Chon-Ji- 19 movements
Literally, Chon-Ji means “heaven and earth” and refers to the creation of the world or the beginning of human history, and thus is the initial pattern learned by the beginner.

Dan-Gun- 21 movements
Dan-Gun is named after the holy Dangun, the legendary founder of Korea in 2333 BC

Do-san- 24 movements
Do-San is a pseudonym of the patriot Ahn Chang-ho. The 24 movements represent his entire life, which he devoted to furthering education in Korea and the Korean independence movement

28 movements
This pattern is named after the noted monk Wonhyo who introduced Buddhism to the Silla Dynasty in the year 686 AD.

38 movements
Yul-Gok is a pseudonym of a great philosopher and scholar Yi I nicknamed the “Confucius of Korea”. The 38 movements of this pattern refer to his birthplace on 38-degree latitude and the diagram of the pattern represents scholar.

32 movements
Joong-Gun is named after the patriot Ahn Joong-Gun who assassinated Hirobumi, the first Japanese governor-general of Korea, known as the man who played the leading part in the Korea-Japan merger. There are 32 movements in this pattern to represent Mr Ahn’s age when he was executed at Lui-Shung Prison in 1910.

37 movements
Toi-Gye is the pen name of the noted scholar Yi Hwang (16 century AD), an authority on neo-Confucianism. The 37 movements of the pattern refer to his birthplace on 37-degree latitude, the diagram represents “scholar”

29 movements
Hwa-Rang is named after the Hwarang youth group which originated in the Silla Dynasty in the early 7th century.The 29 movements refer to the 29th infantry division where taekwon-do developed into maturity.