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                       Meaning of Poomsae

Taekeuk Chil Jang - Symbolizes Mountain
A mountain is stable and cannot be moved. This form teaches us to move only when it is necessary to move, and then move rapidly when called on to do so, then stop suddenly and solidly, standing like a rock. It teaches commitment to knowledge and to truth, for one must not waver.


Number of Moves: 25
Number of Different Stances: 7 
Breakdown: 6 Forward Stances, 2 Back Stances, 2 Regular Stances, 8 Tiger Stances, 2 Cat Stances, 4 Side Stances, 1 Regular Feet Together