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)

Key points

01 Apseogi

02 Apseogi (90 degree turn)

03 Olgulmakki, Apchagi, Momtong Jireugi

04 Arae Makki


 

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)

Key points

01 Momtong anmakki

02 Olgulmakk

03 Momtong anmakki (180 degree turn)


 

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)

Key points

01 Apseogi Sonnal Mokchigi

02 Dwitkubi Hansonnal Momtong Bakkatmakki


 

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)

Key points

01 Dwitkubi Sonnal Makki

02 Jebi Poom Mokchigi

03 Apchagi, Deungjumeok Apchigi

04 Apseogi Momtongmakki, Momtong Barojireugi

05 Apkubi Montong Dubeon Jireug


 

Taeguk Oh Jang - 태극5장

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

Key points

01 Wenseogi Mejumeok Naeryochigi

02 Momtongmakki, Momtong Anmakki

03 Palkup Dollyochigi


 

Taeguk Yuk Jang - 태극6장

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

Key points

01 Arae Henchomakki, Hansonnal Olgul Bitureomakki

02 Sonnalmakki, Batangson Momtongmakki, Momtong Barojireugi


 

Taeguk Chil Jang - 태극7장

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

Key points

01, 02 Beomseogi Batangson Momtong Anmakki

03 Dwitkubi Sonna Araemakki

04, 05 Beomseogi Batangson Momtong Keodureo Anmakki, Deungjumeok Olgul Apchigi

06, 07 Moaseogi Bojumeok

08 Apkubi Momtong Hechomakki, Mureupchigi, Dwikkoaseogi Dujumeok Jechojreugi, Apkubi Otkoreo Araemakki

09 Deungjumeok Bakkatchigi

10 Apseogi Deungjumeok Olgul Bakkatchigi

11 Juchumseogi Wen Hansonnal Momtong Yopmakki, Momtong Yopjireugi


 

Taeguk Pal Jang - 태극8장

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

Key points

01 Dwitkubi Kodureo Bakkatmakki, Apkubi Momtong Barojireugi

02 Apkubi Wesanteulmakki, Dangkyo Teokjireugi

03 Dwitkubi Sonnalmakki, Apkubi Momtong Barojireugi, Apchagi, Beomseogi Batangson Momtongmakki

04, 05 Beomseogi Sonnalmakki

06 Dwitkubi Hansonnal Momtong Bakkatmakki, Apkubi Palkup Dollyochigi, Deungjumeok Apchigi, Momtongjireugi