Kong Su (Karate & Tae Kwon Do) – Japanese Style / Korean Style The focus is on linear speed and snap. Defenses are straight up, down, in, out and side. Offense is straight, side, back and forward. The feet (especially front snap, side and reverse kicks) are used more often. The form is hard. The strikes are usually straight and from all different angles.
Oom Yung Doe Martial Arts uses Kong Su as part of its basic training. The movements are simple and linear, providing a very basic, but necessary foundation of speed, strength and coordination before learning more advanced and intricate martial arts techniques. Kong Su movements are very beneficial for younger students for building reflexes, coordination and timing. It is recommended that students over 50 years old to practice these movements lightly and without snap as this is better for their joints.
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