The SIPJIN or SYPCHIN Pooms are the fifth superior poomsae. It derives from the conception of The 10 divinities, in reference to the deities of «eternal life» such as the sun, the moon, the mountains, the water, the stones, the pines, the grass of eternal youth, the turtles, the deer and the crane, the latter being a long-legged bird.
The Poomsae or Pumse SIPJIN or SYPCHIN venerates both nature and the decimal system, reflecting the perfect harmony of evolution and growth of unlimited character through an ordered norm.
- Sequences: 31
- Movements: 39
POOMSAE SIPJIN or SYPCHIN sequence diagram
–Chumbi – Naranji sogui – Kibon chumbi: start or preparation. For this movement the body must be in total harmony. The feet remain corresponding with an approximate division of one foot between the heels. The foot that will move to the side will be the left, and the palms of the hand will be placed upwards and should be moved from the navel to the solar plexus. Then the hands must be closed and lowered. The distance between the fists should be a «vertical» fist as well as the distance between the fists and the abdomen.
–Sequence 1 (Naranji sogui – Hwangso maki): parallel position, keep feet apart, shoulder width apart. Keep toes facing forward. Then step back on your left foot. Subsequently, raise the fists quickly to the height of the head, making a brief turn at the wrists.
–Sequence 2 (Tuit kubi – Sonbadak goduro an palmok montong bakat maki): the length between feet must be one and a half steps, the foot that is in front visualizes in front, the foot that is behind looking to the side, about 90 degrees. The knees will be flexed, and most of the weight will go to the leg behind. The left foot will be fixed and the right will move.
–Sequence 3 (Tuit kubi / Ap kubi sogui – Pionson kut opo chirugui): maintain the position. Then the right foot will be fixed and move the left. The step will be long, the leg that is in front will be with the knee flexed and the leg that is located behind in a straight line. Perform attack.
–Sequence 4 (Ap kubi sogui – Montong dubong jirugui): perform a long position, facing the right side. To do this, the rear leg will be stretched with the aim of making a 60 degree angle; As for the weight, most of it will be supported by the front leg while the leg located at the back will receive less weight. Perform double hit in middle height.
–Sequence 5 (Chuchum sogui – Santul maki): perform chuchum sogui or rider position. Subsequently perform Santul maki, defense with the arms making angles of 90 degrees, while the fists should be at the top of the head.
–Sequence 6 (Chuchum sogui – Yop jirugui / KIAP): repeat the rider position. Then punch sideways. Finally the KIAP scream.
–Sequence 7 (Chuchum sogui – Mohe chigui): position of the rider. Perform Mohe chigui, firm left foot, move the right foot; arms folded at shoulder height, horizontal position.
–Sequence 8 (Tuit kubi – Sonbadak goduro an palmok montong bakat maki): use the left foot as an axis, and turn to the right side with fists held at shoulder height in an upright position.
–Sequence 9 (Tuit kubi / Ap kubi sogui – Pionson kut opo chirugui): keeping the support on the left leg, fingers in the shape of a «spear» and attacking.
–Sequence 10 (Ap kubi sogui – Montong dubon jirugui): extended posture, responding to shoulder width and remembering to advance the right knee. Punch in the middle with the right arm.
–Sequence 11 (Chuchum sogui – Santul maki): perform the position of the rider (Chuchum sogui) and execute double defense with Santul maki.
–Sequence 12 (Chuchum sogui – Yop jirugui / KIAP): keep the feet fixed and make a lateral attack towards the left side. Perform the Kiap.
–Sequence 13 (Chuchum sogui – Mohe chigui): perform Chuchum sogui, also known as horse or rider position. Execute Mohe chigui, through a double attack with the elbows, in both directions.
–Sequence 14 (Tuit kubi – Sonbadak goduro an palmok montong bakat maki): turn. Take into account that the distance between the back and the front leg will be one step. Meanwhile, both knees should be flexed. The foot behind will make a 90-degree angle outward. It is important to note that most of the body weight will go to the back leg. Make the defense to the center, from the inside out.
