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Yul-Gok TAGB pattern
Yul-Gok TAGB patternPerformed by Mr Gareth Pritchard 3rd Dan
Pattern Yul Gok

This is a pretty good example of Yul Gok.  Please watch and practice!Yul Gok is the pseudonym of the philosopher and scholar Yi I (1536-1584) who was nicknamed 'The Confucious of Korea'.  The 38 movements of the pattern signify his birthplace on the 38th degree latitude.

Common Grading Questions

What does the blue belt represent?  It represents the heaven towards which the plant grows and matures into a towering tree as training in tae kwon-do progresses.

How many movements are in the pattern Yul Gok? 38 moves.

What is the interpretation of the pattern Yul Gok?  Yul Gok was named after the philosopher and scholar Yi I (1536 - 1584) who was nicknamed the Confucious of Korea.  The 38 movements of the pattern represent his birth place on the 38th degree line of latitude.

What is the korean for hooking block?  Golcho makgi.

What is the korean for front elbow strike?  Ap palkup taerigi.