Instructions for WTF Taekwondo Form 3 (Taegeuk Sam Jang)

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Instructions for WTF Taekwondo Form 3 (Taegeuk Sam Jang)

This page will help you to learn WTF Taekwondo Form 3 (Taegeuk Sam Jang). This is the third form taught to Taekwondo students. Written step-by-step instructions for Taekwondo Form 3 (Sam Jang) are located on the bottom of this page.

According to the World Taekwondo Federation, Taegeuk Sam Jang "symbolizes the 'Ra', one of the 8 divination signs, which represent 'hot and bright'. This is to encourage the trainees to harbor a sense of justice and ardor for training".

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

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Korean Master Demonstrating Video of WTF Taekwondo Form 3 (Taegeuk Sam Jang)

Instructional Video for WTF Taekwondo Form 3 (Taegeuk Sam Jang)

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Written for WTF Taekwondo Form 3 (Taegeuk Sam Jang)

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

  • Start in the Ready or "Joon Bi" stance
  • Turn left 90 degrees, left low block
  • Right front kick, right punch, left punch
  • Turn right 180 degrees, right low block
  • Left front kick, left punch, right punch
  • Turn left 90 degrees, left foot into walking stance, right knife hand strike to the neck
  • Step forward into right walking stance, left knife hand strike to the neck
  • Turn left 90 degrees, left knife hand middle block in back stance
  • Right punch in front stance
  • Turn right 180 degrees, right knife hand middle block in back stance
  • Left punch in front stance
  • Turn left 90 degrees, right inside block
  • Step forward into right walking stance, left inside block
  • Turn left 270 degrees, left low block
  • Right front kick, right punch, left punch
  • Turn right 180 degrees, right low block
  • Left front kick landing in a left front stance, left punch, right punch
  • Turn left 90 degrees into left walking stance, left low block, right punch
  • Step forward into right walking stance, right low block, left punch
  • Left front kick landing in a left walking stance, left low block, right punch
  • Right front kick landing in a right walking stance, right low block, left punch
  • 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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