You are here:News»Taekwon-Do Motions
Saturday, 14 May 2016 11:23

Taekwon-Do Motions Featured

Rate this item
(0 votes)

The Sine Wave (sinewave) motion and the variation of sine wave in Taekwon-Do movement unique to ITF Chang Hon-style Taekwon-Do.

Sine wave motions varies within the patterns to define movements as: (1) Normal; (2) Fast; (3) Continuous; (4) Connecting and; (5) Slow.

This article provides guidance on these differing motions in ITF Taekwon-Do patterns.













The picture below illustrates the general "phases" of the sine wave motion during execution of technique in a walking stance.  The reference to the "step length" should be considered as general guidance and not verbatim.

Figure 1: Sine Wave Illustration

The remainder of this article is a reproduction of work detailed by Master Paul McPhail ( ).

Motions Described

Members are encouraged to log-in to view this content within the Resource Center Library.


Read 4126 times Last modified on Saturday, 14 May 2016 11:24