Byonhwa 1 Jang : Variation 1
Meaning : Taegeuk 1 jang represents the symbol of "Keon", one
of the 8 Kwaes(divination signs), which means the Heaven and "yang". As the
"Keon" symbolizes the beginning of the creation of all things in the universe,
so does the Taegeuk 1 jang in the training of Taekwondo. This poomsae is characterized
by is easiness in practicing, largely consisting of walking and basic actions,
such as arae-makki, momtong-makky, momtong-jireugi, and ap-chagi. The 8th Ku-grade
trainees practice this poomsae.