Taekwondo Black Belt Form – Keumgang

Taekwondo Black Belt Form 2 – Keumgang

This page provides details for WTF Taekwondo Black Belt Form 2 – Keumgang. Written step-by-step instructions for Taekwondo Black Belt Form 2 (Keumgang) are located on the bottom of this page.

Meaning of WTF Taekwondo Black Belt Form 2 – Keumgang

According to the World Taekwondo Federation, “Keumgang [meaning diamond] has the significance of “hardness” and “ponder”, The Keumgang Mountain on the Korean peninsula, which is regarded as the center of national spirit, and the “Keumgang Yeoksa”[Keumgang warrior] as named by Buddha, who represents the mightiest warrior, are the background of denominating this poomsae”.

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Video for Taekwondo WTF Black Belt Form 2 – Keumgang

Video for Taekwondo Poomsae – Keumgang

Demonstration & Instructional Form Video with Korean Black Belts

Written Instructions for WTF Taekwondo Black Belt Form 2 (Keumgang)

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  • Ready stance (Joon Bi)
  • Step forward into left front stance, double forearm block
  • Step forward into right front stance, right upper palm strike
  • Step forward into left front stance, left upper palm strike
  • Step forward into right front stance, right upper palm strike
  • Step back into left back stance, left inward knife hand block
  • Step back into right back stance, right inward knife hand block
  • Step back into left back stance, left inward knife hand block
  • Look left, lift left leg to form crane stance, diamond block
  • Step 90 degrees to left into horse stance, right hook punch and left back elbow strike at same time
  • Step forward and spin 360 degrees, horse stance, right hook punch and left back elbow strike at same time
  • Turn left 90 degrees, step into horse stance, mountain block, yell “Kihap”
  • Step forward turning 180 degrees into horse stance, double forearm block
  • Slide left foot into parallel stance, slow double low block
  • Step forward with left foot, turn to right 180 degrees, horse stance, mountain block
  • Turn right 180 degrees, lift right leg to form crane stance, diamond block
  • Step forward with right foot, horse stance, left hook punch and right back elbow strike at same time
  • Step forward and spin 360 degrees, horse stance, left hook punch and right back elbow strike at same time
  • Lift right leg to form crane stance, diamond block
  • Step forward with right foot, horse stance, left hook punch and right back elbow strike at same time
  • Step forward and spin 360 degrees, horse stance, left hook punch and right back elbow strike at same time
  • Step 90 degrees to left into horse stance, mountain block, yell “Kihap”
  • Step forward turning 180 degrees to left into horse stance, double forearm block
  • Slide right foot into parallel stance, slow double low block
  • Step forward turning 180 degrees to left into horse stance, mountain block
  • Turn 90 degrees, lift left leg to form crane stance, diamond block
  • Turn 90 degrees, left foot down into horse stance, right hook punch and left back elbow strike at same time
  • Step forward and spin 360 degrees, horse stance, right hook punch and left back elbow strike at same time
  • Return to ready stance

FYI – To master this Taekwondo form, you must have accurate Taekwondo stances.

References

  1. World Taekwondo Federation, Poomsae, http://www.wtf.org/wtf_eng/site/about_taekwondo/poomsae.html, Added – 5/23/13

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