Red Stripe



(Children and Adults)


Signifies the Heaven, towards which the plant matures into a towering tree as training in Tae Kwon Do Progresses.

Pattern or Poomse:

TOI-GYE (37 movements) is the penance of the notes scholar Yi Hwang (16th century A.D.), an authority on Neo-Confucianism.  The 37 Movements refer to his birthplace on 37 degree latitude and the diagram (+-) represents “scholar”.

Kicking Technique:

  • 180° degree Jumping Spinning Hook Kick
  • Jumping Double Axe Kick
  • Triple Side Kick
  • Triple Round House Kick
  • Combination of All Kicks

Combination of Punches and Blocks: Adults Only

  • Upset Finger Tip Low Thrust
  • Outer Forearm W-Shape Block/Moutain Block; Heel sets up as high as the opposite knee when moving. Arms stay at shoulder level in a “W-shape”.
  • Knife Hand Low Guarding Block
  • Black Fist High Back Strike (Low Block)
  • X-Fist Pressing Block
  • Double Low Pushing Block
  • Flat Finger Tip High Thrust
  • Back Fist High Strike (Lower Outer Forearm Block)

Self Defence: Movements and Applications 

  • Confirm with Sanuhnim

Bag Work and Target Training

Free Sparring


  • Meaning of TOI-GYE
  • How Many Movements in TOI-Gye
  • Movement Application
  • Description of Techniques and Stances