Kata/Patterns

25. Tong Il

Instructional video on performing Tong Il

<p>How to perform the Taekwondo ITF Kata: Tong Il</p>

24. Se Jong

Instructional video on performing Se Jong

How to perform the Taekwondo ITF Kata: Se Jong

23. So San

Instructional video on performing So San

How to perform the Taekwondo ITF Kata: So San

22. Moon-Moo

Instructional video on performing Moon-Moo

How to perform the Taekwondo ITF Kata: Moon-Moo

21. UL JI

Instructional video on performing ULJI

<p>How to perform the Taekwondo ITF Kata: ULJI</p>

20. Yon Gae

Instructional video on performing Yon Gae

How to perform the Taekwondo ITF Kata: Yon Gae

19. Choi Yong

Instructional video on performing Choi Yong

<p>How to perform the Taekwondo ITF Kata: Choi Yong</p>
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Choi YongMovements - 46
Ready Posture - CLOSED READY STANCE C

18. Yoo Sin

Instructional video on performing Yoo Sin

<p>How to perform the Taekwondo ITF Kata: Yoo Sin</p>

17. Sam Il

Instructional video on performing Sam Il

How to perform the Taekwondo ITF Kata: Sam Il

16. Ko Dang

Instructional video on performing Ko Dang

How to perform the Taekwondo ITF Kata: Ko Dang

15. Juche

Instructional video on performing Juche

<p>How to perform the Taekwondo ITF Kata: Juche</p>

14. Choong Jang

Instructional video on performing Choong-Jang

How to perform the Taekwondo ITF Kata: Choong-Jang

13. Eui Am

Instructional video on performing Eui Am

How to perform the Taekwondo ITF Kata: Eui Am

12. Ge Baek

Instructional video on performing Ge Baek

How to perform the Taekwondo ITF Kata: Ge Baek

11. Po Eun

Instructional video on performing Po Eun

How to perform the Taekwondo ITF Kata: Po Eun

10. Kwang Gae

Instructional video on performing Kwang Gae

<p>How to perform the Taekwondo ITF Kata: Kwang Gae</p>

09. Choong Moo

Instructional video on performing Choong Moo

Movements - 30
Ready Posture - PARALLEL READY STANCE

 

08. Hwa Rang

Hwa Rang Instructional Video

Hwa Rang, the 8th Pattern of ITF Taekwondo is named after the Hwa Rang youth group. This originated in the Silla Dynasty in the early 7th century. The 29 movements refer to the 29th Infantry Division, where Taekwon-Do developed into maturity.

 

07. Toi Gye

Toi Gye Instructional video

Toi Gye is the pen name of the noted scholar Yi Hwang (16th century), an authority on neo Confucianism. The 37 movements of the pattern refer to his birthplace on 37 latitude.

 

Toi Gye Instructions

Toi Gye1. Move the left foot to B forming a right L-stance toward B while executing a middle block to B with the left inner forearm.

06. Joong Gun

Joong Gun Instructional Video

Joong Gun is named after the patriot Ahn Joong Gun who assassinated Hiro-Bumi Ito, the first Japanese governor-general of Korea, known as the man who played the leading part in the Korea-Japan merger. There are 32 movements in this pattern which represent Mr. Ahn's age when he was executed in a Lui-Shung prison (1910).

 

05. Yul Gok

Yul Gok Instructional video

Yul Gok is the pseudonym of a great philosopher and scholar Yi l (1536-1584) nicknamed the "Confucius of Korea" The 38 movements of this pattern refer to his birthplace on 38 latitude and the diagram represents "scholar"

Yul Gok Instructions

1. Move the left foot to B forming a sitting stance toward D while extending the left fist to D horizontally.

04. Won Hyo

Won Hyo Instruction Video

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

 

Won Hyo Instructions

Won Hyo1. Move the left foot to B forming a right L-stance toward B while executing a twin forearm block.

03. Do San

Do San Instructional Video

Do San is the pseudonym of the patriot Ahn Chang-Ho (1876-1938) The 24 movements of Do San represent his entire life which he devoted to furthering the education of Korea and its independence movement.

 

Do San Instructions

Do San1. Move the left foot to B, forming a left walking stance toward B while executing a high side block to B with the left outer forearm.

02. Dan Gun

Dan Gun Instructional Video

Dan Gun is the second pattern or tul in the ITF form of the Korean martial art taekwondo . Students learn that the tul represents "the holy legendary founder of Korea in the year 2333 BC." Very unusually for a ITF Taekwondo tul, all the punches in Dan Gun are high section (at eye level), symbolising Dan Gun scaling a mountain.  Dan Gunas the legendary founder of the first Korean kingdom (Gojoseon). He is said to be the grandson of heaven, and to have founded the kingdom in 2333 BC.

Please also see ITF Taekwondo

Dan Gun Instructions

 

01. Chon Ji

Chon Ji Instructional Video

Chon Ji Instructional Video from a 5th Dan. Chon-Ji is the hyung (pattern) required for advancement from 10th Gup White Belt to 9th Gup White Belt with Yellow Stripe. It literally translates in English to 'Heavan and Earth'.

 

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