Waterford TaeKwon-Do
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Waterford TaeKwon-Do

Building Confidence

Pattern Toi-Gye

Movements: 37            

Ki-Haps: 21 & 37

Ready Posture: CLOSE READY STANCE - B

Interpretation:

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".

Diagram

Closed ready stance B toward D.

1. Move the left foot to B, forming a right L-stance toward B while executing a middle side block to B with the left inner forearm.

2. Execute a right low upset fingertip thrust to B 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 close 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 a slow motion.

4. Move the right foot to A, forming a left L-stance toward A while executing a middle side block to A with the right inner forearm.

5. Execute a left low upset fingertip thrust to A 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 close 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 a slow motion.

7. Move the left foot to D, forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a x-fist pressing block.

8. Execute a twin fist vertical punch to D while maintaining a left walking stance toward D.

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 close stance toward F while bringing both fists to the hips simultaneously. Perform in a 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.

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.

15. Move the left foot to E in a stamping motion, turning clockwise to form a sitting stance toward C, at the same time executing a W-shape block to C.

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.

17. Move the left foot to E in a stamping motion, turning clockwise to form a sitting stance toward C, at the same time executing a W-shape block to C.

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.

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 upwards 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 right upward 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 knife-hand guarding block to C.

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 left high flat fingertip thrust to C.

25. Move the right foot to C, forming a left L-stance toward C while executing a knife-hand guarding block to C.

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, at the same time executing a right high flat fingertip thrust to C.

28. Move the right foot to D, forming a right L-stance toward C while executing a high 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 x-fist pressing block to A.

30. Move the right foot to C, forming a right walking stance toward C while executing a right high double forearm guarding block to C.

31. Move the left foot to B, forming a right L-stance toward B while executing a low guarding block with open knife hand to B.

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 with open knife-hand to A.

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 CE 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 ready posture.

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