British Tae Kwon Do

Kwang-Gae
Kwang-Gae is named after the famous Kwang-Gae-T'o-Wang, the 19th King of the Koguryo Dynasty, who regained all the lost territories including the greater part of Manchuria. The diagram represents the expansion and recovery of lost territory, and the 39 movements refer to the years of his reign.

Po-Eun
Po-Eun is the pseudonym of the loyal subject Chong Mong-Chu (1400 AD) 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 towards king and country towards the end of the Koryo Dynasty.

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

Your 1st Dan Grading

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At The Grading

Identify Yourself
Line work set by the grading examiners
3 Step or 2 step Sparring
1 Step Sparring
Free Sparring
Colour Belt Pattern — Students Choice
Colour Belt Pattern — Set by the Grading Examiner
Pattern — Kwang-Gae
Pattern — Po-Eun
Pattern — Gae-Baek
Destruction — Any Hand Technique including the elbow
Answer Questions

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