ITF taekwondo patterns - your sixth pattern Joong Gun
Joong Gun is the sixth of your ITF taekwondo patterns.
You learn this form for your taekwondo blue belt.
On this page
- We tell you about the meaning and shape of the form.
- And you can learn the moves from taekwondo patterns videos by Jaroslaw Suska (5th Dan).
This pattern is named after the Ahn Joong-Gun. Ahn was so loyal to Korea that he killed Hiro-Bumi Ito (Korea's first Japanese governor-general).
There are 32 moves to represent Ahn's age when he was executed in a Lui-Shung prison in 1910.
This form includes a number of knife hand or open hand techniques.
There are also 3 slow motion or breathing moves. It's important to take your time here to breathe and let any tension leave your body.
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