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4th Degree Black Belt



X-fist checking block 

Straight elbow downward block

Reverse knife-hand W-shape block

Twin straight forearm checking block

Knife-hand high side block

Knife-hand low side block

Palm downward block 

Side checking kick

Arc-hand rising block

Long first high punch 

Flying knife-hand middle outward strike 

High outward cross-cut 

Mid-air kick 

Twin side fist horizontal strike

Backhand horizontal strike

Flying high kick

Middle side pushing kick

Side thrusting kick

Backward double step jumping 


Kyocha joomuk momchau makgi

Sun palkup naeryo makgi

Sonkal dung san makgi

Sang son palmok momchau makgi

Sonkal nopunde yop makgi

Sonkal najunde yop makgi

Sonbadak naeryo makgi

Yopcha momchugi

Bandal son chookyo makgi

Ghin joomuk nopunde jirugi

Twimyo sonkal kaunde bakuro taerigi

Nopunde opun sonkut bakuro ghutgi

Twio dolmyo chagi

Sang yop joomuk soopyong taerigi

Sondung soopyong taerigi

Twimyo nopi chagi

Kaunde yopcha milgi

Yopcha tulgi

Dwiro ibo omgyo didimyo twigi

X-fist checking block - Kyocha joomuk momchau makgi

Straight elbow downward block - Sun palkup naeryo makgi

Reverse knife-hand W-shape block - Sonkal dung san makgi

Twin straight forearm checking block - Sang son palmok momchau makgi

Knife-hand high side block - Sonkal nopunde yop makgi

Knife-hand low side block - Sonkal najunde yop makgi

Palm downward block - Sonbadak naeryo makgi

Side checking kick - Yopcha momchugi

Arc-hand rising block - Bandal son chookyo makgi

Long first high punch - Ghin joomuk nopunde jirugi

Flying knife-hand middle outward strike - Twimyo sonkal kaunde bakuro taerigi

High outward cross-cut - Nopunde opun sonkut bakuro ghutgi

Mid-air kick - Twio dolmyo chagi

Twin side fist horizontal strike - Sang yop joomuk soopyong taerigi

Backhand horizontal strike - Sondung soopyong taerigi

Flying high kick - Twimyo nopi chagi

Middle side pushing kick - Kaunde yopcha milgi

Side thrusting kick - Yopcha tulgi

Backward double step jumping - Dwiro ibo omgyo didimyo twigi

Black Belt Colour Meaning: Black is the opposite of white, therefore, signifying the maturity and proficiency in Taekwon-Do. It also indicates the wearer’s imperviousness to darkness and fear.

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Pattern - Yon-Gae Tul


Yon-Gae is named after a famous general during the Koguryo Dynasty, Yon Gae

Somoon. The 49 movements refer to the last two figures of 649 A.D., the year he

forced the Tang Dynasty to quit Korea after destroying nearly 300,000 of their troops

at Ansi Sung.

Ready stance: Warrior ready Stance A


Number of moves: 49

Pattern - Ul-Ji Tul


Ul-Ji is named after general Ul-Ji Moon Dok who successfully defended Korea

against a Tang's invasion force of nearly one million soldiers led by Yang Je in 612

A.D., Ul-Ji employing hit and run guerilla tactics, was able to decimate a large

percentage of the force. The diagram represents his surname. The 42 movements

represent the author's age when he designed the pattern.

Ready stance: Parallel stance with X-backhand


Number of moves: 42

Pattern - Moon-Moo Tul


Moon-Moo honours the 30th King of the Silla Dynasty. His body was buried near

Dae Wang Am (Great King's Rock). According to his will, the body was placed in the

sea "where my soul shall forever defend my land against the Japanese." It is said that

the Sok Gul Am (Stone cave) was built to guard his tomb. The Sok Gul Am is a fine

example of the culture of the Silla Dynasty. The 61 movements in this pattern

symbolize the last two figures of 661 A.D. when Moon-Moo came to the throne.

Ready stance: Parallel stance


Number of moves: 61

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