Eui-Am (2nd Degree Recommended):
(45 moves, right foot returns) - Is the pseudonym of Son Byong Hi, leader of the Korean independence movement on March 1, 1919. The 45 movements refer to his age when he changed the name Dong Hak (Oriental Culture) to Chondo Kyo (Heavenly Way Religion) in 1905. The diagram ( I ) represents his indomitable spirit, displayed while dedicating himself to the prosperity of his nation.
(52 moves, left foot returns) - Is the pseudonym given to General Kim Duk Ryang who lived during the Yi Dynasty, 14th century. This pattern ends with a left-hand attack to symbolize the tragedy of his death at 27 in prison before he was able to reach full maturity.
(39 moves, left foot returns) - Kodang is the pseudonym of the Korean patriot and educator Cho Man Sik, a member of its independence movement. The 39 movements of the pattern represent his numerous times of imprisonment and his birthplace on the 39th parallel.
(45 moves, right foot returns) - Is a philosophical idea that man is the master of everything and decides everything; in other words, the idea that man is the master of the world and his own destiny. It is said that this idea was rooted in Baekdu Mountain which symbolizes the spirit of the Korean people. The diagram ( i ) represents Baekdu Mountain.