Do-San is the Seventh Gup, or high-yellow belt, form
of the International Tae Kwon Do
Federation branch of Tae Kwon Do. Shaped like a capital-J, the form has 24 movements
, and is the third form students
learn. The form features a few new techniques
students, including the high-wedging and middle-side block
, and the snap kick
Do-San is nom de guerre for Ahn Chang-Ho (1876-1938), and the pattern symbolizes the life he spent committed to promoting the education of Koreans and their liberation from Japan (who had occupied Korea from 1910 to 1945).