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A motion of pushing both palms to the sides as a bird spreads its wings

This is a movement of lifting both hands up to the chest level and at the height of the shoulders, with the fingertips facing upward and spreading the elbows straight to the sides.

Nalgae-pyegi (날개펴기) Wing Spreading

Milgi (밀기) Pushing


A motion to extend one’s arms or push away the opponent with one’s hands or feet

This is a movement to keep one’s distance with the opponent by pushing away in order to create sufficient space to facilitate an attack or to dodge the opponent’s attack.

A motion of pushing an imaginary rock

This is a rock pushing movement in order to focus the performer’s mind and control his or her breathing. This is performed in the forward stance with one hand at the waist and the other at the performer’s flank and both pushed up all the way to the face.

Bawi-milgi (바위밀기) Rock Pushing

A motion of pushing an imaginary mountain

This is a movement of pushing a big mountain in order to focus the performer’s mind and control his or her breathing. This movement can be delivered by putting the heels of both palms close to each other in the form of the Palm Heel. The fingertips on the side of the front foot should point down while those on the side of the rear foot point up. These open hands are to be pushed away at the front of the chest.

Taesan-milgi (태산밀기) Steep Mountain Pushing

A motion of pushing an imaginary log with both palms

This is a movement lifting both palms from the dangeon (lower abdomen) all the way to the face with both palms facing upward and then slowly pushing both palms forward as if the performer holds a log and pushes it out.

Tong-milgi (통밀기) Log Pushing Pushing