Semi Free Sparring (ban jayu Matsogi)

The attacker lines up to the defender in the same way as 3 step sparring, he or she then goes back into a left walking stance low block. When he or she is ready to attack, the attacker must shout and wait for the defender to respond with a shout before the attack can begin.This is only done on one side, i.e. not like one step sparring. 


The techniques shown below are for an example only. The student should be able to apply all techniques learnt from patterns or fundamental technique.

No.1

Attacker: Step forward into a right walking stance high obverse punch.

Defender: Step backwards into a left walking stance high outer forearm obverse block, followed by a front snap kick from the back leg, making sure you 'fall' forward after the kick, into a walking stance guarding block.

Attacker: Not moving the feet, perform a low reverse outer forearm block, then counter with a low front snap kick from the front leg to the lower abdomen, placing the kicking leg behind you into a right L-stance guarding block.

Kihap on the kick.

No.2

Attacker: Steps forward into a right walking stance high obverse forefist punch.

Defender: Backwards into a left walking stance high section double forearm block, followed by reverse high flat fingertip thrust.

Attacker: Flying turning kick with the right leg to the solar plexus (Myong Chi) while moving to the left.

Kihap on the kick.

No.3

Attacker: Step forward low front snap kick form the right leg.

Defender: Step backwards into a left walking stance performing an x-fist pressing block followed by middle reverse punch with the right hand.

Attacker: Before you land the kicking leg, block with a reverse outer forearm block quickly followed by a high obverse punch with the right hand as the right foot hits the ground.

Kihap on this punch.

No.4

Attacker: Step forward middle side piercing kick from the back (right) leg. Land in sitting stance an perform a back elbow thrust with the left elbow.

Defender: Assume a left L-stance while dodging to the outside of the kick, performing an outwards knifehand strike to the back on the neck.

Defender: Step forward with your right foot then left foot (Double stepping), pivot on the right and perform a high turning kick with the left leg.

Kihap on the turning kick.

No.5

Attacker: Step foward into a right fixed stance middle forefist side punch.

Defender: Assume a left rear foot stance forearm guarding block. Pivot on the right foot executing a high reverse turning kick with the left leg.

Attacker: Execute a high grasping block. Step your left leg behind your right into an x-stance while still holding the leg. This should push your hips through the opponent causing him or her to fall to the floor. Direct the leg aside and perform a low side piercing kick with the right leg to the groin.