Taekwondo Palgwe Form 1 (Il Jang) - Written Instructions & Videos

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Taekwondo Palgwe Form 1 (Il Jang) - Written Instructions & Videos

Here are instructions & videos to help you learn Taekwondo Palgwe Form 1 (Il Jang). Step-by-step written instructions for this form are on the bottom of the page.

Palgwe color belt forms are not part of the official curriculum for WTF or ITF Taekwondo schools. Taekwondo Palgwe forms were used before the WTF (World Taekwondo Federation) switched to Taegeuk forms. Nevertheless, Palgwe is still used at many Taekwondo schools. However, please be aware that while Palgwe forms have similar names to the color belt WTF Taegeuk forms (i.e. Sam Jang), they are completely different forms/patterns. Check with your Taekwondo instructor to see if your school uses Palgwe or Taegeuk forms.

For more Palgwe forms, please visit the main Palgwe Taekwondo Forms page.

Video Instructions for Palgwe Taekwondo Form 1 (Il Jang)

Demonstration Video of Palgwe Form 1

Written Instructions for Taekwondo Plagwe Form 1 (Il Jang)

  • Ready stance
  • Turn left 90 degrees, left front stance, left low block
  • Step forward, right front stance, right inside block
  • Turn right 180 degrees, right front stance, right low block
  • Step forward, left front stance, left inside block
  • Turn left 90 degrees, left front stance, left low block
  • Step forward, left back stance, right inside block
  • Step forward, right back stance, left inside block
  • Step forward, right front stance, right middle punch, yell (kihap)
  • Turn left 270 degrees, left back stance, left double knife hand block
  • Step forward, right back stance, right inside block
  • Turn right 180 degrees, right back stance, right double knife hand block
  • Step forward, left back stance, left inside block
  • Turn left 90 degrees, left front stance, left low block
  • Step forward, right front stance, right knife hand strike
  • Step forward, left front stance, left knife hand strike
  • Step forward, right front stance, right middle punch, yell (kihap)
  • Turn left 270 degrees, left front stance, left low block
  • Step forward, right front stance, right inside block
  • Turn right 180 degrees, right front stance, right low block
  • Step forward, left front stance, left inside block
  • Return to ready stance

Reference Sources

  1. Black Belt Wiki written instructions for Taekwondo Palgwe Form 1 (Il Jang)

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