New Century Taekwon-Do

YELLOW STRIPE 9th KUP


YELLOW SIGNIFIES - EARTH FROM WHICH THE PLANT SPROUTS AND TAKES ROOT AS THE TAEKWON-DO FOUNDATION IS BEING LAID

9TH KUP PATTERN - CHON-JI TUL 19 MOVEMENTS

Pattern Meaning:- CHON-JI MEANS LITERALLY THE HEAVEN & EARTH IT IS IN THE ORIENT INTERPRETED AS THE CREATION OF THE WORLD OR THE BEGINNING OF HUMAN HISTORY THEREFORE IT IS THE INITIAL PATTERN PLAYED BY THE BEGINNER THIS PATTERN CONSISTS OF TWO PARTS ONE TO REPRESENT THE HEAVEN THE OTHER THE EARTH.

CHON-JI HAS TWO STANCES AND TWO BLOCKS

STANCES ARE - GUNNUN SOGI & NIUNJA SOGI

BLOCKS ARE - BAKAT PALMOK NAJUNDE MAKGI & AN PALMOK KAUNDE MAKGI

STEP TURNING - OMGYO DIDIMYO DOLGI

A PATTERN CONSISTS OF - A COMBINATION OF FULL POWER TAEKWON-DO TECHNIQUES AGAINST AN IMAGINARY OPPONENT DESIGNED TO PRACTISE AND PERFECT TECHNIQUES SOME OF WHICH MIGHT OTHERWISE NOT BE USED.

THE NAME OF THE PATTER THE NUMBER OF MOVEMENTS OR THE DIAGRAMMATIC SYMBOL OF EACH PATTERN SYMBOLISES - EITHER HEROIC FIGURES IN KOREAN HISTORY OR INSTANCES RELATING TO HISTORICAL EVENTS.

PATTERN MEANINGS ALSO DEMONSTRATE - THE USE OF ONE OR MORE OF THE TENANTS TO GIVE US INSPIRATION TO FOLLOW.

SAJU JIRUGI IS NOT A PATTERN BECAUSE - IT DOES NOT HAVE A MEANING.