kicking & stepping techniques

To help you get to grips with some of the more basic kicks in Taekwondo, you can check out our help sheets in the gallery below. These kicks feature in the Taegeuk patterns and nearly always required for gradings. The guides below offer basic help, but you should always check with your instructor! To view an image larger, just click on it below. There is also a guide to some stepping techniques. These can be used with the kicks to create more complicated combinations and make distance during sparring. Don't be put off by the names of the techniques, as some clubs may call them slightly differently.