Taekwondo Blocks

List of Taekwondo Blocks – Videos & Instructions

This section examines a wide variety of Taekwondo blocks (Makgi) and provides the Korean names for these blocking techniques. FYI – You might also find the Korean word for block spelled as Makki, Mahki, Mahkgi, etc.

These blocks are used in self-defense, WTF Taekwondo formsITF Taekwondo patternsTaekwondo sparring, etc. For more Taekwondo techniques, please visit the main Taekwondo section.

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Taekwondo Blocks with Korean Names

  • Absorbing Block – Bada Makgi
  • Block – Makgi
  • Deflecting Block – Geodeo Makgi
  • High Block – Ulgool Makgi
  • Inside Block – An Makgi
  • Kicking Block – Cha Makgi
  • Knife Hand Block – Sonnal Makgi
  • Single Middle Knife Hand Block – Han Sonnal Bakat Momtong Makgi
  • Double Middle Knife Hand Block – Sonnal Bakat Momtong Makgi
  • Low Block – Arae Makgi
  • Middle Block – Momtong Makgi
  • Mountain Block – Santul Makgi
  • Single Mountain Block – Oesanteul Makgi
  • Outside Block – Bakat Makgi
  • Outside Forearm Block – Bakat Palmok Makgi
  • Double Outside Block – Hecheo Makgi
  • Pressing Block – Nulleo Makgi
  • Scissors Block – Kawi Makgi or Gawi Makgi
  • Supporting Block or Assisted Block – Geodeureo Makgi
  • Tripping Block – Georeo Makgi
  • X-Block or Cross Block – Otgoreo Makgi

Basic Taekwondo Blocks

References

  1. Taekwondo Animals.com, Taekwondo Blocks, https://www.taekwondoanimals.com/taekwondo-blocks.asp, Added – 01/05/14
  2. Kukkiwon World Taekwondo Headquarters, Taekwondo Techniques, http://www.kukkiwon.or.kr/front/pageView.action?cmd=/eng/information/taekwondoSkill2, Added – 05/01/14

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