Poomsae Patterns

Poomsae patterns demonstrated by Laura Sweeney (4th Dan) of Titan Taekwondo.

Taegeuk Il Jang:

Taegeuk Il Jang represents Keon ‘Heaven’:  the creation of the universe and the beginning.  This pattern is performed for 7th Kup Green Tags.

Taegeuk Ee Jang:

Taegeuk Ee Jany represents Tae ‘Joyfulness’:  inner strength hidden in a peaceful exterior.  This pattern is performed for 6th Kup Green Belt.

Taegeuk Sam Jang:

Taegeuk Sam Jang represents Ri ‘Fire/Sun’:  passionate energy in the pursuit of learning.  This pattern is performed for 5th Kup Blue Tags.

Taegeuk Sah Jang

Taegeuk Sah Jang represents Jin ‘Thunder’: courage and grace under pressure. This pattern is performed for 4th Kup Blue Belt.

Taegeuk Oh Jang

Taegeuk Oh Jang represent Seon ‘Wind’: Wind can be gentle and soothing or ferocious and destructive. This pattern is performed for 3rd Kup Red Tags.

Taegeuk Ryuk Jang

Taegeuk Ryuk Jang represents Kan ‘Water’: a gentle stream that over time can carve hole in mountains. This pattern is performed for 2nd Kup Red Belt.

Taegeuk Chil Jang

Taegeuk Chil Jang represents Kan ‘Mountain’: a dominant force – ponderous majestic and wise. This pattern is performed for 1st Kup Black Tags.

Taegeuk Pal Jang

Taegeuk Pal Jang represents Kon ‘Earth’: the completion of the universe, the end of the cycle and the beginning of the new one. This pattern is performed for 1st Dan/Poom Black Belts.