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When you reach senior belt you are expected to guide the junior belts when they are beginning Taekwondo such as showing by example. To advance from one rank to the next, students typically complete promotion tests in which they demonstrate their proficiency in the various aspects of the art before a panel of judges or their teacher. View Taekwondo belt levels »

taekwondo preschool Side Block ( 옆막기 Yeop-makgi )

Inside Wrist Side Block

( 안팔목 옆막기 anpalmok-yeop-makgi )



Difficulty Level:  Intermediate      Technique: Blocks ( 막기 makgi )

A technique of blocking the opponent’s strike from the side by swinging a hand from the inside to the side. This block is most effectively executed by stepping to the side into a Horse Riding Stance ( 주춤서기 juchum sogi ) to avoid an attack. The most common areas to block with is the inside wrist ( anpalmok ) and the hand blade ( sonnal ). The important thing to remember is that the block is moving in a straight line across the chest. Remember to twist your body when you make the block and keep the wrists straight.

  • arae-yeop-makgi / 아래 옆막기 / Low Side Block
  • (bakkat palmok) yeop makgi / (바깥팔목) 옆막기 / (Outside Wrist) Side Block
  • sonnaldeung-yeop-makgi / 손날등 옆막기 / Ridge Hand Side Block
  • sonnal-yeop-makgi / 손날 옆막기 / Hand Blade Side Block
  • anpalmok-kodureo-yeop-makgi / 안팔목 거들어 옆막기 / Inside Wrist Supporting Side Block
  • anpalmok-yeop-makgi / 안팔목 옆막기 / Inside Wrist Side Block
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Most Kukkiwon 국기원 schools will use the poomse taegeuk whereas a few schools will use the poomse palgwe. The meanings, trigrams and symbols are shared by both poomse taegeuk and poomse palgwe, however the sequence of movements is different. The first 8 forms of the set of poomse differ from each other, whereas the last 9 forms (Black Belt forms) of the set are shared between the two sets. All students studying in World Taekwondo (WT) Kukkiwon style must learn these forms, or taegeuk, to advance to a higher belt level. There are eight taegeuk forms, each one similar to the previous one, but each time with more complicated techniques to display the students' mastery of the techniques learned during lessons, as well as the ability to interconnect these techniques.

For more information on taekwondo patterns refer to Poomse 품새 Section »

Learn other taekwondo blocks on the  Main Blocking ( 막기 makgi ) Section »





Inside Wrist Side Block ( 안팔목 옆막기 anpalmok-yeop-makgi )
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Taekwondo Blocks ( 막기 makgi )

In martial arts, blocking is the act of stopping or deflecting an opponent's attack for the purpose of preventing injurious contact with the body. A block usually consists of placing a limb across the line of the attack. Blocks are considered by some to be the most direct and least subtle of defensive techniques. Other ways of avoiding attack include evasion, trapping, slipping and deflection of the oncoming attack; this approach is often referred to as the application of 'soft' techniques.

View all taekwondo blocks on the Blocks ( 막기 makgi ) Main Section ».


There are five tenets defined in the International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) and several more in World Taekwondo (WT).

Perseverance ( In Nae / 인내 ): "One will persevere time and time again until they have achieved a result which is adequate towards what one was trying to achieve." View Taekwondo Tenets »

This article uses material from the Wikipedia article "List of Taekwondo Techniques", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.






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