ITF Taekwondo

Adults and Teen

Learn the Art of Korean Kicking and Punching. This class incorporates blocking, striking, forms, kicking, self defense, non-contact sparring and more. All levels welcome!

Sensei Cheryl is a 4th Degree Black Belt in ITF Taekwondo with over 17 years experience. She is a world record holder for most boards ever broken by a female. (6 – 1″ boards with no spacers with side kick).

Cheryl is patient and encouraging with all her students. She is great at breaking things down so even the most unexperienced martial artist can grasp the concept and do challenging techniques.

First time students should come dressed in workout pants and a t-shirt. Class is done barefoot on matted floors.


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*Note: Some techniques may have slightly changed so please follow the instructors most recent teachings.


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1. Chon-Ji
19 moves – “Heaven and Earth”, the beginning. Hence, the first form you learn when you begin your training.

2. Dan-Gun
21 moves – Legendary founder of Korea.

3. Do-San
24 moves – Great Korean patriot and educator, Anh Chang-Ho (1876 – 1938).

4. Won-Hyo
28 moves – Monk who introduced Buddhism to the Silla dynasty.

5. Yul-Gok
38 moves – “Confucius of Korea”. Yul-Kok was a great philosopher and scholar. The 38 movements of this hyung denotes the 38th degree latitude of his birthplace and the diagram means “scholar”.

6. Joon-Gun
32 moves – Korean patriot who assasinated the 1st Japanese Gov. of Korea. The 32 movements represent the age when An Chung-Gun was killed in prison.

7. Toi-Gye
37 moves – Scholar and authority on Neo-Confucianism.

8. Hwa-Rang
29 moves – A youth group who strived for the unification of the three Kingdoms of Korea.

9. Choong-Moo
30 moves – Invented the first armor-plated battleship. The left-hand technique that ends this hyung symbolizes Chung-Mu’s death in battle before he could pledge his loyalty to the king.

10. Kwang-Gae
39 moves – 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.

11. Po-Eun
36 moves – PO-EUN 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 know 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.

12. Gae-Bek
44 moves – Great general in the Baek Je Dynasty (660 AD). The diagram represents his severe and strict military discipline.

13. Eu-Am
45 moves – Leader of the Korean independence movement on March 1, 1919. The 45 movements refer to his age when he changed the name of Dong Hak (Oriental culture) to Chondo Kyo (Heavenly way religion) in 1905. The diagram represents his Indomitable Spirit, displayed while dedicating himself to the prosperity of his nation.

14. Choon-Jang
52 moves – General who lived during the Lee Dynasty, 14th century. This pattern ends with a left-hand attack to symbolize the tragedy of his death at 27 in prison before he was able to reach full maturity.

15. Juche
45 moves – The philosophical idea that man is the master of everything and his own destiny. It is said that this idea was rooted in Baekdu Mountain which symbolizes the spirit of the Korean people. The diagram represents Baekdu mountain.

The original Chang-hon pattern set had 20 patterns, but General Choi Hong Hidropped Ko-Dang and added Eui-Am, Moon-Moo, Juche, So-San, and Yon-Gae. Some organizations still use Ko-Dang.
39 moves – Ko-Dang is the pseudonym of the patriot Cho Man Sik who dedicated his life to the independence movement and education of his people. The 39 movements signify his times of imprisonment and his birthplace on the 39th parallel.

16. Sam-Il
Sam-IL – 33 moves – Independence movement of Korea which began in 1919. The 33 movements in the pattern stand for the 33 patriots who planned the movement.

17. Yoo-Sin
68 moves – General during the Silla Dynasty. The 68 movements refer to the last two figures of 668 A.D., the year Korea was united. The ready posture signifies a sword drawn on the right rather than left side, symbolizing Yoo Sin’s mistake of following his Kings’ orders to fight with foreign forces against his own nation.

18. Choi-Young
46 moves – General of the armed forces during the 14th century Koryo Dynasty. Choi Yong was greatly respected for his loyalty, patriotism, and humility. He was executed by his subordinate commanders headed by general Yi Sung Gae, who later became the first King of the Lee Dynasty.

19. Yon-Gae
49 moves – General. The 49 movements refer to the last two figures of 649 A.D., the year he forced the Tang Dynasty to quit Korea after destroying nearly 300,000 of their troops at Ansi Sung.

20. UL-Ji
42 moves – Defended Korea against a Tang’s invasion force of nearly one million soldiers. The 42 movements represent the author’s age when he designed the pattern.

21. Moon-Moo
61 moves – 30th King of the Silla Dynasty. The 61 movements in this pattern symbolize the last two figures of 661 A.D. when Moon Moo came to the throne.

22. So-San – 72 moves – Monk who organized an army of monk soldiers who fought the Japanese pirates who overran most of the Korean peninsula in 1592.

23. Se-Jong – 24 moves – King who invented the Korean alphabet in 1443, and was also a noted meteorologist. 24 movements refer to the 24 letters of the Korean alphabet.

24. Tong-Il – 56 moves – Denotes the unification of Korea which has been divided since 1945. The diagram symbolizes the homogenous race.