Taekwondo Patterns

24 ITF Taekwondo patterns along with their details:

  Pattern Moves  Meaning
1 Chon-Ji 19 Represents the creation of the world or the beginning of human history.
2 Dan-Gun 21 Named after the legendary founder of Korea in 2,333 B.C.
3 Do-San 24 Honors patriot Ahn Chang-Ho, who devoted his life to Korean education and independence.
4 Won-Hyo 28 Named after the monk who introduced Buddhism to the Silla Dynasty in 686 A.D.
5 Yul-Gok 38 Honors philosopher and scholar Yil (1536-1584), known as the “Confucius of Korea.”
6 Joong-Gun 32 Named after patriot Ahn Joong-Gun, who assassinated the first Japanese governor of Korea.
7 Toi-Gye 37 The pen name of scholar Yi Hwang (16th century), an authority on neo-Confucianism.
8 Hwa-Rang 29 Named after the Hwa-Rang youth group from the Silla Dynasty.
9 Choong-Moo 30 Honors Admiral Yi Sun-Sin, a naval hero who defended Korea against Japanese invasions.
10 Kwang-Gae 39 Named after the Goguryeo king who expanded Korean territory.
11 Po-Eun 36 Honors poet Chong Mong-Chu, who advocated for Korean independence.
12 Ge-Baek 44 Named after General Ge-Baek, who fought against the Tang Dynasty.
13 Eui-Am 45 Represents the pseudonym of Son Byong-Hi, a Korean independence activist.
14 Choong-Jang 52 Named after the 7th-century Buddhist monk Choong-Jang.
15 Juche 45 Signifies self-reliance and independence.
16 Sam-Il 33 Commemorates the Sam-Il Movement for Korean independence.
17 Yoo-Sin 68 Honors General Kim Yoo-Sin, a Silla Dynasty military leader.
18 Choi-Yong 46 Named after General Choi Yong, who defended Korea against Mongol invasions.
19 Yon-Gae 49 Honors General Yon-Gae Somoon, a Goguryeo military leader.
20 Ul-Ji 42 Named after General Ul-Ji Moon-Dok, who repelled an invasion by Sui Dynasty China.
21 Moon-Moo 61 Honors King Munmu of Silla, who unified the Three Kingdoms.
22 So-San 72 Named after the famous Buddhist monk Jinul (So-San).
23 Se-Jong 24 Honors King Se-Jong the Great, who created the Korean script Hangul.
24 Tong-Il 56 Represents the unification of North and South Korea.