Terminology

Tenets of Taekwondo

Courtesy

Integrity

Perseverance

Self-Control

Indomitable Spirit

Student Oath

I shall observe the tenets of Taekwondo.

I shall respect my instructors and seniors.

I shall never misuse Taekwondo.

I will be a champion for freedom and justice.

I will help build a more peaceful world.

Chang Hon Belt Pattern Names / Left or Right Foot Returns / Number of Movements

Chon-Ji – White, L19

Dan-Gun – Yellow, L21

Do-San – Yellow-Black, R24

Won-Hyo – Green, R28

Yul-Gok – Green-Black, L38

Joong-Gun – Blue, L32

Toi-Gye – Blue-Black, R37

Hwa-Rang – Red, R29

Choong-Moo – Red-Black, L30

Kwang-Gae – Black Recommended, L39

CTF Discipline Patterns (Meanings) / Movements

Song Song (Imagination) – R30

Yom Gom (Inspiration) – L40

Hyun Sil (Actualization) – L50

Sil Hyun (Realization) – R60

Elements of Power

  1. Stance
  2. Hips
  3. Reaction Force
  4. Focus
  5. Timing
  6. Geometric Design
  7. Range of Motion / Strength at Apex
  8. Relative Muscular Strength
  9. Acceleration
  10. Automatic Reflex
  11. Accuracy
  12. Attitude
  13. Breath Control

Belt Meanings

WHITE – Purity

YELLOW – Energy from the sun

GREEN – Growth of power

BLUE – Sky and the continued upward attainment

RED – Danger, the technician has power but has not yet learned control

BLACK – A bringing together of all the materials that have been learned thus far