Form Meanings and Videos

International Tae Kwon Do Form Meanings/Video
CHONG GI - White Belt Form/Video

Chong Gi means literally “Heaven and Earth”, and is in the Orient interpreted as the creation of the world and the beginning of human history. Therefore it is the initial pattern learned by the beginner. Their pattern consists of two parts – one to represent Heaven, the other, the Earth.

Chong Gi Hyung Video

DAN-GUN - Orange Belt Form/Video

is named after the Holy Dan-Gun, the legendary founder of Korea in the year of 2333 B.C.

 

DO-SAN Green Belt Form/Video

is the pseudonym of the patriot Ahn Chang Ho (1876-1938) who devoted his life to furthering the education of Korea and its independent movement.

 

WON-HYO - Blue Belt Form/Video

was the noted monk who introduced Buddhism to the Silla Dynasty in the year of 686 A.D.

 

YUL-GUK - Brown Belt Form/Video

is the pseudonym of the great philosopher Yii(1536-1584 A.D.) nicknamed the “Confucius of Korea”. The 38 movements of this pattern refer to his birthplace on the 38th parallel.

 

Chung-GUN - Brown/Red Belt Form/Video

is named after the patriot An-Chung Gun who assassinated Ito Hiro Bumi, the first Japanese governor-general of Korea, known as the man who played the leading part in the Korea-Japan merger. The thirty-two movements in this pattern represent Mr. An’s age when he was executed at Lui-Shung prison in 1910.

 

HWA-RANG//Video

is named after the Hwarangdo youth group which originated in the Silla Dynasty around 620 A.D. This group eventually became the driving force in the unification of the three kingdoms of Korea. (Silla, Koguryo and Baek Je)

 

TWE-GYE/Video

is the pen name of the noted scholar Yi Hwang(16th cent. A.D.) an authority on Neo-confucianism. The 37 movements of this pattern refer to his birthplace on the 37th parallel.

 

Pal-gwe Form Meanings/Videos
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Pal-gwe 3 Form/Video
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Pal-gwe 4 Form/Video
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Pal-gwe 5 Form/Video
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Pal-gwe 6 Form/Video
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Pal-gwe 7 Form/Video
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Pal-gwe 8 Form/Video
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