Poomsae

  1. Taeguk Il Jang
  2. Taeguk Ee Jang
  3. Taeguk Sam Jang
  4. Taeguk Sa Jang
  5. Taeguk Oh Jang
  6. Taeguk Yuk Jang
  7. Taeguk Chil Jang
  8. Taeguk Pal Jang

 

Taeguk Il Jang - 태극1장

Taeguk Il Jang represents the first of the eight trigrams ☰ Gun or Heaven.

New Stances

  • Kibon junbiseogi (Basic ready stance)
  • Apseogi (Walking stance)
  • Apkubi (Front stance)

New Blocks

  • Arae makki (Low-level block)
  • Momtong anmakki (Torso-level block)
  • Olgul makki (Head-level block)

New Strikes

  • Momtong jireugi (Torso-level punch)
  • Momtong barojireugi (Torso-level reverse punch)
  • Ap chagi (Front kick)

 

Taeguk Ee Jang - 태극2장

Taeguk Ee Jang represents the second of the eight trigrams Tae ☱ or Lake.

New Stances

  • None

New Blocks

  • None

New Strikes

  • Olgul jireugi (Head-level punch)

 

Taeguk Sam Jang - 태극3장

Taeguk Sam Jang represents the third of the eight trigrams ☲ Yi or Fire.

New Stances

  • Dwitkubi (Back stance)

New Blocks

  • Hansonnal bakkatmakki (Single knifehand outwards block)

New Strikes

  • Sonnal mokchigi (Knife hand strike)

 

Taeguk Sa Jang - 태극4장

Taeguk Sa Jang represents the fourth of the eight trigrams ☳ Jin or Thunder.

New Stances

  • None

New Blocks

  • Sonnal makki (Knife hand block)
  • Nullomakki (Pressing-down block)
  • Jebipoom mokchigi (Swallow block with knife hand strike)
  • Momtong bakkat makki (Torso-level outwards block)

New Strikes

  • Pyonsonkkeut sewotzireugi (Spear hand)
  • Yop chagi (Side kick)
  • Adeungjumeok apchigi (Backfist)

 

Taeguk Oh Jang - 태극5장

Taeguk Oh Jang represents the fifth of the eight trigrams ☴ Seon or Wind.


 

Taeguk Yuk Jang - 태극6장

Taeguk Yuk Jang represents the sixth of the eight trigrams ☵ Gam or Water.


 

Taeguk Chil Jang - 태극7장

Taeguk Chil Jang represents the seventh of the eight trigrams ☶ Gan or Mountain.


 

Taeguk Pal Jang - 태극8장

Taeguk Pal Jang represents the last of the eight trigrams ☷ Gon or Earth.