The spirit had been inherited through the ages of Koguryo, Pahae and down to Koryo, which is the background of organizing the Koryo poomsae. The line of the poomsae represents the Chinese letter which means "seonbae" or "seonbi," a learned man or a man of virtue in the Korean language. The poomsae line symbolizes the Chinese letter for mountain. The movements should be powerful, well-balanced and dignified.
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The poomsae line symbolizes the Chinese letter for mountain. The movements should be powerful, well-balanced and dignified. Pyongwan Fourth Dan It means a plain which is a vast, stretched-out land. The source of life for all creatures and the fields where human beings live their lives.
Sip Jin Fifth Dan Was derived from the concept of 10 longevity which states that there are 10 creatures of long life: sun, moon, mountain, water, stone, pine tree, herb of eternal youth, tortoise, deer and crane. There are 2 heavenly bodies, 3 natural objects, 2 plants, and 3 animals, all giving to human beings faith, hope and love. The Chinese letter meaning ten is the form of the poomsae line, which signifies an infinite numbering of the decimal system and ceaseless development.
Jitae Sixth Dan Means a man with both feet on the ground who is looking at the sky. A man on the earth represents the ways of struggling for human life, such as kicking, walking and jumping on the ground. The poomsae line signifies a man standing on the earth to spring up toward the heavens.
World Taekwondo (WT) Black Belt Forms
However, the World Taekwondo WT believes that because the leg is the longest and strongest limb a martial artist has, kicks thus have the greatest potential to execute powerful strikes without successful retaliation. A poomse, or form, is a detailed pattern of defense-and-attack motions and techniques used in traditional martial arts. Poomse is useful in developing proper kinetics, mental and physical fortitude. The forms have a higher degree of difficulty in taekwondo techniques. The general rule is that a black belt may advance from one rank to the next only after the number of years equivalent to the current rank.
Black Belt Forms
Black Belt Poomse