The purpose of Moo Do is Hwal — to cultivate ourselves.
Moo Do does not end in offense or defense.
It is one step further, the purpose is life itself.
Even facing the enemy, our goal is to save them.
The principles of Moo Do are the principles of Nature.
Guided by Moo Do we may achieve the goal of Hwal in the principles of Nature.
To do so we must concentrate, stress the beauty, line, speed, and study scientifically.
To provide all this is our creed.
— Hwang Kee
Hwal can be interpreted as “living life to the fullest”, that is, exploring our full potential. Hwal is made up of two characters — water and tongue — meaning if you had a wet tongue you were alive.
First DoJang “where it all started”