Il Jang

Meaning - Heaven (Keon)

The first Taegeuk is the beginning of all Poomses. The associated trigram represents Yang (heaven, light), therefore, this Poomse should be performed with the greatness of Heaven


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1. Turn 90 to the left and step with the left foot into a left foot forward walking stance facing west. Execute a left low block.
2. Step forward into a right foot forward walking stance and punch to the mid section with the right fist.
3. Pivot on the left foot, turn 180 to the right and step with the right foot into a right foot forward walking stance facing east. Execute a right low block.
4. Step forward into a left foot forward walking stance and punch to the mid section with the left fist.
5. Pivot on the right foot, turn 90 to the left, step into a left foot forward front stance facing towards the north and execute a left low block.
6. Without stepping, execute a right middle punch.
7. Without moving the left foot, turn 90 to the right, step into a right foot forward walking stance facing east and execute a left arm inside block.
8. Step forward into a left foot forward walking stance and punch to the mid section with the right fist.
9. Pivot on the right foot, turn 180 to the left and step into a left foot forward walking stance facing west. Execute a right arm inside block.
10. Step forward into a right foot forward walking stance and punch to the mid section with the left fist.
11. Pivot on the left foot, turn 90 to the right, step into a right foot forward front stance facing towards the north and execute a right low block.
12. Without stepping, execute a left middle punch.
13. Without moving the right foot, turn 90 to the left and step into a left foot forward walking stance facing towards the west. Execute a left high block.
14. Execute a right leg front kick then land forward in a right foot forward walking stance. Punch to the mid section with the right fist.
15. Pivot on the left foot, turn 180 to the right and step into a right foot forward walking stance facing towards the east. Execute a right high block.
16. Execute a left leg front kick then land forward in a left foot forward walking stance. Punch to the mid section with the left fist.
17. Pivot on the right foot, turn 90 to the right and step into a left foot forward front stance facing towards the south. Execute a left low block.
18. Step forward into a right foot forward front stance and punch to the mid section with the right fist. "KIHAP"

Barro - Pivot on the right foot, turn 180 towards the left and return to ready stance facing north.