Se-Jong is named after the greatest Korean King, Se-Jong, who invented the Korean alphabet in 1443 and was also a noted meteorologist. The 24 movements refer to the 24 letters of the Korean alphabet.
Sam-Il denotes the historical date of the independence movement of Korea which began throughout the country on March 1, 1919. The 33 movements in the pattern stand for the 33 patriots who planned the movement.
Yoo-Sin is named after General Kim Yoo Sin, commander general during the Silla Dynasty, who unified the three separate kingdoms of Korea. The 68 movements refer to the last two figures of 668 A.D. , the year Korea was united.
Ge-Baek Is named after Ge-Baek, a general in the Baek Je Dynasty (660 A.D.) The Diagram represents his severe and strict military discipline. 44 movements in this form.
Po-Eun Is the pseudonym of a loyal subject Chong Mong-Chu (1400 A.D.) who was a famous poet and whose poem “I would not serve a second master though I might be crucified a hundred times” is known to every Korean. He was a pioneer in the field of physics. The […]
Chon-Ji Meaning: Heaven and Earth or Beginning. 19 movements; 11 offensive, 8 defensive. Three Techniques: Low Block, Middle Punch and Side Block.
DAN–GUN: Legendary founder of Korea. Founded in 2333 BC 21 Movements
Do-San Meaning: Patriot Ahn who devoted his life to furthering the education of Korea and its independence movement. 24 movements.
Won-Hyo Meaning: The monk who introduced Buddhism to the Silla Dynasty in 686 A.D. 28 Movements
Il-Gok Meaning: The philosopher and scholar Yi I who was nicknamed Confucious of Korea. The 38 movements represent his birthplace on the 38th latitude of Korea.