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what does chon ji mean
chon ji means literally means the heaven the earth. In the orient it is interpreted as the creation of the world or the beginning of human history. therefore, it is the initial pattern played by the beginnier. theis patter consists of two similar parts; one represents heaven and the other represtents earth.
what is the meaning of the yellow belt?
yellow signifies the earth from which a plant sprouts and takes root as in the Taekwon-do foundation that is being laid.
what country did taekwon-do originate in?
who is the father of taekwon-do and what is his rank and title?
General Cho Honh-Ho, 9th dan black belt Grand Master.
what pattern does chon ji make and how many moves are there?
"plus" sign and there are 19 moves.
what is the literal translation of taekwon-do?
Tae- Jumping, flying, to kick or smash with the foot. Kwon-fist, to pucn or destroy with the hand or fist. Do- the art or the way. Taewkon do- the mental training and techniqyes of unarmed combat for self-defense as well as health. It involves the skilled applicaton of punches, kicks, blocks, and dodges with bare hands and feet for the rapid destruction of a moving opponent or oppontents.
what is the belt ranking system?
6 colors of belts white, yellow, green, blue, red, and black. Theya re divided into ten grade (gup)levels of color belts and nine degree (dan) levels of black belt. For the colored belts 10th gup low white belt is the lowest and 1st gup high red is the hightet. For the black belts 1st dan is the lowset and 9th dan is the highest.
what are the characteristics of a walking stance?
length: 1.5 shoulder width
Measured from: front tip of big toie to rear tip of big toe
width: 1 shoulder width
measured from center of instep to center of instep
weight distribution: 50%- 50%
availalbe facings: full, half, or reverse half
additional notes: the back knee is locked and the fron knee is bent so that the kneecap is over the heel of the front foot. the front foot points to the front and the back foot points to no more than 25% from the front. this stance is named after to front foot.
what are the chracteristics of an L stance?
Length: 1.5 shoulder width
Measured from? front, tip of big toe to rear foot sword.
width: 1 inch
measured from front inside heel to rear back heel.
weight distribution: 30% front- 70% back
additional notes: the back knee is bent so that the kneecap is over toes of the back foot and the front knee is bent proportionately. the rear hip is aligned with the inner knee joint o fthe rear knee. the front foot points 15% in from the front and the back foot points 15% in from the side. tis stance is named after the rear foot.