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Blue signifies the heaven towards which the plant matures into a towering tree as training in Tae Kwon-Do progresses

Korean Terminology

General Terms
Forging Post > Dollyon Joo
One Step Sparring > Ilbo Matsoki

Arc Hand > Bandal Son
Back Kick > Dwit Chagi
Front Elbow Strike > Ap Palkup Taerigi
Pressing Kick > Noollo Chagi
Reverse Turning Hooking Kick > Bandae Dollyo Goro Chagi
Side Elbow Strike > Yop Palkup Taerigi
Side Fist Side Strike > Yop Joomuk Yop Taerigi
Side Thrust Kick > Yop Cha Tulgi
Turning Punch > Dollyo Jirugi
Twin Upset Punch > Sang Dwijibo Jirugi
Upper Elbow Strike > Wi Palkup Taeregi

Parts of the Body
Side Sole > Yop Bal Badak

Closed Ready Stance ‘B’ > Moa Junbi Sogi ‘B’
Low Stance > Nachuo Sogi
Rear Foot Stance > Dwit Bal Sogi

Downward Block > Naeryo Makgi
Downward Kick > Naeryo Chagi
Inward Knifehand Strike > Anearo Sonkal Taerigi
Pressing Block > Noollo  Makgi
Scooping Block > Duro Makgi
Twin Knifehand Block > Sang Sonkal Makgi
X Block > Kyocha Makgi



32 Movements

Joong-Gun is named after the patriot Ahn Joong-Gun who assassinated Hiro-Bumi Ito, the first Japanese governor-general of Korea, known as the man who played the leading part in the Korea-Japan merger. There are 32 movements in this pattern to represent Mr. Ahn’s age when he was executed in a Lui-Shung prison (1910)