The Interpretations of Patterns (Tuls) in Taekwon-Do

THE INTERPRETATIONS OF PATTERNS (TULS) IN TAEKWON-DO “The name of the pattern, the number of movements, and the diagrammatic symbol of each pattern symbolizes either heroic figures in Korean history or instances relating to historical events.” – Gen. Choi Hong Hi (Vol.8, p.15) 1. CHON-JI The term “Chon-Ji” literally means “the Heaven the Earth”. It […]

Patterns (Tul) in Taekwon-Do: An Introduction

PATTERNS (Tul) IN TAEKWON-DO: AN INTRODUCTION “Patterns are various fundamental movements, most of which represent either attack or defense tehniques, set to a fixed and logical sequence.” – Gen. Choi Hong Hi (Vol.9, p.13) Important points for performing patterns 1. A pattern should start and end at exactly the same spot. This indicates the accuracy […]