First Basic Form Kicho Il Bo

In the Taekwondo class at the American Dragon Martial Arts Academies 209 Capitol Court Ocoee, Florida 34761 Ph: 321-443-8077. we teach the classical form of military Taekwondo as a martial art for self-defense. Our goal is to offer students the total mind, body, spirit training philosophy and our art in the manner that it was intended. Learning traditional Taekwondo is not only good exercise but an excellent way to improve your life by applying the daily lessons to all that you do. The First Basic Form is designed to develop coordination, timing, power and balance. We invite you to use the video below to practice at home so that you can improve your skills between classes. The form is demonstrated by one of Grand Master Hackworth’s students who now operates his own school in Tennessee. He is Master Chris Edwards and he is a world champion and world record holder for the most concrete blocks broken with a single strike. He achieve this record by breaking fifty, two inch thick concrete slabs with one punch. We hope that you enjoy this video.

Ki-Cho Il-Bo (Basic Form 1)

White belts must learn this form in order to advance to a Yellow belt. The Basic forms (called Ki-Cho) are executed in an I pattern, to give the student practice in performing the fundamental techniques of walking, turning, blocking and punching, in continuous sequence in all four directions.

Ready Position
1. Turn left 90° into walking stance, left foot forward, left hand down block.
2. Step through into walking stance, right foot forward, right hand middle punch.
3. Turning to the right 180° into walking stance, right foot forward, right hand down block.
4. Step through into walking stance, left foot forward, left hand middle punch.
5. Turn left 90° into walking stance, left foot forward, left hand down block
6. Step through into walking stance, right foot forward, right hand middle punch.
7. Step through into walking stance, left foot forward, left hand middle punch.
8. Step through into walking stance, right foot forward, right hand middle punch, YELL!.
9. Turn left 270° into a walking stance, left foot forward, left hand down block.
10. Step through into walking stance, right foot forward, right hand middle punch.
11. Turning to the right 180° into walking stance, right foot forward, right hand down block.
12. Step through into walking stance, left foot forward, left hand middle punch.
13. Turn left 90° into walking stance, left foot forward, left hand down block
14. Step through into walking stance, right foot forward, right hand middle punch.
15. Step through into walking stance, left foot forward, left hand middle punch.
16. Step through into walking stance, right foot forward, right hand middle punch, YELL!.
17. Turn left 270° into a walking stance, left foot forward, left hand down block.
18. Step through into walking stance, right foot forward, right hand middle punch.
19. Turning to the right 180° into walking stance, right foot forward, right hand down block.
20. Step through into walking stance, left foot forward, left hand middle punch.
Return to ready position.

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