Black Tag

Black Tag Korean

Twin Palm Upward Block

Sang Sonbadak Ollyo Makgi

Who is the area Representative

Master Don Atkins

Free Sparring

Jayoo Matsoki



1 Step Sparring

Ilbo Matsoki



Why are there 24 patterns

Because Major General Choi Hong Hi compared the life of a man with a day in the life of Earth.


X Knifehand Checking Block

Kyocha Sonkal Momchau Makgi

How many moves in Choong-Moo


Reverse Knife Hand Inward Strike

Sonkal Dung Anaero Taerigi

Why is hand under Elbow

To Act as a Guard

Outer Forearm Middle Inward Block

Bakat Palmok Kaunde Anaero Makgi

Back Fist High Side Strike

Dung Joomuk Nopunde Yop Taerigi

U Shape Block

Mondungi Makgi

What have Yul Gok and Toi Gye in common

Both have jump Moves

What other Martial art has influenced TKD


Why do we Learn meanings of Patterns

To Gain inspiration

What is Taek Kyon

The earliest form of Tae Kwon Do

Why should  you be awarded your Black Belt

For instance,

You would like to help others

Upward Punch

Ollyo Jirugi

Obverse Punch

Baro Jirugi

Knife Hand Downward Strike

Sonkal Naeryo Taerigi

Side Elbow Thrust

Yop Palkup Tulgi

Realease Move

Jap Yasol Tae

Side Piercing Kick

Yop Cha Jirugi

Knife Hand Inward Strike

Sonkal Anaero Taerigi

Knee Kick

Moorup Chagi

Downward Kick

Naeryo Chagi

Crescent Kick

Bandal Chgi

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Red signifies Danger, Cautioning the student to exercise control and warning the opponent to beware

Black is the opposite of White, Signifying maturity and Proficiency in Tae Kwon-Do.

Also indicates the warers imperviousness to darkness and fear



Choonge-Moo was the name given to the Yi Dynasty Admiral Yi Sun-Sin.

In AD 1592, he was reputed to have invented the world’s first Armoured battleship (Kobukson)

It is said to be the precursor of today’s submarine. The reason the Pattern ends with a Left Hand attack is to symbolize his regrettable death, having no chance to show his unrestrained potentiality checked by the forced reservation of his loyalty to the king