If the (KMA) forms only consists of kick block punch because this is what the originator of those forms knew: Why dont the forms they made work under the Kick Block Punch paradigm? Why are there so many sequences that make no sense in that paradigm but works just fine if you consider what many label "alternative" applications?
I will give you all an example on a sequence that makes no sense at all in a Kick Block Punch paradigm and that is Taegeuk I (2) Jang. This is one of the most basic forms in Kukki Taekwondo and it should make perfect sense in a Kick Block Punch paradigm because according to so many "experts" saying that the originators knew only Kick Block Punch and because the form is so basic that it can only contain such simple applications. Look at the clip so you know what form I am talking about:
If you look about 18 Seconds into the clip you will see the performer doing a "High Block" in short front walking stance followed by another "High Block" against the same opponent (I guess this opponent punches to the face twice while stepping backwards for some reason?). The performer then turns 270 degrees to the left to face a brand new opponent while he has done absolutely zero to the first opponent in the Kick Block Punch Paradigm (whereas a good deal of other more "deep" applications would explain this logically and fully the Kick Block Punch paradigm does not explain this at all). This new opponent you block an attack toward you midsection. You block this attack with an inward block and then yet again turn away from this opponent to face a new third opponent who you also block a mid section attack from with an inward middle block. Again you turn away from this third opponent to face a fourth opponent who you block using a low block but this fourth opponent you "finish" with a series of front kicks and punches. Note that there are no less than 3 opponents still free to do whatever they please since you only "blocked" their attacks and did nothing further. The Kick Block Punch Paradigm simply does not fit into the series of actions in this form at all. How can you seriously explain in a logical fashion how the performer of this form managed to dispacth all 3 opponents using only "blocks" I am really curious about this. Can it be explained in different paradigms? Yes it can. It is not even difficult if you know how to analyse your forms. Is it possible to explain this with Kick Block Punch? I do not think so, but I really really want the people throwing out the "Koreans did not know anything beyond Kick Block Punch" to explain this sequence and why it is in a form made by people only knowing Kick Block Punch.
You want more examples? You do not even have to go to another form to get more examples. Look at the clip again and focus on move 5 and 6. Here the performer blocks middle section attacks against one opponent (I guess this one also moves backwards while attacking something I have never seen in real life before). AGAIN the performer abrubtly turns away without having done anything offensive against this opponent (except two blocks) and face a 2nd opponent to his left. This one he finishes with a kick/ punch combo before turning 180 degrees and facing a third opponent which he blocks and finishes yet again with a kick punch combo. All this time the original opponent is free to do as he pleases.... Can this be explained in another point of view/ interpretation than kick block punch? Yes and it is not even that difficult if you can analyse your forms. Does it make sense in a Kick Block Punch paradigm? No it doesnt, but please feel free to explain to me how it does.
Do you want more examples of stuff not making sense in a kick block punch paradigm? Lets look at Taegeuk Sam Jang:
These inconsitancies just keeps going and going and going. Look at the opening of Taegeuk Sa (4) Jang for instance:
Later in the form you face an opponent that you excecute two sidekicks toward. You obviously did not finish him as you end this combination with a knife hand block. You then turn to face a new opponent eventhough you did not finish your first..... This new opponent you block, kick and then block again (demonstrating that the kick did not finish him). If the front kick did not finish him I will bet that the "block" did not finish him either. Yet you still turn your back on him to face a third opponent and do the exact same thing (end with a block).
The most unefficient use possible for an inward middle section block and a prime example of how "not to use it correctly as a block" is demonstrated at 27 seconds into the clip. You do a middle section inward block and punch (Ok this works) you then "sense" somehow that you are being attacked from behind. You turn in the most unefficient way possible, and block in the most unefficient way possible. Instead of a quick turn in Place you turn by stepping. Instead of a quick middle section block with your left arm you do it with the right arm. Now if you used the Chamber for this block as the block it would be OK but then again that is "advanced" or whatever you want to call it usage of the technique so you end up with a block that is as unefficient as possible.
I can do this all day long, picking the Kukki-Taekwondo forms apart demonstrating that they make no sense in a purely KBP paradigm. They simply do not do that at all and I want to know how come the Korean masters who knew nothing about "advanced" applications could possibly make forms that are simply so bad at demonstrating KBP applications? Why did they fill their forms with sequences that makes no sense whatsoever in this paradigm? And why do people insist that they lack any application beyond KBP applications when so many sequences can ONLY be explained using the "alternative advanced" applications?
To those who insist and throw around the "fact" that the KMA forms were based only on KBP applications please make a comment below explaining all the inconsistancies using KBP applications. If it is true that the Korean masters knew only KBP applications this should not be difficult to explain? If you can not explain it you should really reconsider next time you feel the urge to throw in "facts" about how the Korean master knew only basic KBP applications etc.
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