Instructions for WTF Taekwondo Form 4 (Taegeuk Sa Jang)

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Page Revision Date - 06 Feb 2016 18:01

Instructions for WTF Taekwondo Form 4 (Taegeuk Sa Jang)

This page will help you to learn WTF Taekwondo Form 4 (Taegeuk Sa Jang). This is the fourth form taught to Taekwondo students. Written step-by-step instructions for Taekwondo Form 4 (Sa Jang) are located on the bottom of this page.

According to the World Taekwondo Federation, Taegeuk Sa Jang "symbolizes the 'Jin', one of the 8 divination signs", which represents thunder "meaning great power and dignity".

For additional form instructions and videos, visit the main WTF Taekwondo forms section.

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Korean Master Demonstrating WTF Taekwondo Form 4 (Taegeuk Sa Jang)

Video Instructions for WTF Taekwondo Form 4 (Taegeuk Sa Jang)

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Written for WTF Taekwondo Form 4 (Taegeuk Sa Jang)

To master Taegeuk Sa Jang, you must have accurate stances.

  • Start in the Ready or "Joon Bi" stance
  • Turn left 90 degrees, left double knife hand middle block in back stance
  • Step forward, right fingertip thrust in front stance
  • Turn right 180 degrees, right double knife hand middle block in back stance
  • Step forward, left fingertip thrust in front stance
  • Turn left 90 degrees, left knife hand high block and right knife hand strike (both at same time) in front stance
  • Right front kick, left middle punch in front stance
  • Left side kick
  • Right side kick, right double knife hand middle block in back stance
  • Turn left 270 degrees, left outside block in back stance
  • Right front kick (don't move forward), right inside block in back stance
  • Turn right 180 degrees, right outside block in back stance
  • Left front kick (don't move forward), left inside block in back stance
  • Turn left 90 degrees, left knife hand high block and right knife hand strike (both at same time) in front stance
  • Right front kick, right back fist strike (to opponent's nose) in front stance
  • Turn left 90 degrees, left inside block followed by a right middle punch in walking stance
  • Turn right 180 degrees, right inside block followed by a left middle punch in walking stance
  • Turn left 90 degrees, left inside block, right middle punch and then a left middle punch in front stance
  • Step forward, right inside block, left middle punch and then a right middle punch in front stance
  • Yell Kihap!
  • When the Master says "Bah Ro", turn and face the Master.

References

  1. TaekwondoAnimals.com, Taekwondo Forms, Poomse & Poomsae, http://www.taekwondoanimals.com/taekwondo-forms.asp, Added - 5/3/13
  2. World Taekwondo Federation, Poomsae, http://www.wtf.org/wtf_eng/site/about_taekwondo/poomsae.html, Added - 5/23/13


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