FOUR DIRECTION BLOCK
SAJU MAKGI
Ready Posture – PARALLEL READY STANCE

1. Move the right foot to C forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a low block to D with the left knife-hand.
2. Move the right foot to D forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a middle side block to D with the right inner forearm.
3. Move the right foot to A forming a left walking stance toward B while executing a low block to B with the left knife-hand.
4. Move the right foot to B forming a right walking stance toward B while executing a middle side block to B with the right inner forearm.
5. Move the right foot to D forming a left walking stance toward C while executing a low block to C with the left knife-hand.
6. Move the right foot to C forming a right walking stance toward C while executing a middle side block to C with the right inner forearm.
7. Move the right foot to B forming a left walking stance toward A while executing a low block to A with the left knife-hand.
8. Move the right foot to A forming a right walking stance toward A while executing a middle side block to A with the right inner forearm.
END: Bring the right foot back to a ready posture.

9. Move the left foot to C forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a low block to D with the right knife-hand.
10. Move the left foot to D forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a middle side block to D with the left inner forearm.
11. Move the left foot to A forming a right walking stance toward B while executing a low block to B with the right knife-hand.
12. Move the left foot to B forming a left walking stance toward B while executing a middle side block to B with the left inner forearm.
13. Move the left foot to D forming a right walking stance toward C while executing a low block to C with the right knife-hand.
14. Move the left foot to C forming a left walking stance toward C while executing a middle side block to C with the left inner forearm.
15. Move the left foot to B forming a right walking stance toward A while executing a low block to A with the right knife-hand.
16. Move the left foot to A forming a left walking stance toward A while executing a middle side block to A with the left inner forearm.
END: Bring the left foot back to a ready posture.

 

Saju-Makgi -- Verbal Walkthrough

Parallel Ready Stance

1. Step back right leg, walking stance, downward knife hand block. [Kihap]

2. Step forward, walking stance, inner forearm block.

3. Turn left, step back walking stance, downward knife hand.

4. Step forward, walking stance, inner forearm block.

5. Turn left, step back walking stance, downward knife hand.

6. Step forward, walking stance, inner forearm block.

7. Turn left, step back walking stance, downward knife hand.

8. Step forward, walking stance, inner forearm block.

END: Bring the right foot back to a ready posture.

9. Step back left leg, walking stance, downward knife hand block. [Kihap]

10. Step forward, walking stance, inner forearm block.

11. Turn left, step back walking stance, downward knife hand.

12. Step forward, walking stance, inner forearm block.

13. Turn left, step back walking stance, downward knife hand.

14. Step forward, walking stance, inner forearm block.

15. Turn left, step back walking stance, downward knife hand.

16. Step forward, walking stance, inner forearm block.

END: Bring the left foot back to a ready posture.

 

Video breakdown of techniques.  This is for both Saju Jirugi and Saju Makgi

Form starts at 1:15