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Mission Statement:


We are an equal Cooperative of Independent Martial Arts schools that provides services to our member schools and their students.



•We certify rank advancement.

•We hold continuing education seminars, tournaments, high rank testings and certifications.

•We support individualism and creativity.

•We promote the growth of Taekwondo and other martial arts.



The following forms are accepted forms through

2nd Degree Decided Black Belt rank


  


KI-BON (KEY-BON)  / CHON-JI (CHUN GEE)


White Belt

Ki-Bon literally means "the Beginning". It is, in the

Orient, interpreted as the beginning of human history. Therefore it is the initial pattern done by the beginner.


DAN-GUN (DAN GOON) 

Dan-Gun is named after the holy Dan-Gun, the legendary founder of Korea in the year 2333 BC.


DO-SAN (DOE SAHN)

Do-San was the pseudonym of the patriot An Chang Ho (1876-1938) who devoted his life to furthering the education and independence of Korea.


WON-HYO (WAHN YO) 

Won-Hyo was the noted monk who introduced Buddhism to the Silla Dynasty of Korea in 686 AD.


YUL-GOK (YUL GOOK) 

Yul-Gok was the pseudonym of the great philosopher and scholar Yi I (1536-1584), nicknamed the "Confucius of Korea".  The number of moves is symbolic of his birthplace on the 38th latitude and the diagram represents Scholar.


JUNG-GEUN (JUNE GUNE) 

Jung-Geun is named after the patriot An Jung-Geun who assassinated Hiro-Bumi Ito, the first Japanese governor-general of Korea who played the leading part of

the annexation of Korea by Japan. The number of moves represents Mr. An's age when executed at Lui-Shung prison in 1910.


HWA-RANG (WAH RONG) 

Hwa-Rang was named after the Hwa-Rang youth group which originated in the Silla Dynasty in the early 7th century. This group eventually became the actual driving force for the unification of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. The number of moves refers to the 29th Infantry Division commanded by General Choi in 1953 where Tae Kwon-Do developed into maturity.


CHOONG-MOO (CHOONG MOO) 

Choong-Moo was named for the Korean Admiral Hi Sun Sin who was known for his honesty and incorruptibility.  He won all 23 of his naval battles.


GWANG-GAE (GWON GAY) 

Gwang-Gae is named after the famous Gwang Gae-To Tae-Hwang "Gwang Gae-To the Great"), the 19th King of the Koguryo Dynasty, who regained all the lost territories including the greater part of Manchuria. The diagram represents the expansion and recovery of lost territory.  The 39 movements refer to the first two figures of 391 A. D., the year he came to the throne.


PO-EUN (POE UNE) 

Po-Eun is the pseudonym of a loyal subject Chong Mong-Chu (1400) 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 also a

pioneer in the field of physics. The diagram represents his loyalty to his king and country towards the end of the Koryo Dynasty.


GYE-BAEK (GAY BECK) 

Gye-Baek is named after a great general in the Baek Je Dynasty (660 AD). The diagram represents his severe and strict military discipline.


CHOONG-JANG (CHOONG CHANG) 

Choong-Jang is the pseudonym given to General Kim Duk

Ryang who lived during the Yi Dynasty (14th century).

This pattern ends with a left-hand attack to symbolize the tragedy of his death at 27 in prison before he was able to reach full maturity.


YOO-SIN (YOU SHIN) 

Yoo-Sin is named after General Kim Yoo Sin, a commanding general during the Silla Dynasty. The 68 movements refer to the last two figures of 668 AD the year Korea was united. The ready posture signifies a sword drawn on the right rather than left side, symbolizing Yu Sin's mistake of following his Kings' orders to fight with foreign forces against his own nation.


The following forms are required at the national level for high rank testing for 3rd degree and above

UL-JI (OOL GEE) 

2nd Sr. Black Belt  testing for 3rd degree

Ul Ji is named after General Ul Ji Moon Dok who successfully defended Korea against a Tang invasion

force of nearly 1,000,000 soldiers led by Yang Je in 612 AD. General Ul Ji used hit and run tactics to destroy a large number of the opposing force. The 42 movements represent General Choi's age when he designed this pattern.


YON-GAE (YON GAY) 

3rd degree Black Belt testing for 3rd Decided

Yon Gae is named after General Yon Gae Somoon, a famous general during the Koguryo dynasty. The 49 movements refer to the last two figures of 649 AD, the

year he forced the Tang dynasty to leave Korea after destroying nearly 300,000 of their troops at Ansi Sung.


JU-CHE (CHEW CHAY) 

3rd Decided Black Belt testing for 3rd sr.

Juche is the philosophical idea that man is the master of everything and therefore decides and determines his destiny. It is said that this idea was rooted on the Baekdu Mountain that symbolizes the spirit of the Korean people. The diagram represents the Baekdu Mountain.


KO-DANG (KO-DANG) 

3rd Sr. Black Belt testing for 4th degree

Pseudonym of the patriot Cho Man Shik,

who dedicated his life to the Korean Independence Movement and to the education of his people.


CHOI-YONG (CHOY YOUNG) 

4th degree Black Belt testing for 4th sr.

Choi-Yong is named after General Choi Yong, premier and commander in chief of the armed forces during the 14th century Koryo Dynasty. Choi Yong was greatly respected for his loyalty, patriotism, and humility. He was executed by his subordinate commanders headed by General Yi Seong Gae, who later became the first king of the Yi Dynasty.


TONG-IL (TONG ILL) 

4th Sr. Black Belt testing for 5th

Tong-Il means "unity" or "unification" and denotes the resolution of the unification of Korea which has been divided since 1945. The diagram symbolizes the homogeneous race.


MOON-MU (MOON MOO) 

5th degree Black Belt testing for 6th

Moon-Mu honours the 30th King of the Silla Dynasty. His body was buried near Dae Wang Am (Great King's Rock). According to his will, his body was placed in the sea "where my soul shall forever defend my land against theJapanese." It is said that the Sok Gul Am (Stone cave) was built to guard his tomb. The Sok Gul Am is a fine example of the culture of the Silla Dynasty. The 61 movements in this pattern symbolize the last two figures of 661 A.D. when Mun Mu came to the throne.