Poomsae Koryo symbolises seonbae which means a learned man, who is characterised by a strong martial spirit as well as a righteous spirit. The choonbi-sugi (ready stance) is tongmilgi which promotes concentration by placing the hands between the upper and lower abdomen, the centre of Ki in the body.
The movement line of Koryo represents the Chinese character for seonbae or seonbi, which means a learned man or a man of virtue in Korean.
There are 30 movements in Poomsae Koryo. This form is for the 1st Dan.