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Taekwondo Bible, Vol.1  
<<Division 6. How to Weapon>>


  Chapter 47.
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Able to Stab Opponent Even with Ki-hap Sound   
 
 

"Why is it that there are many people that practice Taekwondo while there are only a little of superiority?"

"Because there is only a little who conquer themselves."


 

When you fight with your opponent you should raise your tide and oppress his, not only with the direct attack and defense but also explosive ki-hap. The importance of ki-hap sound can be ignored in many cases, but it also has its right <Do>. So the ki-hap sound of Taekwondo should not be merely the vibration of the vocal chords yet it should explode your spirit outside to express your tide, and it should be able to ring the sky and the earth and to infiltrate deep into the opponent's mind shaking and scattering the root of his spirit.

A ki-hap sound should not be alone, separated from your motion of Taekwondo yet ought to be an element harmonized in the motion with simplicity. This is why the sound also should not merely be a sound from the vibration of your vocal chords but ought to be an explosion of accumulated spirit from the vibration of your whole, like everything else of Taekwondo. Therefore, there cannot be a good ki-hap sound without a good spirit. And the spirit cannot be without self-confidence that you can win your opponent and your enough training for that. A roar of a tiger can oppress down a howl of a wolf because its life, which feeds on big animals, differs from that of a wolf, which feeds on only small ones.

The ki-hap is simple yet also various, so it is somewhat difficult to understand its invisible functions distinctively, however, we can categorize the sounds into three kinds on one hand; the first that precedes a motion, the second that goes with a motion, and the third that follows a motion. And there are also differences among a sound from the vibration of stomach, another sound from the vibration of throat, and the third from of the whole body, on the other hand. In addition to them, we can also follow another way to discern the sound that is cut from the other that lasts. Like these, even a ki-hap sound is not separated distinctively of itself yet interrelated with the whole Taekwondo in a change.

As mentioned above, the change of ki-hap sound is complex and changeful with no substance, but it is simple to Taekwondo man. The ki-hap sound that follows TAEKWONDO is simply a sound that is made proper for you to control over your opponent, i.e. one which pops naturally from your inside, exploding with no conscious control. Thus, your Taekwondo with complete enlightenment can capably suppress down the opponent even only with a ki-hap sound before attack and defense, and you can see every change in its naturality.

Your will is changing the world. A subject is not separated essentially from an object. Sometimes possibility of object can fill up some defect of subject, which is the whole. The ki-hap sound is neither the whole nor a part of Taekwondo.

 

 

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