This Pin was discovered by manjunath. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest. Poomse Keumgang Keumgang, meaning diamond, is symbolized Tae Kwon Do Black Belt Poomsae (Taekwondo Poomsae series Book 3).

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May 14, 6. The nature of water, characterized by unbreakability and flexibility, is the basis for this poomse. Han Soo symbolizes the birth of a life, growth, strength, weakness, harmony, magnanimity, and adaptability through life. May 14, 7.

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It is poojse source of life for all creatures and place from which all creatures gain sustenance. The Taebaek poomsae focuses on an entirely different lesson. The line of movements symbolizes the Chinese character for a word meaning the bridge between heaven and Earth. Pyongwon means a plain or a vast field of land. This goes with the original philosophy of developing technique or form first in Koryo and the guep level poomsethen power in Keumgang before speed in Taebaek.

A man on the Earth represents the struggle of humanity. Do you already have an account?

Jan 19, 1. Both Keumgang and Taebaek are mountains in Korea more accurately Keumgang Mountain is located in the Taebaek mountain range, in North Koreabut each involve different philosophical meanings and emphasize different things keumgng the 2nd and 3rd Dan students who should be learning them. For the 1st dan. Apr 11, 3. The line of movements symbolizes the origin and transformation of the plain.


The Taekwondo poomsae textbook describes Taebaek as follows: Han Soo means water which is the source of sustenance and growth for all life. Poomse Pyongwon Pyongwon means a plain or a vast field of land.

No, create an account now. The line of movements is the Chinese character for ten, symbolizing the ten creatures of long life and the infinity of the ;oomse system.

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Jitae means a man standing on the Earth looking at the sky. Nov 7, Messages: Share This Page Tweet.

The second group of three is focused on mental development, while the last three are concerned mainly with spiritual development. Here are the explanations of Keumgang and Taebaek, in case you’re still looking for them.

Poomse Koryo symbolizes seonbae which means a learned man, who is characterized by a strong martial spirit as well as a righteous spirit. Keumgang on the Korean peninsula, which is regarded as the center of national spirit, and the ‘Keumgang Yoksa’ Keumgang warrior as named by Buddha, who represents a mightest warrior, are the background denominating this poomsae.

The movement line of Koryo represents the Chinese character for seonbae or seonbi, which means a learned man or a man of virtue in Korean. The line of movements symbolizes the Buddhist mark which means a state of perfect selflessness where origin, substance and service come into congruity. Mount Keumgabg is the loftiest and grandest mountain in Korea. Taebaek bright mountain is the name given to Mt. Paektu, the mountain from which Tangun, the founder of the Korean people, ruled the country.


The word sipjin is derived from the principle of longevity which maintains there are ten creatures of long life: Ppomse movements ieumgang be powerful and well-balanced so as to befit a black belter’s dignity. Its infinite nature signifies change, creation and completion. For the 3rd Dan. And of course the way to develop speed is through thorough knowledge and practice of the basics, which is what Taebaek is all about.

For the 2nd dan. Therefore, every motion of Poomse ‘Taebaek’ should be displayed not only precisely and nimbly but also with rigor and a determined will. In my opinion, studying the philosophy behind each of the poomsae gives additional insight into not only the poomsae themselves, but also into the process of developing through the dan ranks.