Basics

TENETS OF TAEKWON-DO: 
  1. Courtesy (Ye Ui) 
  2. Integrity (Yom Chi)
  3. Perseverance (In Nae)
  4. Self-control (Guk Gi)
  5. Indomitable Spirit (Baekjul Boolgool)
  6. Community Service (Sewa Bong Sa)
  7. Love (Sa Rang)
 
THEORY OF POWER (Him ui wolli)
Reaction Force (bandong ryok)
Concentration  (jip joong)
Equilibrium    (kyun hyung)
Breath control (ho hup)
Speed  (sok do)

 
STUDENT OATH:
   I shall observe the tenets of Taekwon-do.
   I shall respect the instructors, juniors and seniors.
   I shall never misuse Taekwon-do.
   I shall be a champion of freedom and justice.
   I shall build a more peaceful world.


BELT COLORS and MEANINGS

White

 absence of color signifies innocence, lack of knowledge

Yellow

color of the earth, our beginning

Green

color of growing things, signifies increasing knowledge

Blue

color of the sky, which growing things are reaching toward

Red

signifies danger, knowledge without control

Black

all colors, signifies a well-rounded student


 

 

 

 

COUNTING
1 - Hana   6 - Yasut  11 - Yul Hana    16 - Yul Yasut    30 - Suin
2 - Dool   7 - Ikop     12 - Yul Dool   17 - Yul Ikop      40 - Maheun
3 - Set      8 - Yadul  13 - Yul Set     18 - Yul Yadul   50 - Shiun
4 - Net      9 - Ahop    14 - Yul Net    19 - Yul Ahop
5 - Tazah 10- Yul        15 - Yul Tazah  20 - Samul


RULES OF THE SCHOOL
         Respect all ranks.
         Know the Tenets.
         No profanity, yelling or horseplay.
         Report all injuries & ailments to the teacher prior to class.
         No unsupervised free sparring.
      

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Last update: 06/07/2016