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Meaning of Sah Jang

Taegeuk SAH Jang symbolizes the "Jin", one of the 8 divination signs. Jin represents thunder  - which in turn represents great power and dignity. New techniques found in this taegeuk are sonnal momtongmakki,pyonsonkkeuttzireugijebipoom mokchigiyopchagimomtong bakkatmakkideungjumeok olgulapchigi, It is characterized by various movements in preparation for kyorugi (full contact sparring) whilst also emphasising dwitkubi seogi. This poomsae is practiced by 5th Kup-grade trainees and above.



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Starting with your feet together and your hands by your side open the hands whilst simultaneously lifting them to your solar plexus, then lowering and closing the fists to groin level . At the same time the feet are seperated to a shoulders width into naranhi seogi. These movements are all executed at the same time finishing in kibon jumbi seogi (basic ready stance).

MOVEMENT 1

Step and turn the left foot to the left through 90 degrees moving the left foot into oreun dwitkubi (right side stance), and execute a sonnal momtongmakki (double Knife hand mid-section block)

MOVEMENT 2

Step forward with the right foot into oreun apkubi (right forward stance), whilst stepping execute a nullomakki (pressing block). As soon as the right foot touches the ground deliver a pyonsonkkeut sewo tzireugi(open hand fingertip thrust)

MOVEMENT 3

Step and turn the right foot to the right through 180 degrees moving the right foot into wen dwitkubi (right side stance), and execute a sonnal momtongmakki (double Knife hand mid-section block)

MOVEMENT 4

Step forward with the left foot into wen apkubi (left forward stance), whilst stepping execute a nullomakki (pressing block). As soon as the left foot touches the ground deliver a pyonsonkkeut sewo tzireugi (open hand fingertip thrust)

MOVEMENT 5

Step the left foot out and turn to the left through 90 degrees anticlockwise into wen apkubi (left long stance) and immediately deliver a jebipoom mokchigi (Knife hand high section block and a knife hand strike to the neck)

MOVEMENT 6

Attack the groin with an oreunbal apchagi (right front kick) and move forwards into an oreun apkubi (right front stance). As soon as the foot touches the ground deliver a momtong barojireugi (mid-section reverse punch) to the solar plexus.

MOVEMENT 7

Attack the mid section with a oreunbal yopchagi (right side kick to the mid section)

MOVEMENT 8

As soon as the right foot touches the gound deliver a wenbal yopchagi (left side kick). The kicking foot then lands in wen dwitkubi (left side stance) and execute a sonnal momtongmakki (knife hand mid-section block)

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