TaeKwonDo Blocks

What Are The Blocks in TaeKwonDo?

In Taekwondo, they have a wide variety of defensive blocks(Makgis) that are taught in  curriculums. There is a block available for nearly every possible attack a person can use to defend themselves. So, what are the blocks in TaeKwondo? All blocks in Taekwondo are essential to practice for both poomsae and One step Sparring. There are, however, some blocks that …

TaeKwonDo Poomsae

What is A TaeKwonDo Poomsae? A Guide To Form Training

In TaeKwonDo forms are called Poomsae and the practice and development of Poomsae skills is the soul of Taekwondo practice. If you are considering to start training in TaeKwonDo or perhaps you have already have started taking TaeKwondo Classes, you will begin to learn a series of what are called Taegeuks or a set of Poomsaes that will incorporate the …

Tae Kwon Do Form Teguek Chil Jang

WTF TaeKwonDo Form 8 | Poomsae Taegeuk Pal Jang

The TaeKwonDo Form 8 or Poomsae Taegeuk Pal Jang applies the Gon principle of Palgwe. Gon symbolizes the earth, the source of life. Keon is the father, Gon is the mother. The earth is where the creative force of heaven is realized. Gon represents the receptivity of the earth. It is moist and heavy, sinking into the ground. Gon is …

Tae Kwon Do Form 7 - Taegeuk Chil Jang

WTF TaeKwonDo Form 7 | Poomsae Taegeuk Chil Jang

The WTF TaeKwonDo Form 7 or Poomsae Tageuk Chil Jang applies the Gan principle of Palgwe. Gan means “top stop”, and symbolizes a mountain. It is male, taciturn and steady. Like a mountain, it is totally stable and cannot be moved. One should not act hastily – the principle expressed by Gan. We must know when to forge ahead, but …

Form 6 Taegeuk Yook Jang

WTF Taekwondo Form 6 | Poomsae Taegeuk Yuk Jang

The TaeKwonDo Form 6 or Poomsae Taegeuk Yuk (Yook) Jang applies to the principle of Gam of Palgwe. Gam is male, and it symbolizes North. Through Gam, we learn that we can overcome every difficulty if we go forward with self-confidence and persistence, easy to bend but not to break. Gam is water, which is formless, yet never loses its …