Taekwondo Double Outside Block

Taekwondo Double Outside Block (or Hecheo Makgi)

This page will teach you how to do a Taekwondo Double Outside Block (or Hecheo Makgi). This blocking technique is often used in Taekwondo forms & patterns, etc.

All stretches and exercises should be supervised by a trained martial arts instructor in order to prevent injuries and to ensure the proper technique is utilized. For more blocking instructions, please visit the main Taekwondo Blocks section.

Details for a Taekwondo Double Outside Block

According to the Kukkiwon World Taekwondo Headquarters, the Taekwondo double outside block is a “blocking technique by crossing both wrists and pulling them out to the sides. When the two opponents attack from two opposite sides, the defender crosses both wrists each other and pulls them away from each other in opposite directions. The blocking surfaces can be either the inside wrist or the outside wrists.”

References

  1. Kukkiwon World Taekwondo Headquarters, Taekwondo Techniques, http://www.kukkiwon.or.kr/front/pageView.action?cmd=/eng/information/taekwondoSkill2, Added – 05/02/14

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