Red Tag


Red Tag Korean

2 Step Sparring

Ibo Matsoki

Tae Kwon-Do International Inaugurated

13th November 1993

Free Sparring

Jayoo Matsoki

Closed Ready Stance B

Moa Junbi Sogi B

1 Step Sparring

Ilbo Matsoki



Palm Pressing Block

Sonbadak Noollo Makgi

Moves in Toi Gye

37 Moves

U Shape Block

Mongdungi Makgi



X Fist Pressing Block

Kyocha Joomuk Noollo Makgi

Inner Forearm Middle Block

An Palmok Kaunde Makgi

Palm Inward Pushing Block

Sonbadak Anaero Miro Makgi

Inner forearm Circular Block

An Palmok Dollimyo Makgi

Bending Ready Stance

Guburyo Junbi Sogi

Fixed Stance

Gojung Sogi

Vertical Stance

Soo Jik Sogi

X Stance

Kyocha Sogi

Knife Hand Low Guarding Block

Sonkal Najunde Daebi Makgi

Outer Forearm ‘w’ Shape Block

Bakat Palmok San Makgi

Double Forearm Pushing Block

Doo Palmok Miro Makgi

Upset Fingertip Thrust

Dwijibun Sonkut Tulgi

Backfist Strike & Outer Forearm Low Block

Dung Joomuk Taerigi & Bakat Palmok Najunde Makgi

Flat Fingertip Thrust

Opun Sonkut Tulgi

Side Punch

Yop Jirigi

Twin Vertical Punch

Sang Sewo Jirigi

Knife Hand Inward Strike

Sonkal Anaero Taerigi

Knee Kick

Moorup Chagi

Back Kick

Dwit Chagi



Why do we jump into X stance in Toi Gye

To avoid a stick being swung beneath the legs

Red signifies Danger, Cautioning the student to exercise control and warning the opponent to beware

Blue Signifies the Heaven, towards which a plant matures into a towering tree as training in Tae Kwon-Do progresses


Toi Gye

Toi Gye is the Pen name of the 16th Century scholar Yi Wang who was regarded as an authority on Neo-Confucianism.

The 37 moves represent his birth place on the 37th degree latitude.

The diagram represents scholar



What is Neo-Confucianism

It is a renewed interest in the traditional teachings of Confucianism