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Tae guk Oh Jang illustrated tae kwon do forms

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The tae guk poomse are meant to follow the eight trigrams with a pattern of three linear lines in plan view. The attempt is made to equate each form with one of the eight primary trigrams as a way to underpin the philosophy of tae kwon do to forms practice but...

The connection between the movements and the trigrams is considered tenuous by many.

The tae geuk forms were to replace the palgwe, but both are still widely used. Personal preference is really the only standard to decide which set is better.

Harmony is created by balance between two opposing forces.

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