Blue Belt



(Children and Adults)


Signifies the Heaven, towards which the plant matures into a towering tree as training in Tae Kwon Do progresses.

Pattern or Poomse:

CHOONG-GUN (32 movements) is names after the Korean patriot AN JOONG-GUN who assassinated Hiro-Bumi Ito, the first Japanese governor-general of Korea, known as the man who played the leading role in the Korean-Japan merge.  There are 32 movements in this pattern to represent Mr. An’s age when he was executed at Lui-Shung prison (1910 A.D.).

Kicking Techniques:

  • Middle Side Kick-Hook Kick (head)
  • Hook Kick-Side Kick (head)
  • Jumping 180° degree Inside Crescent Kick
  • Jumping 180° degree Outside Crescent Kick
  • Combination of All Kicks

Combination of Punches and Blocks: Adults Only

    • Double Palm Pressing Block; Full facing with bottom hand slightly angled out inline with the shoulder and top hand at the soloar plexus.
    • Reverse Knife Han Outward Block; Hand is at mid-level and elbow at chest.
    • Upward Block (rear foot stance); 90% of weight on back leg and 10% on front, with lead heel elevated. Thumb placed on outside of block.
    • Twin High Knuckle Punch
    • Vertical Punch
    • Twin Fist Upset Punch; Elbows slightly pointed out and hands set up at floating ribs. No stomping motion when setting up for attack.
    • Upward Elbow Strike
    • High Rising X Block; Arms come up in a circular motion, with right hand placed on top.
    • U Shaped Block; Hands start with palms up at the belt level. Draw an imaginary vertical line between top and bottom hand.

Self Defence: Movements and Applications

  • Confirm with Sanbuhnim

Bag Work and Target Training

Free Sparring


  • Meaning of JOONG-GUN
  • How Many Movements in JOONG-GUN
  • Movements Application
  • Description of Techniques and Stances