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Meaning of Red Belt. 

Red belt signifies danger, cautioning the student to exercise control and warning the opponent to stay away.


Meaning of Pattern Hwa Rang 29 Movements. 

Hwa Rang is the name given to an army of young warriors from the Silla Dynasty of Korea. They were first mentioned in AD 600,and over the years they gradually became a significant force in the unification of Korea’s three Kingdoms Hwa Rang means “Flowering Youth”, and comprises of 29 movements which refer to the 29th Infantry Division where Tae Kwon-Do developed.


What is Korean for One Step Sparring? 

Iibo Matsoki.          (You need to do 8 different techniques blocks & strikes of your choice). 

What is the difference between a Strike and a Thrust?  

A Strike is designed to smash or destroy the target area and can impact from any angle to either soft or hard targets. 

A Thrust is designed to penetrate the target area and only drives straight towards the soft areas of the body. 

Which Patterns Have a Release Move In Them?  

Do San, Joon Gun & Hwa Rang. 

Korean Terminology. 

Closed Ready Stance C              Moa Chunbi Sogi C. 

Outer Forearm Low Block          Bakat Palmok Najunde Makgi. 

Upward Punch                              Ollyo Jirugi. 

Downward Kick                            Naeryo Chagi. 

Crescent Kick                                Bandal Chagi. 

Hooking Kick                                 Golcho Chagi. 

Reverse Turning Kick                   Bandae Dollyo Chagi. 

Flying Side Kick                             Twinyo Yop Chagi. 

Reverse Hook Kick                        Bandae Dollyo Goro Chagi. 

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