Meaning of the Black Belt

A bringing together of all the materials that have been learned so far


Character Word

1st Recommended Black Belt - Leadership

The ability to inspire others to follow your example.

Black Belt - Family

A group of people who want, as well as choose, to be together, embraced by a bond so powerful and strong that not even the slightest test of trials or troubles can breach it. 

 


Patterns

Sil Hyun

60 moves, right foot returns

Means Realization. Realization refers to the attainment of one’s goals. Upon reaching these achievements, new privileges are merited as new goals are recognized. This process perpetuates itself as the previous results offer new challenges and new responsibilities. This positive growth cycle not only improves oneself, but also the immediate world around you. This concept of "constant and never-ending improvement" is the ultimate purpose of Choong Sil Kwan.

1st Recommended Black Belt - Kwang Gae

39 moves, left foot returns

Kwang-Gae is named after the famous Kwang-Gae Toh-Wang, the 19th king of the Ko-Ku-Ryo Dynasty, who regained all the lost territories including the greater part of Manchuria.  The (+) diagram represents the expansion and recovery of lost territory.  The 39 movements refer to the first two figures of 391 A.D., the year he came to the throne.

1st Decided Black Belt

Po Eun

36 moves, left foot returns

Is the pseudonym of a loyal subject Chong Mong-Chu (1400), who was a famous poet and whose poem "I would not serve a second master though I might be crucified a hundred times" is known to every Korean. He was also a pioneer in the field of physics. The diagram represents his unerring loyalty to the king and country towards the end of the Koryo Dynasty.

Ge Baek

44 moves, right foot returns

Is named after Ge Baek, a great general in the Baek Je Cynasty (660 AD). The diagram represents his severe and strict military discipline.