[QUOTE]Originally posted by pharez:
Would some one plase tell me what the meaning, in TKD or martial arts, what the "tiger" and the "dragon" represents. I see them represented in numerious TKD school logos.
Thank you very much!!!
Can anyone really answer that matter of fact? I believe that it is more of a philosophy. The tiger and dragon represent your "inner beast" while in predator or prey mode. Imagine the explosive power of a predatory beast! It has to swiftly take down its prey, often larger than itself. It instinctively knows its prey's vulnerable points and just where and how to strike them and vise versa.
It is the spirit of the animal within yourself - i.e. power, strength, perserverance, determination, integrity etc...