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ITF Patterns 3rd Dan 2018-03-06T03:12:07+00:00

ITF Patterns – 3rd Dan

SAM-IL (33 Movements)

SAM-IL denotes the historical date of the independence movement of Korea which began throughout the country on March 1, 1919. The 33 movements in the pattern stand for the 33 patriots who planned the movement.
Ready Posture – CLOSED READY STANCE C

YOO-SIN (68 Movements)

YOO-SIN is named after General Kim Yoo Sin, a commanding general during the Silla Dynasty. The 68 movements refer to the last two figures of 668 A.D., the year Korea was united. The ready posture signifies a sword drawn on the right rather than left side, symbolizing Yoo Sin’s mistake of following his Kings’ orders to fight with foreign forces against his own nation.
Ready Posture – WARRIOR READY STANCE B

CHOI-YONG (46 Movements)

CHOI-YONG is named after General Choi Yong, premier and commander in chief of the armed forces during the 14th century Koryo Dynasty. Choi Yong was greatly respected for his loyalty, patriotism, and humility. He was executed by his subordinate commanders headed by general Yi Sung Gae, who later became the first King of the Lee Dynasty.
Ready Posture – CLOSED READY STANCE C

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Sam Il

Yoo-Sin

Choi-Yong