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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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General

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 ( http://www.itkd.co.nz/reference/documents/technical/sine_wave_study.php ).

Motions Described

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