5th Kup Theory

GENERAL TERMS
Jumping – Twigi

PARTS OF THE BODY
Elbow – Palkup
Knee – Moorup

STANCES (Sogi)
X stance – Kyocha Sogi

BASIC MOVEMENTS
Defensive
Double forearm block – Doo Palmok Makgi
Hooking block – Golcho Makgi
Grasping block – Bujuba Makgi
X fist pressing block – Kyocha Nollo Makgi
Upward palm block – Ollyo Sonbadak Makgi
Twin knifehand block – Sang Sonkal Makgi
Offensive
Upset Punch – Dwijibo Jirugi
Hooking Kick – Golcho Chagi
Flat Fingertip Thrust – Opun Sonkut Tulgi
Crescent Kick – Bandal Chagi
Twin Vertical Punch – Sang Sewo Jirugi

PATTERN (TUL)
Yul-Gok – 38 Moves
Meaning: Yul Gok is the pseudonym of a great philosopher and scholar Yi I (1536-1584) nicknamed the “Confucius of Korea”. The 38 movements of this pattern refer to his birthplace on 38o latitude and the diagram represents “scholar”.

SPARRING (MATSOKI)
Two Step Sparring – Ibo Matsoki
Free Sparring – Jayoo Matsoki