Martial Arts Patterns: Joong-Gun

By | October 28th, 2015|Health & Nutrition, Martial Arts, Workouts|

Joong-Gun (or Choong-Gun) is an ITF-style teul (form) named after the patriot Ahn Choong-Gun. The 32 movements in this pattern represent Ahn's age when he was killed at Lui Shung prison in the year 1910. Joong-Gun is a blue belt pattern [...]

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Martial Arts Pattern: Won-Hyo

By | October 14th, 2015|Health & Nutrition, Martial Arts, Workouts|

Won-Hyo is an ITF pattern with 28 movements diagrammed as a capital I. It is named after the noted monk Won-Hyo who introduced Buddisim to the Silla Dynasty in the year 686 C.E. Won-Hyo is first pattern required while progression [...]

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Martial Arts Patterns: Do-San

By | October 7th, 2015|Health & Nutrition, Martial Arts, Workouts|

Do-san is the second pattern on the road to green belt in our style, Jinhwa Jeonsa Do. The patterns originate from ITF Taekwondo. You will need to know  this pattern for your 3rd green stripe. Ahn Chang-Ho (November 9, 1878 - [...]

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Martial Arts Patterns: Dan-gun

By | September 30th, 2015|Health & Nutrition, Martial Arts, Workouts|

  Dan-gun is the second pattern that students learn on their road to their green belt. Students learn that the pattern represents "the holy legendary founder of Korea in the year 2333 BC." Unusually for a pattern, all the punches in Dan Gun [...]

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