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Types of Taekwondo

American Taekwondo Association (ATA) - Songahm Forms
American Taekwondo Association (ATA) - Songahm Forms

In Songahm Taekwondo, each rank has its own unique poom-sae (form) designed specifically for the techniques taught at that rank level. The form is part of a complete system of teaching the Songahm Taekwondo student.

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Axe Kick - Naeryeo Chagi
Axe Kick - Naeryeo Chagi

In Korean, the axe kick is referred to as naeryeo chagi 내려차기. An axe kick, also known as a hammer kick, stretch kick, or thigh of obliteration kick, is characterized by a straightened leg descending onto an opponent like the blade of an axe or like the motion of a hammer on a nail.

Blue
Blue

TAEKWONDO ›› Belts The concept of belts and rank is probably one that most people associate with Taekwondo and martial arts in general, even if they only have a passing interest in the subject. In Songahm Taekwondo, our belts reflect a member's proven level of competence and (just as importantly) the progression of colors reflects an inner journey that never truly ends.

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Brown
Brown

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Crescent Kick - Bandal Chagi
Crescent Kick - Bandal Chagi

Taekwondo Crescent Kick Tutorial (Outside) for MMA & Kickboxing 60fps There are two variations of the Crescent Kick (also calld an Arc Kick, Swing Kick, or bandal chagi). One variation goes inside-to-outside, the other goes outside-to-inside.

Flying Side Kick - Twi-myo Yeop Chagi
Flying Side Kick - Twi-myo Yeop Chagi

In Taekwondo, your instructor will ask you to perform a specific kick but he might use the Korean name for that kick. For example, he might ask you to demonstrate a "Dwi Chagi" (which means Back Kick).

Front Kick - Ap Chagi ("Ap-cha-gee")
Front Kick - Ap Chagi ("Ap-cha-gee")

Front Kick ( 앞차기 ap chagi ) is a requirement for the below belt levels (Techniques vary between schools). Promotion from one belt level to the next can proceed rapidly in some schools, since schools often allow geup promotions every two, three, or four months. Students of geup rank learn the most basic techniques first, and then move on to more advanced techniques as they approach first dan black belt.

Global Taekwondo Federation (GTF)
Global Taekwondo Federation (GTF)

The Global Taekwondo Federation (GTF) is an offshoot of the International Taekwondo Federation (ITF). It was founded by Park Jung Tae in 1990.

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Green
Green

TAEKWONDO ›› Belts The concept of belts and rank is probably one that most people associate with Taekwondo and martial arts in general, even if they only have a passing interest in the subject. In Songahm Taekwondo, our belts reflect a member's proven level of competence and (just as importantly) the progression of colors reflects an inner journey that never truly ends.

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Hook Kick - Huryeo Chagi
Hook Kick - Huryeo Chagi

Hook Kick ( 후려차기 huryeo chagi ) is a requirement for the below belt levels (Techniques vary between schools). Promotion from one belt level to the next can proceed rapidly in some schools, since schools often allow geup promotions every two, three, or four months. Students of geup rank learn the most basic techniques first, and then move on to more advanced techniques as they approach ...

International Taekwondo Federation (ITF)
International Taekwondo Federation (ITF)

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Jhoon Rhee System
Jhoon Rhee System

Based on the unique martial arts style and teaching strategies of Grandmaster Jhoon Rhee, the Father of American Tae Kwon Do, our instructional approach is the culmination of nearly half a century of ongoing development and refinement.

Jumping Front Kick - Eedan Ap Chagi
Jumping Front Kick - Eedan Ap Chagi

How to Execute Jump Kicks (Twio Chagi) in Taekwondo. Nine Methods: The Jump Front Kick (Twio Ap Chagi) ... Cookies make wikiHow better.

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No Belt
No Belt

Early progenitors of taekwondo - the founders of the nine original kwans - who were able to study in Japan were exposed to Japanese martial arts, including karate, judo, and kendo, while others were exposed to the martial arts of China and Manchuria, as well as to the indigenous Korean martial art of taekkyeon.

Orange
Orange

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Purple
Purple

Purple Belt "Coming to the mountain. The tree is in the mid-growth and now the path becomes steep." The student has crossed over into a higher level of Songahm Taekwondo. The techniques, poom-sae (forms), and level of gyeo-roo-gi (sparring) becomes more difficult, creating a "mountain" that must be overcome. Mountains are often depicted as being purple.

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White Belt
White Belt

Tae Kwon-Do Test: October 3, 2010. Janel, Colin, Andy, and Khoa (white belt) performing the pattern Chon Ji at Duc Dang Tae Kwon-Do/Hwa Rang Kwan Martial Art...

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Yellow Belt
Yellow Belt

How to Advance to Different Belts in Taekwondo. Most taekwondo studios feature belts that represent your "level" or advancement in the martial...

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