Joong-Gun

중근

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Meaning: Joong-Gun is named after the patriot Ahn Joong-Gun who assassinated Hirobumi Ito, the first Japanese governor-general of Korea, known as the man who played the leading part in the Korea-Japan merger.

Junbi: B-Position

1. Left leg turns into a Left Back Stance facing B: Left Inside Ridge-Hand Block, kihap!

2. Left Front Snap Kick

3. Right leg steps forward into a Right Cat Stance: Upward Palm-Heel Block

4. Right leg turns into a Right Back Stance facing C: Right Inside Ridge-Hand Block

5. Right Front Snap Kick

6. Left leg steps forward into a Left Cat Stance: Upward Palm-Heel Block

7. Left leg turns into a Left Back Stance facing D: Double Knife-Hand Block

8. Left leg shifts into a Left Front Stance: Right Upward Elbow Strike

9. Right leg steps forward into a Right Back Stance: Double Knife-Hand Block

10. Right leg shifts into a Right Front Stance: Left Upward Elbow Strike

11. Left leg steps forward into a Left Front Stance: Double Up

12. Right leg steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Double Down, kihap!

13. Right leg steps slightly left, left turns into a Left Front Stance facing A: Right High X Block

14. Left leg turns into a Left Back Stance facing E: Left Back Fist

15. Left leg shifts into a Left Front Stance: Left Outside Wrist Pull

16. Right High Punch

17. Left leg steps up to right, right steps out into a Right Back Stance facing F: Right Back Fist

18. Right leg shifts into a Right Front Stance: Right Outside Wrist Pull

19. Left High Punch

20. Right leg steps up to left, left steps out into a Left Front Stance facing A: Left Augment Block

21. Taekwondo twist into a Left Back Stance: Left Middle Punch

22. Right Side-Thrust Kick into a

23. Right Front Stance: Right Augment Block

24. Taekwondo twist into a Right Back Stance: Right Middle Punch

25. Left Side-Thrust Kick into a

26. Left Back Stance: Guarding Block

27. Left leg shifts into a Left Front Stance: Left Pressing Block

28. Right leg steps forward into a Right Back Stance: Guarding Block

29. Right leg shifts into a Right Front Stance: Right Pressing Block

30. Left leg steps up to right into a Closed Stance facing C: Right Cross-Body Punch (sanchin)

31. Right leg steps into a Right Back Stance facing C: Staff Block

32. Right leg steps up to left, left steps out into a Left Back Stance facing B: Staff Block, kihap!

Paro: Left leg returns

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Yul-Gok

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Meaning: Yul-Gok is the pseudonym of the great philosopher and scholar Yi Ee, nicknamed the “Confucius of Korea.”

