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The Different Movement Principles Of Taekwondo Poomsae

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Each Poomsae or movement order of Taekwondo Poomsae is predetermined; therefore, it is essential that you practice accordingly. This predetermined movement line is known as the Poomsae Seon. All forms in the Poomsae have a beginning and an end manifested in defined forms and within a single place. To learn the style and order, it is essential you have an understanding of the principles. The three principles of Poomsae are:

2017 Tarrytown Schedule (Effective: 01/02/2017)

Monday Hong Ik Lesson 4:00 – 4:40 Children Blue, Purple, Red, Brown, Red/Black 4:40 – 5:20 Children White 5:20 – 6:00 Children All Bodan, Black 6:00 – 6:40 Family Red, Brown, Red/Black, All Bodan, Black 6:40 – 7:20 Family White, Yellow, Orange, Green, Blue, Purple 7:20 – 8:00 All Adults 8:00– 8:50 Tuesday PeeWee Yellow 4:00 – 4:40 PeeWee Orang, Green 4:40 – 5:20 Pee...

Taekwondo Sparring (part 2)


Rules For Sparring In ITF Taekwondo

Many of the same rules for sparring within the ITF are the same or close to those used by the Olympics and WTF. However,
the sparring area will be a little bit smaller, just nine meters per side. In the rules for ITF, you are allowed to deliver punches
to your opponent’s head. However, you may not, under any circumstance, strike the back of your opponent’s head.
Delivering a punch or kick while jumping will score additional points. Protectors for the torso are not required in ITF
sparring, however, foot and hand protectors must be worn.

Sparring In Taekwondo (Part 1)

In the discipline of Taekwondo, sparring between two practitioners is known as Kyeorugi. It’s a common feature in any good
Taekwondo class, and it’s also heavily featured in most Taekwondo competitions. Taekwondo sparring is a type of mock
combat which features a realistic struggle for the upper hand without using the full power of the participant’s abilities. The
intent is to learn and practice, not to cause injuries. In formal, competitive sparring, intentionally or accidentally injuring
one’s opponent carries potentially severe penalties.