Taekwondo Form 5 – Taegeuk Oh Jang

Taekwondo Form 5 – Taegeuk Oh Jang

This page will help you to learn WTF or WT Taekwondo Form 5 (Taegeuk Oh Jang). This is the fifth form taught to Taekwondo students.

According to the World Taekwondo (WT), Taegeuk Oh Jang “symbolizes the ‘Son’, one of the 8 divination signs, which represent the wind, meaning both mighty force and calmness according to its strength and weakness”.

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Written step-by-step instructions for Taekwondo Form 5 (Oh Jang) are located on the bottom of this page. For additional form instructions and videos, please visit the main WTF Taekwondo forms section.

Demonstration Video for Taekwondo Form 5 (Taegeuk Oh Jang)

Instructional Video for Taekwondo Form 5 (Taegeuk Oh Jang)

Demonstration & Instructional Form Video with Korean Black Belts

Written Instructions for Taekwondo Form 5 (Taegeuk Oh Jang)

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  • Start in the Ready or “Joon Bi” stance
  • Turn left into front stance, left low block
  • Left foot comes back next to the right foot, left hand hammer fist downwards
  • Turn right into right front stance, right hand low block
  • Right foot comes back next to the left foot, right hand hammer fist downwards
  • Advance forward into left front stance, left inside block, right inside block
  • Right foot front kick into right front stance, right hand backfist, left inside block
  • Left foot front kick into left front stance, left hand backfist, right inside block
  • Advance right foot forward into right front stance, right hand backfist
  • Moving left foot, turn 270 degrees to the left into left back stance, knife hand middle block with left hand
  • Step into right front stance, right elbow strike
  • Moving right foot, turn 180 degrees all the way to the right into right back stance, knife hand middle block
  • Step into left front stance, left elbow strike
  • Turn left 90 degrees into left front stance, left hand low block, right inside block
  • Right foot kick into right front stance, right hand low block, left inside block
  • Turn left 90 degrees into left front stance, left high block
  • Right side kick and right hand punch together into right front stance, left elbow into open right hand
  • Turn right 180 degrees into right front stance, right high block
  • Left side kick and left hand punch together into left front stance, right elbow strike into open left hand
  • Turn left 90 degrees into left front stance, left low block, right inside block
  • Right front kick, hop forward and land in a twist stance while executing a right backfist to the nose. The right foot is flat and the left foot should be on the ball of foot, yell “Kihap”!
  • When the Master says “Bah Ro”, turn and face the Master.

FYI – To master Taegeuk Sam Jang, you must demonstrate accurate Taekwondo stances.

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References

  1. Instructions were provided by TaekwondoAnimals.com and may not be copied without permission from TaekwondoAnimals.com, Taekwondo Forms, Poomse & Poomsae, http://www.taekwondoanimals.com/taekwondo-forms.asp
  2. World Taekwondo Federation, Poomsae, http://www.wtf.org/wtf_eng/site/about_taekwondo/poomsae.html

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