|11.Chagi = Kicking
|Chagi stands for all attacks with the foot. For the attack several parts of the foot can be used: Apchook,Dwichook, Dwikumchi, Balnal, Baldeung en Balbadak.
|The direction of the kick is an important feature:
|Front kick. Several varieties:
|Apchook Ap Chagi
|Front kick with the bal of the foot. 1
|Dwichook Ap Chagi
|Front kick with the bottom of the heel.
|Baldeung Ap Chagi
|Front kick with the instep.
|Turning kick or circling kick:
|Apchook Dollyeo Chagi
|Turning kick with the bal of the foot 6
|Baldeung Dollyeo Chagi
|Turning kick with the instep.
|“Half moon” kick This is an in between kick: Ap Chagi and Dollyeo Chagi (45 degrees Dollyeo)
|Sidekick The most common one is:
|Balnal Yeop Chagi
|Sidekick with the knife hand side of the foot. 4
|Ax kick. There are 2 possibilities:
|Dwikumchi Naeryo Chagi
|Ax kick, using the back of the heel (Achilles heel)
|Balbadak Naeryo Chagi
|Ax kick, using the sole of the foot.
|PS. 1 Bij Naeryo Chagi: 2 varieties can be defined: An Naeryo Chagi = ax kick from the outer to the inner. Bakat Naeryo Chagi: reverse direction.
|PS. 2 A synonym for Naeryo Chagi is Ojikeo Chagi = ”Heel” kick.
|Dwichook Dwit Chagi
|Backkick with the back part of the sole of the foot.
|Balnal Dwit Chagi
|Backkick with the knife hand side of the foot.
|Bandae Dollyeo Chagi
|Reversed turnung kick.
|This kick is more or less the reverse Dollyeo Chagi, There are 2 varieties:
|Dwikumchi Bandae Dollyeo Chagi
|Reversed turning kick using the using the back of the heel (Achilles heel)
|Balbadak Bandae Dollyeo Chagi
|Reversed turning using the back part of the sole of the foot
|“Whipping” kick; Almost the same as Bandae Dollyeo Chagi
|“Pushing” kick. This kick is only performed to attack the lower legs. There are 2 possibilities:
|Balnal Bakat Nooleo Chagi
|Using the knife hand side of the foot
|Balbadak An Nooleo Chagi
|Using the sole of the foot.
|PS. Here is another type of pushing kick: Mileo Chagi (=Dwithook Chagi), this one is manly used to attack the middle section of the body.
|“Target” kick. Like Dollyeo Chagi this is a kick from the outer to the inner. The difference however is that the attacking foot leaves the ground and immediately attacks instead of being withdrawn/lifted to perform the movement. The leg starts and ends in a slight bended position. There is only one possibility:
|Balbadak Pyojeok Chagi
|Target kick with the sole of the foot.
|Biteuro Chagi =
|“Twisting” kick. This kick follows the reverse direction of Balnal Chagi, that is to say from the inner to the outer. We can distinguish:
|Apchook Biteuro Chagi
|Twisting kick performed with the bal of the foot
|Baldeung Biteuro Chagi
|Twisting kick performed with the step in of the foot
|Balnal Biteuro Chagi
|Twisting kick performed with the knife hand side of the foot
|All kicks, where one turns the body through the back.
|There are three possibilities:
|Momdollyeo Yeop Chagi
|All kicks while spinning the body fully (towards the backside) 12
|Momdollyeo Bandae Dollyeo Chagi
|Reversed turning kick, while spinning the body (pivoting on one leg)
|Momdollyeo Dwit Chagi
|Backkick while spinning the body (pivoting on one leg)
|All jumping kicks:
|Twieo Ap Chagi 8
|Twieo Yeop Chagi 17
|Twieo Dollyeo Chagi
|Twieo Momdollyeo Chagi
|Twieo Momdollyeo Bandae Dollyeo Chagi
|Twieo Momdollyeo Dwit Chagi
|Twieo Doobal Ap Chagi
|Two kicks Ap Chagi, performed simultaneously with right as well as the left foot.
|Performing two different kicks while jumping
|F.i. Left leg - Twieo Ap Chagi / Right leg -Twieo Dollyeo Chagi