CHON-JI THERE ARE 19 MOVEMENTS
Means Heaven and Earth. The creation of the world or the beginning of human history. Part one of the pattern represents Heaven & Part two represents the Earth
DAN-GUN THERE ARE 21 MOVEMENTS
This form is named after the Holy Tan- Gun, The legendary founder of Korea, in the year of 2334 B.C.
DO-SAN THERE ARE 24 MOVEMENTS
The Pen name of the Patriot An – Ch’ang- Ho (1876 – 1938) Who dedicated is whole life to furthering the Education of Korea and its independence movement.
WON-HYO THERE ARE 28 MOVEMENTS
Was the name of the noted Monk who introduced Buddhism to the Silla Dynasty in the year of 868 A.D.
YUL-GOK THERE ARE 38 MOVEMENTS
Is the Pen name of a Great Philosopher and Scholar YII (1536- 1584), nicknamed the “CONFUCIOUS OF KOREA”.
JOON-GUN THERE ARE 32 MOVEMENTS
Is named after the Patriot An Chung- Gun who assassinated Hiro- Bumiito, the first Japanese Governor-General of Korea, known as the man who played the leading part in the Japan-Korea merger. The movements in this pattern represent his age of his death when he was executed at Lui-Shung Prison.
TOI-GYE THERE ARE 37 MOVEMENTS
Is the Pen name of a noted scholar Yi’ Hwang (16th century A.D. ) An authority on neo Confucianism. The 37’ latitude refers to his birth place and the (1) refers to diagram 1.
HWA-RANG THERE ARE 29 MOVEMENTS
Is named after the Hwa-Rang, A youth group which originated in the Silla Dynasty about 1350 years ago. This group actually became the driving force for the unification of the 3 kingdoms of Korea.
CHOONG-MOO THERE ARE 30 MOVEMENTS
Was the given name to the great admiral Yi Sun-Sin of the YI Dynasty. He was reputed to have invented the first armored battleship (1952 A.D.) Kubokson. Which was the forerunner of the present day submarine. The reason this pattern ends up with the left hand tack is to symbolize his regrettable death, having a chance to show his unrestrained potentiality checked by the forced reservation of his loyalty to the King.