iTaekwondo is a reference application designed to assist students learning the martial art of Taekwondo (Tae Kwon Do). The material in iTaekwondo is based on the World Taekwondo Federation style. All demonstrations in iTaekwondo are performed by David Vernon, Kukkiwon recognised 4th Dan Black Belt. iTaekwondo focuses on
the following aspects of this martial art:
-Patterns (or Poomsae)
PATTERNS / POOMSAE:
All eight Taeguk and the first four of eight kukkiwon patterns are presented in iTaekwondo. These patterns are:
Details of the number of moves, meaning, belt level and videos are available.
Step by step view of all the patterns with the blocks, strikes, punches, kicks and stances described in both English and Korean.
The step by step view has an animated arrow showing the position and facing direction within the pattern for each step.
Pattern maps are available by rotating to landscape from the step-by-step view for each pattern.
Over 150 terms are available in iTaekwondo.
Terminology is supplied for different Taekwondo categories (such as body parts, stances, strikes etc) with the ability to translate all or individual terms within that category. English terms are displayed in black and Korean terms in red.
Audio of each term pronounced in Korean as spoken by a native Korean can be played.
Set self defence movements are provided based on the various belt levels. A description of the self defence movement and a video are available to assist in learning the self defence.
Big big thank you to Marcus Vinicius, 1st Dan Blackbelt, Instructor of Baby Barioni complex in Brazil for the Portuguese translation!
Please note, this program is not a replacement for proper Taekwondo training, it should be used in conjunction with a training schedule. Never use real knives when practicing the relevant self defence moves and use caution at all times to avoid injury.