Taekwon-Do Patterns

Patterns are various fundamental movements, most of which represent either attack or defence techniques, set to a fixed and logical sequence.
There are a total of twenty-four patterns in Taekwon-Do, they represent the twenty-four hours of the day. The name of the pattern, the number of movements, and the diagrammatic symbol of each pattern symbolises either heroic figures in Korean history or instances relating to historical events.                                                               For more information click here.

Patterns Instructions & Videos

Saju Jirugi


10th Kup White Belt

Ge-Baek Tul 


1st Degree Black Belt

Saju Makgi


10th Kup White Belt

Eui-Am Tul 


2nd Degree Black Belt

Chon-Ji Tul


9th Kup Yellow Tag

Choong-Jang Tul 


2nd Degree Black Belt

Dan-Gun Tul


8th Kup Yellow Belt

Juche Tul 


2nd Degree Black Belt

Do-San Tul


7th Kup Green Tag

Sam-Il Tul


3rd Degree Black Belt

Won-Hyo Tul


6th Kup Green Belt

Yoo-Sin Tul


3rd Degree Black Belt

Yul-Gok Tul


5th Kup Blue Tag

Choi-Yong Tul


3rd Degree Black Belt

Joong-Gun Tul


4th Kup Blue Belt

Yong-Ge Tul


4th Degree Black Belt

Toi-Gye Tul


3rd Kup Red Tag

Ul-Ji Tul


4th Degree Black Belt

Hwa-Rang Tul


2nd Kup Red Belt

Moon-Moo Tul


4th Degree Black Belt

Choong-Moo Tul


1st Kup Black Tag

So-San Tul


5th Degree Black Belt

Kwang-Gae Tul


1st Degree Black Belt

Se-Jong Tul


5th Degree Black Belt

Po-Eun Tul


1st Degree Black Belt

Tong-Il Tul


6th Degree Black Belt




Rules to be applied when performing patterns

  1. Patterns should begin and end at exactly the same spot. This will indicate the performers accuracy.
  2. Correct posture and facing must be maintained at all times.
  3. Muscles of the body should be either tensed or relaxed at the proper critical moments in the exercise.
  4. The exercise should be performed in a rhythmic movement with an absence of stiffness.
  5. Movement should be accelerated or decelerated according to instruction from your Instructor.
  6. Each pattern should be perfected before moving to the next.
  7. Students should know the purpose of each movement.
  8. Students should perform each movement with realism.
  9. Attack and defence techniques should be equally distributed among right and left hands and feet.

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