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Meaning of Yuk Jang

Taegeuk YUK Jang symbolizes the "Kam", one of the 8 divination signs. Kam represents water, meaning incessant flow and softness. New movements found within this taegeuk are hansonnal olgul bitureo makki,dollyo-chagiolgul bakkat-makkiarae hecho makki, and batangson momtong-makki. One should ensure that the kicking foot lands on the ground correctly after dollyo-chagi and that the hand is lowered by a palm's desitance at the time a batangson momtong-makki is deleivered lower than in the palmok-makki. This poomsae is practiced by 3rd Kup-grade trainees and above.




JUMBI

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

Turn to the left through 90 degrees anticlockwise moving the left foot into wen apkubi (left long stance) and execute a wen arae makki (left low section block)

MOVEMENT 2

Deliver an oreunbal ap-chagi (right front kick) and immediately bring the kicking foot back into a wen dwitkubi (left side stance) and execute a momtong bakkatmakki (mid-section outer forearm block)

MOVEMENT 3

Move the right foot out half a step whilst simultaneously turning the body through 180 degrees clockwise into oreun apkubi (right front stance) and execute an oreun arae makki (right low section block)

MOVEMENT 4

Deliver a wenbal ap-chagi (left front kick) and immediately bring the kicking foot back into oreun dwitkubi (right side stance) and execute a momtong bakkatmakki (mid-section outer forearm block)

MOVEMENT 5

Turn the body through 90 degrees anticlockwise whilst also stepping the left foot out into wen apkubi (left front stance) execute an oreun hansonnal bitureo-makki (right knife handed twisting block) and immediately

MOVEMENT 6

Deliver an oreunbal olgul dollyo-chagi (right turning kick to the face), put the kicking foot forward one step and half and immediately step the left foot to the left turning the body 90 degrees anticlockwise into wen apkubi (left front stance) and execute olgul bakkat-makki (high section outer forearm block) followed by a momtong baro-jireugi (mid-section reverse punch)

MOVEMENT 7

Deliver an oreunbal ap-chagi (right front kick) stepping forwards into oreun apkubi (right front stance) and deliver a momtong baro-jireugi (mid-section reverse punch)

MOVEMENT 8

Step the right foot and turn the body through 180 degrees clockwise to completelty turn around into oreun apkubi (right front stance) and execute olgul bakkat-makki (high section outer forearm block) followed by a momtong baro-jireugi (mid-section reverse punch)

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