–Sequence 15 (Ap kubi sogui – Pionson kut opo chirugui): perform two and a half short steps. Execute attack with the spear-shaped fingers, making use of the left arm.
–Sequence 16 (Ap kubi sogui – Montong dubong jirugui): perform the Ap kubi sogui position (described above), right foot forward and left arm extended.
–Sequence 17 (Tuit kubi – Sonnal are maki): adopt the Tuit kubi position (explained above), flexing your right knee a little.
–Sequence 18 (Ap kubi sogui – Bawi milgui): perform the position with the right front knee flexed (90 degrees), with most of the weight also forward. While the back (left) leg is extended.
–Sequence 19 (Chuchum sogui – Sonnal dung gechio montong maki): perform the “riding” position. Execute defense with the inner edge of the hand.
–Sequence 20 (Chuchum sogui – Sonnal gechio are maki): both legs are separated in parallel at a distance of two feet. Both knees should be flexed, while the weight of the body should be balanced between the supports that each leg represents. Close the cuffs.
–Sequence 21 (Chuchum sogui – get up): resume the equestrian position and proceed to stand upright.
–Sequence 22 (Ap kubi sogui – Gorro oligui): perform the wide position trying to place a forward leg (left) flexed and the leg (right) back straight. With closed fists raise the left arm at chest level.
–Sequence 23 (Ap kubi sogui – Bawi milgui): execute the long step with the left leg. Perform Bawi milgui also known as «pushing the rock».
–Sequence 24 (Ap chagui / Ap kubi sogui – Chetdari jirugui): execute front kick with the right leg. Perform the long step with the right leg. Perform Chetdari jirugui also known as «fork strike» which consists of striking with the right fist forward.
–Sequence 25 (Ap chagui / Ap kubi sogui – Chetdari jirugui): perform front kick but with the left leg and execute the long step with the left leg. Repeat Chetdari jirugui but with the left fist.
–Sequence 26 (Ap chagui / Tuit koa sogui – An palmok goduro olgul yop maki / KIAP): perform the well-known Ap chagui front kick with the right leg. Subsequently, the right leg will be crossed in front of the other. Run KIAP scream.
–Sequence 27 (Ap kubi sogui – Bawi milgui): perform the base position of Ap kubi sogui, turning the arm from right to left with the left arm. Make Bawi milgui «pushing the rock».
–Sequence 28 (Bom sogui – Sonnal okgoro are maki): make Bom sogui, also known as the “position of the tiger”. Run defense down with crossed arms.
–Sequence 29 (Tuit kubi – Goduro sonnal dung montong bakat maki): perform the short position, forming an “L”. Make a defense to the center, which goes from inside to outside, with the inside of the hand, while the opposite hand must accompany the movement.
–Sequence 30 (Tuit kubi – Chetdari jirugui): keep a distance between feet that is similar to one and a half steps. The front foot (left) will face to the front, while the back foot will be sideways at a 90 degree angle. It is important to remember that the knees must remain flexed and the weight must be greater on the back leg.
–Sequence 31 (Tuit kubi – Chetdari jirugui): similar to the previous sequence with the only difference that the location of hands and feet is contrary to what was previously described.
Baro – Naranji sogui- Kibon chumbi: Stay in the starting position of the poomsae. That is, to be located in a parallel position.
Poomsae SIPJIN or SYPCHIN is suitable and highly recommended for execution in championships.
The Superior Poomsaes
We have 9 Superior Poomsaes. These poomsaes are those required by the WT Taekwondo Federation for promotion to DAN degrees.
- Poomsae Koryo
- Poomsae Kumgang
- Poomsae Taebek
- Poomsae Pyongwon
- Poomsae Sypcchin
- Poomsae Chitae
- Poomsae Chungkwon
- Poomsae Jansu
- Poomsae IIyo
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