Instructions for ITF Taekwondo Pattern 5 (Yul-Gok) - Free Videos & Instructions

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Instructions for ITF Taekwondo Pattern 5 (Yul-Gok) - Free Videos & Instructions

This page teaches you how to perform ITF Taekwondo Pattern Yul-Gok. Written step-by-step instructions and videos for this Taekwondo pattern are located below.

For additional ITF pattern information (i.e. Do-San), visit the main ITF Taekwondo patterns section.

Meaning of ITF Taekwondo Pattern 5 (Yul-Gok)

YUL-GOK is the pseudonym of a great philosopher and scholar Yi l (1536-1584) nicknamed the "Confucius of Korea" The 38 movements of this pattern refer to his birthplace on 38th latitude. The diagram represents scholar.

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Written Instructions for ITF Taekwondo Pattern 5 (Yul-Gok)

In order to perform Yul-Gok accurately, you will need to work on your Taekwondo stances.

There are 38 movements in this ITF pattern.

Students start at C facing towards D (see position diagram below) and are in the parallel ready stance.

  1. Move left foot towards B forming a sitting stance while extending the left fist horizontally
  2. Middle punch towards D with the right fist while maintaining the sitting stance
  3. Middle punch towards D with the left fist while maintaining the sitting stance - Perform right & left punches in a rapid sequence.
  4. Bring left foot to the right foot and then move the right foot towards A forming a sitting stance towards D while extending the right fist horizontally
  5. Middle punch towards D with the left fist while maintaining a sitting stance towards D
  6. Middle punch towards D with the right fist while maintaining a sitting stance towards D - Perform left & right punches in a rapid sequence.
  7. Move the right foot towards AD forming a right walking stance towards AD while executing a middle side block towards AD with the right inner forearm
  8. Low front snap kick towards AD with the left foot - Keep hands the same as they were in step 7.
  9. Lower the left foot to AD forming a left walking stance towards AD while executing a middle punch to AD with the left fist
  10. Middle punch to AD with the right fist while maintaining a left walking stance toward AD - Perform left & right punches in a rapid sequence.
  11. Move the left foot to BD forming a left walking stance toward BD at the same time executing a middle side block to BD with the left inner forearm
  12. Low front snap kick to BD with the right foot - Keep hands the same as they were in step 11.
  13. Lower the right foot to BD forming a right walking stance toward BD while executing a middle punch to BD with the right fist
  14. Middle punch to BD with the left fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward BD - Perform right & left punches in a rapid sequence.
  15. Middle hooking block to D with the right palm while forming a right walking stance toward D, pivoting with the left foot
  16. Middle hooking block to D with the left palm while maintaining a right walking stance toward D
  17. Middle punch to D with the right fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward D - Connect steps 16 and 17 as one motion.
  18. Move the left foot towards D forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a middle hooking block towards D with the left palm
  19. Middle hooking block to D with the right palm while maintaining a left walking stance toward D
  20. Middle punch to D with the left fist while maintaining a left walking stance toward D - Connect steps 19 and 20 as one motion.
  21. Move the right foot to D forming a right walking stance toward D at the same time executing a middle punch to D with the right fist
  22. Turn face towards D forming a right bending ready stance A toward D
  23. Middle side piercing kick towards D with the left foot
  24. Lower the left foot to D forming a left walking stance toward D while striking the left palm with the right front elbow
  25. Turn face towards C forming a left bending ready stance A toward C
  26. Middle side piercing kick towards C with the right foot
  27. Lower the right foot towards C forming a right walking stance toward C while striking the right palm with the left front elbow
  28. Move the left foot towards E forming a right L-stance toward E while executing a twin knife-hand block
  29. Move the right foot towards E forming a right walking stance toward E while executing a middle thrust to E with the right straight finger tip
  30. Move the right foot towards F turning clockwise to form a left L-stance toward F while executing a twin knife-hand block
  31. Move the left foot towards F forming a left walking stance toward F while executing a middle thrust to F with the left straight finger tip
  32. Move the left foot towards C forming a left walking stance toward C while executing a high side block to C with the left outer forearm
  33. Middle punch towards C with the right fist while maintaining a left walking stance toward C
  34. Move the right foot to C forming a right walking stance toward C while executing a high side block to C with the right outer forearm
  35. Middle punch towards C with the left fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward C
  36. Jump towards C forming a left X-stance towards B while executing a high side strike to C with the left back fist
  37. Move the right foot to A forming a right walking stance towards A at the same time executing a high block with the right double forearm
  38. Bring the right foot to the left foot and then move the left foot towards B forming a left walking stance while executing a high block with the left double forearm

Final step - Bring the left foot back and return to the ready position.

ITF Taekwondo Pattern 5 (Yul Gok) Position Diagram

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References

  1. TKDrevision.com, ITF Pattern Written Instructions, http://www.tkdrevision.com/, Added - 11/19/13



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