Hwa-Rung KATA: Red Stripe Pattern:
Is named after the Hwa Rang youth group which originated in the Silla Dynasty in the early 7th century. This group eventually became the driving force for the unification of the three Kingdoms of Korea. The 29 movements refer to the 29th infantry division, where Tae Kwon Do developed into maturity.
- Blocks: Sitting stance palm pushing block, Closed stance inner forearm side front block
- Kicks: High turning kick
Strikes: L-stance upward punch, Vertical stance knife-hand downward strike, L-stance reverse punch, L-stance side elbow thrust
Number of Movements: 29
Ready Posture – closed ready stance C