26 MovementsLake: The second form represents the treasures and mysteries of the lake. This form should be performed with ease and fluidity. This is an uplifting, serene and gentle form that should be performed forcefully but not aggressively. This form represents an awareness of your limitations and your ability to overcome or live within them.
22 MovementsFire: The third palgwe form represents the energy of fire or the sun. This form should be performed with warmth and enthusiasm. This form represents the characteristics of fire such as variety and passion. The movements should be executed with quick, rhythmic, unpredictable pace and styling.
28 movementsThunder: The fourth form represents thunder (noise without substance) which is a powerful natural source that comes from the sky and is absorbed by the earth. This form should be performed with bravery and courage. This form contains movements that display calm composure and strong balance such as blocks in combination with strikes and front kicks that require you to use force but immediately recover into a back stance, the way a passing thunderstorm nourishes the earth.
37 movementsWind: The fifth palgwe form represents wind (substance without noise) which is a gentle force that can change directions and become destructive without warning. This form should be performed with movements that change from gentle to violent. The movements of this form are yielding yet penetrating, soothing yet destructive, invisible yet manifest. This form represents a humble state of mind which balances the contrasting elements of the wind, gentleness and power.
29 MovementsWater: The sixth form represents the liquidity and formlessness of water. Water flows around and absorbs things. It never loses its form. This teaches us that hardships and difficulties can be overcome by maintaining the natural flow, movement and integrity of water. This set of movements should be performed as though every action is exactly what is called for to overcome a situation at a particular moment in time.
29 MovementsMountain: The seventh form symbolizes the immovable mountain. This form is characterized by stability in which moving and stopping occur at the appropriate times and for the appropriate reasons. This pattern reflects the need to combine movement and non-movement in response to an attack. The stability of a mountain comes from structural soundness and a form that is noble and majestic.
36 MovementsEarth: The eighth palgwe form represents the earth from which all all things are born, mature and die. It represents the end of the beginning as the platform from which the next level of growth can take place. It is the end of the cycle that begins the new cycle of forms. It is from here that everything grows.
30 MovementsKoryo is the name of an ancient dynasty in the Korean peninsula. The English name of "Korea" originated from the name of this "Koryo" dynasty with which was famed for the valiant spirit of its people which tey defeated the Mongolian aggression. The Koryo Dynasty lasted from 935 to 1392 AD and was the first dynasty to unify all of the Korean peninsula. Koryo Poomsae is based on spirit of / sonbae(Sonbi) which was inherited from Koruryo to Balhae and to Koryo. Songae means strong martial art and honest spirit of scholars.
19 Movementsmeans literally "Heaven and Earth", and is in the Orient, interpretted as the creation of the world and the beginning of human history. Therefore, it is the initial pattern learned by the beginner. The pattern consists of two parts - one part to represent heaven, the other the earth.
38 Movementsis the pseudonym if the great philosopher Yi I (1536-1584) nicknamed the "Confucious of Korea". The 38 movements of this pattern represent his birthplace on the 38th parallel and the diagram represents scholar.
32 Movementsis named after the patriot An-Chung Gun who assisinated Hiro Bumi Ito, the first Japanese governor-general of Korea, known as the man who played the leading part in the Korea-Japan merger. The thirty-two movements in this pattern represent Mr. An's age when he was executed in Lui-Shung prison in 1910.
37 Movementsis the pen name of the noted scholar Yi Hwang (16th Century) an authority on Neo-Confucianism. The 37 movements of this pattern represent his birthplace on the 37th parallel and the diagram means scholar.
29 Movementsis named after the Hwarangdo youth group which originated in the Silla Dynasty around 620 A.D. This group eventually became the driving force in the unification of the three kingdoms of Korea (Silla, Kogoryu, and Baek Je).
30 MovementsChung-Mu is the name given to the great Admiral Yi Sun Sin of the Yi Dynasty. He was reputed to have invented the first armored battleship (kobukson) which was the precursor of the present day submarine in 1592 A.D. The reason this pattern finishes with a left hand attack is to symbolize his regrettable death, having no chance to show his loyalty to the king.
Know this for test question: Your birthday, tae kwon do birthday(start day), the year tae kwon do started (April 11,1955), parents' birthdays and instructor's birthday.
1. When you ki-hap you should say "Yaaa."
2. The ki-hap changes over time. When you are white be,t it comes from the upper airway and will be more high pitched; yellow belt, lower; etc.; green belt from middle chest; blue upper abdomen and by the time you are brown belt,it should come from the area around your belt.
Rules for sparring with a lower belt:
When sparring with a yellow belt, the yellow belt should do 95% of the offensive movements. The senior belt should offer suggestions, eg "Try this."
If the two students are close in rank, eg blue and green belt, the green belt will do about 60% of the offensive movements and the blue belt 40%
Black belt test fees: make checks out to Jung's Black Belt Association
White Belt Three-Step Sparring
Yellow Belt One-Step Sparring
Orange Belt One-Step Sparring
Green Belt One-Step Sparring
GM Jung has asked for the following rules for testing:
1.Testing for brown belt and above must be done at the main school during the regular testing time. The only exceptions are for family emergencies and special family events.
2.Testing for other belt levels should also be done at the main school during the regular testing. If a student has an approved reason for not attending regular testing, eg a medical reason, family emergency, or a special family event, the student may attend a make up test with the preferred site to be the main school. This should not include students who just want to attend other events, eg sporting events, dances, etc. For those students testing should be delayed to the next regular test time.
3.The home school may be the preferred test site for tiny tigers, but those students may also be included in regular testing.
4.If a branch school has a pre-existing agreement with GM Jung, that agreement will continue.
Price list for uniforms (Doboks) and patches.
1. Student uniforms $35.00
2. Top with Black trim medium weight $50.00
3. Black Belt uniform with black trim on top and bottom medium weight $70.00
4. Black Belt uniform with Black trim on top and bottom heavy weight $82.00