Taegeuk 8  Video

CCW = Turn Counter Clockwise   CW = Turn Clockwise   North South West East = Directions

Direction Foot Movement Stance Action
N -- Feet together (chest-N) Ready position.
N Forward L back stance Middle double guarding block
N -- <same> R middle reverse punch
N Jump off the Rf, -- L jumping front kick <Yell!>
N Drop the Lf forward L front stance L middle hammer block
N -- <same> R middle reverse punch
N -- <same> L middle straight punch
N Forward R front stance R middle straight punch
E Lf toward E L reverse front stance Simultaneously do:
L down block (toward E) &
R high out block (toward W)
E Pivot both feet L front stance R high upset punch (left fist at shoulder)
<Slowly & Exhaling>
W Lf x's over in front of Rf, toward E    
W Rf toward E R reverse front Simultaneously do:
R down block (toward W) &
L out block (toward E)
W Pivot both feet R front stance L high upset punche (right fist at shoulder)
<Slowly & Exhaling>
N Rf toward S (turn 270') L back stance Double knifehand block
N <Shift Lf> L front stance R middle reverse punch
N Rf --> -- R front kick (then place R foot behind L foot, step back twice to form next motion)
N Rf  R cat stance R middle inside palm pressing block
<Slowly & Exhaling>
W Lf toward W L cat stance Double knifehand block
W Lf--> -- L lead leg front kick
W Replace Lf  L front stance R middle reverse punch
W Pull Lf back  L cat stance L middle inside palm pressing block
(right fist chambered at belt)
E Rf toward E R cat stance Double knifehand block
E Rf --> -- R lead leg front kick
E Replace Rf R front stance L middle reverse punch
E Pull Rf back R cat stance R middle inside palm pressing block
(left fist chambered at belt)
S Rf toward S R back stance R double guarding low blocks
       
S  Rf -- R jumping front kick <Yell!>
S Drop Rf forward R front stance R hammer block
S -- <same> L middle reverse punch
W Lf toward W L back stance L knifehand block (R-fist at hip)
W Shift Lf L front stance R horizontal elbow strike 
(be sure to pivot all the way around so that the 'point' of the elbow
faces E.  The left fist is at the hip.)
W -- <same> R high downward backfist strike
W -- <same> L middle straight punch
E Rf toward E R back stance R knifehand block
E Shift Rf R front stnace L horizontal elbow strike (as above)
E -- <same> L high downward backfist strike
E -- <same> R middle straight punch
N Lf -> Rf Feet together (chest-N) Ready position.