Three patterns are required for your 2nd Dan grading, Kwang-Gae, Po-Eun and Ge-Baek. Below is a link to the videos for each pattern.

Grading Requirements:

Additional syllabus set sparring is also required for your second dan grading. 

Three step sparring 1-10

Two step sparring 1-10

Syllabus one step sparring 1-5

Student’s own one step x5, including take downs. All from a punching attack.

Kicking one step 2 x front, 2 x turning


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KWANG-GAE (39 Moves) is named after the famous Kwang-Gae-Toh-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. The 39 movements refer to the first two figures of 391 A.D, the year he came to the throne


PO-EUN (36 Moves) 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 known 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.


GE-BAEK (44 Moves) is named after Ge-Baek, a great general in the Baek Je Dynasty (660 AD). The diagram represents his severe and strict military discipline.