Red Belt - 2nd Kup

Pattern Definition


Hwa-Rang

Is named after the Hwa-Rang youth group which 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.

No. of movements – 29

Colour Definition


Black - Opposite of white, therefore signifying maturity and proficiency in Taekwon do. It also indicates the wearers imperviousness to darkness and fear.


New Terminology

Thrust

  • Side Elbow Thrust - Yop Palkup Tulgi

Block

  • High Side/Front Inner Forearm Block - Nopunde Yop/Ap An Palmok Makgi
  • Palm Pushing Block - Sonbadak Miro Makgi

Stance

  • Vertical Stance - Soo Jik Sogi

Strike

  • Downward Knifehand Strike - Naeryo Sonkal Taerigi

Punch

  • Upward Punch - Ollyo Jirugi

Kick

  • High Turning Kick - Nopunde Dollyo Chagi