This is the belt that is given to all beginners that decide to start their Tae Kwon-Do journey.
The white belt signifies innocence, it represents the starting student who has no previous knowledge of taekwondo. The tenets of Tae Kwon-Do should serve as a guide for all serious students, and are as follows: Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance, Self Control and Indomitable Spirit.
The founder of Tae Kwon-Do was General Choi Hong Hi, 9th Degree, Grand Master (1918-2002)
At this level there are two patterns that need to be learned, Saju Jirugi and Saju Makgi.
- Attention Stance (Chariyout Sogi)
- Parallel Stance (Narani Sogi)
- Sitting Stance (Annun Sogi)
- Walking Stance (Gunnun Sogi)
- Outer Forearm (Bakat Palmok)
- Inner Forearm (An Palmok)
- Forefist (Ap Joomuk)
- Knifehand (Sonkal)
- Low (Najunde)
- Middle (Kaunde)
- High (Nopunde)
Contact me today, in Broxburn, West Lothian, to sign up to my martial arts academy.