Meaning of the Yellow Belt

The Energy of the Sun

The Sun gives its energy for new growth and life.


Character Word

1st Level Yellow - Courage

The state or quality of mind, or spirit, that enables one to face danger or fear with confidence.

2nd Level Yellow - Courtesy

Polite behavior towards others.


Patterns

Song Song

30 moves, left foot returns

Song Song means “Imagination.” In the initial stage of philosophical development, students must use their imagination to set goals beyond their current limitations and from this visualize their achievement in advance. This in turn strengthens their belief system to the point that specific goals are possible possible and obtainable.

1st Level Yellow - Dan Gun

21 moves, left foot returns

Dan Gun is named after the holy Dan-Gun, the legendary founder of Korea, in the year 2333 B.C.

2nd Level Yellow - Do San

24 moves, right foot returns

Do San is the pseudonym of the patriot Ahn Chang Ho (1876-1938).  The 24 movements represent his entire life, which he devoted to furthering the education of Korea and its independence movement.