Those Pesky Pressure Points – Guide to Korean Names

Maek Chi Ki (Pressure Point Striking with the Hands)

  1. Yuhl Gyuhl Hyul (lung 7)
  2. Soo Sahm Ri Hyul (large intestine 10)
  3. Chuhn Boo Hyul (lung 3)
  4. Geuk Chuhn Hyul (heart 1)
  5. Hohn Soo Hyul (not on a meridian)
  6. Gaek Joo In (gall bladder 3)
  7. Hohn Soo Hyul (not on a meridian)
  8. Dae Po Hyul (spleen 21)
  9. Um Kyo (conception 7) or Ki Hae (conception 8)
  10. Goo Mi Hyul (conception 15)
  11. Yuhm Chuhn Hyul (conception 23)
  12. Jahng Moon Hyul (liver 13)
  13. Ah Moon Hyul (governing 15)
  14. Shin Juhn Hyul (governing 24)
  15. Yoo Geun Hyul (stomach 18) or Chuhn Ji Hyul (pericardium 1)

Maek Cha Ki (Pressure Point Striking with the Feet and Kicks)

  1. Sahm Um Kyo Hyul (spleen 6)
  2. Dohk Bi Hyul (stomach 35)
  3. Wee Joong Hyul (bladder 40)
  4. Hyul Hae Hyul (spleen 10)
  5. Jahng Moon Hyul (liver 13)
  6. Geuk Chuhn Hyul (heart 1)
  7. Ki Hae Hyul (conception 8)
  8. Goo Mi Hyul (conception 15)
  9. Yuhm Chuhn Hyul (conception 23)
  10. Hohn Soo Hyul (not on a meridian)
  11. Yon Geun Hyul (stomach 18)
  12. Ah Moon Hyul (governing 15)
  13. Gaek Joo In (gall bladder 3)
  14. Dae Choo Hyul (governing 14)
  15. Yahng Neung Chuhn Hyul (gall bladder 34)

 

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  1. I’d like to say that the word “hyul” simply means point. Sometimes you’ll see the PP name without it, sometimes you will. This has caused confusion in the past about PP locations and names.

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