Instructions for a Taekwondo Absorbing Block (or Bada Makgi)

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Instructions for a Taekwondo Absorbing Block (or Bada Makgi)

This page will teach you how to do a Taekwondo Absorbing Block (or Bada Makgi). This blocking technique is often used in Taekwondo sparring, self-defense, etc.

For more blocking instructions, please visit the main Taekwondo Blocks section.

Details for a Taekwondo Absorbing Block

According to the Kukkiwon World Taekwondo Headquarters, the Taekwondo absorbing block is a "technique of alleviating the impact of the assailant’s attack by absorbing it with a hand or foot of the defender. This is a skill of reducing the shock and pain generated by the assailant’s attack by buffering its direct path of attack."

References

  1. Kukkiwon World Taekwondo Headquarters, Taekwondo Techniques, http://www.kukkiwon.or.kr/front/pageView.action?cmd=/eng/information/taekwondoSkill2, Added - 05/02/14


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