Junbi: Parallel Ready Stance

1. Left leg steps out into a Horse Stance on line BC: Left Arm Extension, Kihap!

2. Right Middle Punch

3. Left Middle Punch

4. Left leg steps up to right, right steps out into a Horse Stance on line BC: Right Arm Extension

5. Left Middle Punch

6. Right Middle Punch

7. Right leg turns into Right Front Stance facing D: Right Inside Forearm Block

8. Left Front Snap Kick into

9. Left Front Stance: Left Middle Punch

10. Right Middle Punch

11. Left leg turns into a Left Front Stance facing E: Left Inside Forearm Block

12. Right Front Snap Kick into

13. Right Front Stance: Right Middle Punch

14. Left Middle Punch

15. Right leg turns into Right Front Stance: Right Hooking Block

16. Left Hooking Block, pivoting on the ball of the left foot

17. Right Middle Punch

18. Left leg steps forward into Left Front Stance: Left Hooking Block

19. Right Hooking Block, pivoting on the ball of the right foot

20. Left Middle Punch

21. Right leg steps forward into Right Front Stance: Right Middle Punch, Kihap!

22. Left leg raises into a Left Flamingo Stance: Guarding Block

23. Left Side Thrust Kick into a

24. Left Front Stance: Right Trapping Elbow Strike

25. Right leg raises into a Right Flamingo Stance toward A: Guarding Block

26. Right Side Thrust Kick (toward A) into a

27. Right Front Stance: Left Trapping Elbow Strike

28. Left leg turns into a Left Back Stance facing G: Open-Hand Box Block

29. Right leg steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Right Augmented Spear Hand Strike

30. Right leg turns into a Right Back Stance facing H: Open-Hand Box Block

31. Left leg steps forward into a Left Front Stance: Left Augmented Spear Hand Strike

32. Left leg turns into a Left Front Stance facing A: Left Middle Block

33. Right Middle Punch

34. Right leg steps forward into Right Front Stance: Right Middle Block

35. Left Middle Punch

36. Left leg jumps forward into a Left X-Stance: Left Back Fist, kihap!

37. Feet come together. Turn clockwise into a Right Front Stance facing C: Right Augment Block

38. Right leg steps up to left, left steps out into Left Front Stance facing B: Left Augment Block, kihap!

Paro: Left leg returns

Won-Hyo

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원효

Meaning: Wonhyo was the noted monk who introduced Buddhism to the Silla Dynasty in the year 686 A.D.

Junbi: “A Position”

1. Left leg turns into a Left Back Stance facing B: Box Block, Kihap!

2. Right Trapping Knife-Hand Strike

3. Taekwondo twist into a Left Fixed Stance: Left Middle Punch

4. Left leg steps up to right, right leg steps out into a Right Back Stance facing C: Box Block

5. Left Trapping Knife-Hand Strike

6. Taekwondo twist into a Right Fixed Stance: Right Middle Punch

7. Right leg steps up to left, left leg raises into a Left Flamingo Stance facing D: Guarding Block

8. Left Side Thrust Kick into

9. Left Back Stance: Double Knife-Hand Block

10. Right leg steps forward into a Right Back Stance: Double Knife-Hand Block

11. Left leg steps forward into a Left Back Stance: Double Knife-Hand Block

12. Right leg steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Right Augmented Spear-Hand Strike, kihap!

13. Left leg turns into a Left Back Stance facing E: Box Block

14. Right Trapping Knife-Hand Strike

15. Taekwondo twist into a Left Fixed Stance: Left Middle Punch

16. Left leg steps up to right, right leg steps out into a Right Back Stance facing F: Box Block

17. Left Trapping Knife-Hand Strike

18. Taekwondo twist into a Right Fixed Stance: Right Middle Punch

19. Right leg steps up to left, left steps out into a Left Front Stance facing A: Right Circular Inside Forearm Block

20. Right Front Snap Kick into

21. Right Front Stance: Left Middle Punch

22. Left Circular Inside Forearm Block

23. Left Front Snap Kick into

24. Right Middle Punch

25. Right leg rises into Right Flamingo Stance: Guarding Block

26. Right Side Thrust Kick

27. Right leg steps down next to left. Left turns counterclockwise into a Left Back Stance facing B: Guarding Block

28. Left leg steps up to right, right steps out into a Left Back Stance facing C: Guarding Block, kihap!

Paro: Right leg returns

Do-San

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도산

Meaning: Do San is the pseudonym of the patriot Ahn Chang-Ho.

Junbi: Parallel Ready Stance.

1. Left leg turns into a Left Front Stance facing B: Left Middle Block, Kihap!

2. Right Middle Punch

3. Left leg turns into a Parallel Stance facing D. Right leg turns into a Right Front Stance facing B: Right Middle Block.

