Taebaek 태백 [taebaek] – Mountain
There is an ancient Korean story about the origin of Korea. It says that about 4,300 years ago, legendary founded the nation for the first time in TaeBaek, the present day Mount Baekdoo. Mount Baekdoo is the largest and highest mountain in Korea. As may be understood, Poomsae TaeBaek has its basic principles of movement from the word “TaeBaek” with its meaning of light, and being looked upon as being sacred by the Korean people. Mount Baekdoo is regarded as the symbol of Korea. Therefore, every movement in TaeBaek should not only be displayed precisely and nimbly, but also with rigor and a determined will.
|0||Ready Stance: Gather your spirit and power in a short time|
|1||Tiger Stance Hand Knife Cleaving Block hand blade is located on the side line of the thigh, two fists length apart|
|2||Long Stance Front Kick → Double Punch when right leg is kicking, punching with right fist first|
|3||Tiger Stance Hand Knife Cleaving Block hand blade is located on the side line of the thigh, two fists length apart|
|4||Long Stance Front Kick → Double Punch when left leg is kicking, punching with left fist first|
|5||Long Stance Hand Knife High Block + Hand Knife Neck Strike turning waist(swallow motion) make more power and can strike longer, Hand Knife for high block should be above forehead|
|6||Long Stance Forearm Twist turn forearm in and pull + Punch|
|7||Long Stance Forearm Twist turn forearm in and pull + Punch|
|8||Long Stance Forearm Twist turn forearm in and pull + Punch w/Kihap|
|9||Back Stance Keumgang Middle Block|
|10||keep stance Pull & Jaw Strike|
|11||keep stance Side Punch starts on the waist|
|12||pull left foot Crane Stance Small Hinge|
|13||Side Kick + Hammer Fist → Long Stance Elbow Target Strike|
|14||pull left foot, keep height Back Stance Keumgang Middle Block|
|15||keep stance Pull & Jaw Strike|
|16||keep stance Side Punch starts on the waist|
|17||pull right foot Crane Stance Small Hinge|
|18||Side Kick + Hammer Fist → Long Stance Elbow Target Strike|
|19||pull right foot → move left foot in front Back Stance Double Hand Knife Block|
|20||Long Stance Palm Pressing Block + Hand Spear Thrust at the same time|
|21||change long stance direction by moving rear left foot Long Stance Draw Hand twisted out, look front → turn around Back Stance Back Fist Face Strike hitting temple, starts above the shoulder|
|22||Long Stance Punch w/Kihap|
|23||Long Stance Scissors Block when left leg is in front, left hand should be low block|
|24||Front Kick → Long Stance Double Punch when right leg is in front, starts with right punch first|
|25||Long Stance Scissors Block when right leg is in front, right hand should be low block|
|26||Front Kick → Long Stance Double Punch when left leg is in front, starts with left punch first|
|move left foot back Ready Stance|
Hand Knife Cleaving Block wrist and elbow should not be bent.
Keumgang Middle Block (Diamond Middle Block) ‘Keumgang’ perform two different motions simultaneously. High Block and Outside Middle Block at a time.
Small Hinge Knuckle is located at the end of the chest line. Waist height.
Elbow Target Strike target strike should be aimed between the solar plexus and the chest.
|Color Belts (~11 yr)||3 valid points of kicking or punching|
|Color Belts (12 yr ~)||3 valid points of kicking or punching
1 valid point of kicking to head
|Jr.Black Belt #2||10 valid points of kicking or punching
Sparring with 2 or more opponents
|Black Belts||3 valid points of kicking or punching
1 valid point of kicking to head