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Taekwondo Techniques

Techniques of breaking hard objects with hands or feet
This is the process of demonstrating the power and skills one has developed through the study of taekwondo by breaking objects

  • Horizontal Turn Break (εư)
    A technique to spring into the air with the neck as an axis and where it makes one or more full turns horizontally to break a target with the feet
    It is a breaking skill one can perform from a fixed stance, blind?folded or without using any assistance.
    540 nun-garigo (ttieo) dolgae-chagi / (پ) 540 / 540 (Jumping) Whirl Kick blindfolded
    540 nun-garigo (ttieo) dolgae-chagi / (پ) 540 ķ / 540 Back Whip Kick blindfolded
    540~720 dolgae-chagi / 540~720 / 540~720 Whirl Kick
    540 dwi-huryeo-chagi han~se dangye / 540 ķ ~ ܰ / 540 Back Whip Kick in one to three different levels of height
  • High Jumping Break (̶پ)
    A technique of springing into the air with the assistance of objects or persons to break a target
    The objective of this skill is to break a target, placed too high to reach from where one stands, using hands or feet
    Gaseum-balkko-dolgae-chagi / / Whirl Kick by stepping on the chest of a person
    Gaseum-balkko-dollyeo-chagi / / Turn Kick by stepping on the chest of a person
    Gaseum-balkko-ap-chagi / / Front Kick by stepping on the chest of a person
    Ttwieo-dwihuryeo-chagi / پ ķ / Jumping Back Whip Kick
    Ttwieo-ap-chagi / پ / Jumping Front Kick
    Modum-ap-chagi / / Drawing Front Kick
  • Jumping-over Break (پѾ)
    A technique of jumping over an obstacle to break a target
    This is a skill to deliver a strike to the target with a hand or foot after jumping over such obstacles as human hurdles or other objects
    ~ neomeo yeop-chagi / ~Ѿ / Side Kick by jumping over an obstacle
  • Far Jumping Break (ָپ)
    A technique to jump forward to reach a target in the distance with the help of an assisting object
    This is a breaking skill using a hand or foot to strike a target unreachable without assistance from where one is standing.
    Ttwieo-dwi-chagi / پ / Jumping Back (Thrust) Kick
    Ttwieo-yeop-chagi / پ ⡡/ Jumping Side Kick
    Modumbal-yeop-chagi / ҹ / Drawing Side Kick
  • Vertical Turn Break (εư)
    A breaking technique by springing into the air with the rotating axis being the waist or chest and turning the whole body vertically to strike the target with a foot
    This is a breaking technique one can attempt with his or her eyes covered or by dashing forward.
    Gaseum-balkko-gongungjebi-chagi / / Jumping Flip Kick by stepping on a persons chest
    Gongjungjebi-modum-chagi / / Jumping Flip Drawing Kick
    Gongjungjebi-chagi / / Jumping Flip Kick
    nun-garigo-gongjungjebi-modum-chagi / / Jumping Flip Drawing Kick blindfolded
    nun-garigo-gongjungjebi-chagi / / Jumping Flip Kick blindfolded
    ~ deonjigo-naedidimyeo-gongjungjebi-chagi / ~ / Jumping Flip Kick with an object thrown into the air
  • Various Target Break (ǥ)
    A technique of rapidly breaking moving or fixed targets from different directions
    This is a breaking skill by using taekwondo techniques to strike various targets all at once or one at a time sequentially.
    dabangyang-gyeokpa / ٹ / Multi-direction Break
    illyeol-gyeokpa / Ϸİ / Single Line-up Break
  • Power Break (°)
    A breaking technique to measure ones striking power
    This is a breaking skill using punching, striking or kicking techniques to break fixed targets such as boards, roof tiles or marble.
    Jumeok / ָ / Fist
    Sonnal / ճ / Hand Blade
    Deungjumeok / ָ / Back Knuckle
    Songnaldeungi / ճ / Ridge Hand
    Apchuk / / Ball of the Foot
    Dwichuk / / Heel of the Foot
    Dwikkumchi / ڲġ / Back of the Foot
  • Creative Break (â۰)
    A newly applied breaking technique by an individual player
    This is a breaking skill created by individual to strike a target by using the high level of techniques never before attempted or successfully performed by others.
  • Single Leap Break (ѹپ)
    A technique to break a number of fixed targets with one leap
    This is a breaking skill by performing one technique with both feet alternately to break a number of targets or by using both hands and feet together with different techniques.
    Gawi-chagi se~daseot bangyang / ~ټ / Scissors Kicks in the form of three to five different targets
    Deung-balgo-ap-chagi-se-dangye / ܰ / Front Kick in three different levels of height by stepping over a persons back
    Ttwieo-dollyeo-chagi-se-dangye / پ ܰ / Jumping Turn Kick in three different levels of height
    Ttwieo-ap?chagi-se-dangye / پ ܰ / Jumping Front Kick in three different levels of height
    Ttwieo-yeop-chagi-se-dangye / پ ܰ / Jumping Side Kick in three different levels of height