.
7. Move the left foot to D forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a pressing block with an X-fist.
8. Execute a high vertical punch to D with a twin fist while maintaining a left walking stance toward D. Perform 7 and 8 in a continuous motion.
9. Execute a middle front snap kick to D with the right foot, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 8.
10. Lower the right foot to D forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a middle punch to D with the right fist.
11. Execute a middle punch to D with the left fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward D.
12. Bring the left foot to the right foot forming a closed stance toward F while executing a twin side elbow thrust. Perform in slow motion.
13. Move the right foot to F in a stamping motion forming a sitting stance toward C while executing a W-shape block to C with the right outer forearm.
14. Move the left foot to F in a stamping motion turning clockwise to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a W-shape block to D with the left outer forearm.
15. Move the left foot to E in a stamping motion turning clockwise to form a sitting stance toward C while executing a W-shape block to C with the left outer forearm.
16. Move the right foot to E in a stamping motion turning counter clockwise to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a W-shape block to D with the right outer forearm.
17. Move the left foot to E in a stamping motion turning clockwise to form a sitting stance toward C while executing a W-shape block to C with the left outer forearm.
18. Move the left foot to F in a stamping motion turning clockwise to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a W-shape block to D with the left outer forearm.
19. Bring the right foot to the left foot and then move the left foot to D forming a right L-stance toward D while executing a low pushing block to D with the left double forearm.
20. Extend both hands upward as if to grab the opponent’s head while forming a left walking stance toward D, slipping the left foot to D.
21. Execute an upward kick with the right knee while pulling both hands downward.
22. Lower the right foot to the left foot and then move the left foot to C forming a right L-stance toward C while executing a middle guarding block to C with a knife-hand.
23. Execute a low side front snap kick to C with the left foot, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 22.
24. Lower the left foot to C forming a left walking stance toward C while executing a high thrust to C with the left flat finger tip.
25. Move the right foot to C forming a left L-stance toward C while executing a middle guarding block to C with a knife-hand.
26. Execute a low side front snap kick to C with the right foot, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 25.
27. Lower the right foot to C forming a right walking stance toward C while executing a high thrust to C with the right flat finger tip.
28. Move the right foot to D forming a right L-stance toward C while executing a side back strike to D with the right back fist and a low block to C with the left forearm.
29. Jump to C forming a right X-stance toward A while executing a pressing block with an X-fist.
30. Move the right foot to C forming a right walking stance toward C while executing a high block to C with the right double forearm.
31. Move the left foot to B forming a right L-stance toward B while executing a low guarding block to B with a knife-hand.
32. Execute a circular block to BD with the right inner forearm while forming a left walking stance toward B, slipping the left foot to B.
33. Bring the left foot to the right foot and then move the right foot to A forming a left L-stance toward A, at the same time executing a low guarding block to A with a knife-hand.
34. Execute a circular block to AD with the left inner forearm while forming a right walking stance toward A, slipping the right foot to A.
35. Execute a circular block to CE with the right inner forearm while forming a left walking stance toward CE.
36. Execute a circular block to AD with the left inner forearm while forming a right walking stance toward A.
37. Move the right foot on line AB to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a middle punch to D with the right fist.
END: Bring the right foot back to a ready posture.