Meaning of Pattern : Kwang Gae 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 39 movements refer to the first two figures of AD, the year he came to the throne. To stay informed about all of our latest articles, all you need to do is subscribe through one of the following methods:. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
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Kwang-Gae is one of the three 1st degree black belt teul forms in ITF-style taekwondo. He regained all the territories previously lost to the dynasty during prior conflicts, including the greater part of Manchuria. This form's diagram represents the expansion and recovery of lost territory. The 39 movements in the form refer to the first two digits of C. Kwang-Gae-Toh-Wang C. After he succeded his father to the throne, he undertook the task of regaining previously lost territories; through many conquests he expanded the territories of the Koguryo Dynasty.
According to his tombstone, "64 castles and villages" were attacked and conquered during his reign. Jang Soo strengthened the army, invaded nearby nations and further expanded the Koguryo Dynasty, making it into a great empire.
This form begins with a movement called Heaven Hands. Legend has it that King Kwang Gae stood upon a hill and gazed through his hands towards heaven, asking the gods for a quick and successful battle, When the enemy armies came over the horizon the king thrust his hands apart to signal the start of the battle. Why was this video chosen for use on this wiki? Do you have a better video? Please see Video Guidelines before replacing this video with a better one.
Here on this wiki, the wording used to describe this form deviates from the conventional wording historically used to describe the form. This was done to facilitate wiki-style links to the names of associated techniques. Ko-Dang is still taught in some schools however. Sign In Don't have an account? Start a Wiki.
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Taekwondo Pattern 10 – Kwang-Gae