What Are Some Taekwondo Forms?

What Are Some Taekwondo Forms?

Examples of Taekwondo forms include Kibon Hyung, Jase Hyung, Chon-Ji, Gae-Baek and Choong-Moo. Each form is taught in order to demonstrate techniques unique to its respective skill level.

Kibon Hyung is a 10-movement beginners form; it is often the first one new students learn. The Jase Hyung form uses 15 movements to introduce the student to various Taekwondo stances such as horse stance and back stance. The slightly more complex Chon-Ji form is also called the Heaven and Earth form. Advanced students of Taekwondo learn forms such as the Gae-Baek and Choong-Moo forms, which are named after specific warriors in Korean history.