Kicho Hyung Ilbu - UMAA - United Martial Arts Academy


KICHO HYUNG ILBU
기초형 일 부
(Basic Form One)

This is the first form in the Tang Soo Do system.  Although technically very simple, it serves to teach basic techniques & coordination.  The pattern utilized in this form is also used in the more complex forms that follow.  This form was developed by Hwang Kee in 1947 in Seoul, Korea.  It contains 22 movements including Jhoon Bee and Baro.
  1. Starting from ready stance (Chumbee) look left and step out with left leg into front stance performing a left hand low block.
  2. Step with the right foot into a front stance performing a center punch with the right hand.
  3. Look over the right shoulder; turn your body 180 degrees stepping with the right foot into a front stance performing a right hand low block.
  4. Step with the left foot into a front stance performing a center punch with the left hand.
  5. Look left and turn 90 degrees with the left foot into a fighting stance.
  6. Right leg front snap kick.
  7. Left leg front snap kick.
  8. Right leg front snap kick stepping into a fighting stance.
  9. Look over the left shoulder; turn your body 180 degrees stepping with the left foot into a front stance performing a left hand low block.
  10. Step with the right foot into a front stance performing a center punch with the right hand.
  11. Look over the right shoulder; turn your body 180 degrees stepping with the right foot into a front stance performing a right hand low block.
  12. Step with the left foot into a front stance performing a center punch with the left hand.
  13. Look left and turn 90 degrees stepping with the left foot into a fighting stance.
  14. Right leg front snap kick.
  15. Left leg front snap kick.
  16. Right leg front snap kick stepping into a fighting stance.
  17. Look over the left shoulder; turn your body 180 degrees stepping with the left foot into a front stance performing a left hand low block.
  18. Step with the right foot into a front stance performing a center punch with the right hand.
  19. Look over the right shoulder; turn your body 180 degrees stepping with the right foot into a front stance performing a right hand low block.
  20. Step with the left foot into a front stance performing a center punch with the left hand.
  21. Look over left shoulder; turn 90 degrees into chumbee stance.

 

    • Kicho Hyung Forms are approximately 70 years old.
    • Created by Grand Master Khee
    • Developed in New Brunswick New Jersey at Tang Soo Do Headquarters
    • Meaning:  Basic Movements