¢º Techniques and Movements
Taekkyon is an art form
that looks like a dance, but has much more power and agility. Its
This is the basic stepping motion, where the feet are moved in a
triangle motion (from
Hwal-gye-jit : This means, waving both arms. There are two intentions
for this. The first is to prepare
¢º Basic Leg and Feet Motion
kicking opponent's neck in
pushing manner. When done consecutively, called
: Using palm to attack the
shoulder in a pushing manner. Then, lifting right leg, hook and
Nak-si-geol-i : Slide leg between the opponents, tug abruptly at joint using your heel.
Kkak-um-da-ri : Lift leg with foot joint raised. Use leg to smoothly wipe opponent.
Pal-deung-geol-i : Curve toes inward, block opponent's foot with yours.
An-jjang-geol-i : Hook opponent's heel with top of your foot, pull it towards you, advacing forward.
: Strike opponent's inner
foot-joint with sole of your foot, pushing him.
Jae-kyo-cha-gi : Bending knee completely, lift top of foot into a kick at face level.
: Bending knee completely,
lift and kick diagonally. Kick outward to inward along your
(or Gyok-cha-gi) : Bend knee,
turn waist. KIck at opponent side. Kick using top of foot,
¢º Hand Techniques
'Man holding the yoke' (from
the word Kaljabi). Widen thumb and fingers,
: Hand faces sideways, stick
neck. Follow through by pushing, putting your weight into
¢º Pum-Bap-Gi : Bit-bap-gi, Gil-gye-bap-gi, Nul-reo-bap-gi, Je-pum-bap-gi
¢º Eol-Reo-Mae-Gi-Gi :
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