4. Left Middle Punch

5. Left leg steps into a Left Back Stance facing C: Left Double Knife-Hand Block

6. Right leg steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Right Augmented Spear-Hand Strike, kihap!

7. Pivot slightly left and rotate the palm down. Left leg turns 360° into a Left Front Stance facing D: Left Back Fist

8. Right leg steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Right Back Fist

9. Left leg turns into a Left Front Stance facing E: Left Middle Block

10. Right Middle Punch

11. Left Leg turns into a a Parallel Stance to A. Right leg turns into a Right Front Stance to F: Right Middle Block

12. Left Middle Punch

13. Left leg steps up to Right, then steps out into a Left Front Stance facing G: Wedge Block

14. Right Front Snap Kick into a

15. Right Front Stance: Right Middle Punch

16. Left Middle Punch

17. Right leg turns into a Right Front Stance facing H: Wedge Block

18. Left Front Snap into a

19. Left Front Stance: Left Middle Punch

20. Right Middle Punch

21. Left leg turns into a Left Front Stance facing A: Left Rising Block

22. Right leg steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Right Rising Block

23. Left leg turns into a Left Horse Stance towards B: Left Reverse Knife-Hand Strike

24. Left leg steps up to Right, Right leg steps out into a Right Horse Stance towards C: Reverse Knife-Hand Strike, Kihap!

Paro: Right leg returns

Dan-Gun

단군

Meaning: Named after the holy Dan-Gun, the legendary founder of Korea in the year 2,333 BC.

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Junbi: Parallel Ready Stance.

 1. Left foot turns into a Left Back Stance facing B: Double Knife-Hand Block, Kihap!

2. Right foot steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Right High Punch

3. Right leg turns into a Right Back Stance facing C: Right Double Knife-Hand Block

4. Left foot steps forward into a Left Front Stance: Left High Punch

5. Left leg turns into a Left Front Stance towards D: Left Down Block

6. Right leg steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Right High Punch

7. Left leg steps forward into a Left Front Stance: Left High Punch

8. Right leg steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Right High Punch, kihap!

9. Left leg turns into a Left Back Stance towards E: Left Box Block

10. Right leg steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Right High Punch

11. Right leg turns into a Right Back Stance facing F: Right Box Block

12. Left leg steps forward into a Left Front Stance: Left High Punch

13. Left leg turns into a Left Front Stance facing A:Left Down Block

14. Left Rising Block

15. Right leg steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Right Rising Block

16. Left leg steps forward into a Left Front Stance: Left Rising Block

17. Right leg steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Right Rising Block

18. Left leg turns into a Left Back Stance facing B: Left Reverse Knife-Hand Strike

19. Right leg steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Right High Punch

20. Right leg turns into a Right Back Stance facing C: Right Reverse Knife-Hand Strike

21. Left leg steps forward into a Left Front Stance: Left High Punch, Kihap!

Paro: Left leg returns

Chon-Ji

천지

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Meaning: Heaven and earth

Junbi: Parallel Ready Stance.

 1. Left leg turns into a Left Front Stance facing B: Left Down Block, kihap!

2. Right leg steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Right Middle Punch.

3. Right leg turns into a Right Front Stance facing C: Right Down Block

4. Left leg steps forward into  Left Front Stance: Left Middle Punch

5. Left leg turns into a Left Front Stance facing D: Left Middle Punch

6. Right leg steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Right Middle Punch

7. Right leg turns into a Right Front Stance facing E: Right Down Block

8. Left leg steps forward into a Left Front Stance: Left Middle Punch, kihap!

9. Left leg turns into Left Back Stance facing C: Left Inside Forearm Block

10. Right leg steps forward into Right Front Stance: Right Middle Punch

11. Right leg turns into a Right Back Stance facing B: Right Inside Forearm Block

12. Left leg steps forward into a Left Front Stance: Left Middle Punch

13. Left leg turns into a Left Back Stance facing E: Left Inside Forearm Block

14. Right leg steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Right Middle Punch

15. Right leg turns into a Right Back Stance facing D: Right Inside Forearm Block

16. Left leg steps forward into a Left Front Stance: Left Middle Punch

17. Right leg steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Right Middle Punch

18. Right leg steps back into a Left Front Stance: Left Middle Punch

19. Left leg steps back into a Right Front Stance: Right Middle Punch, kihap!

Paro: Left leg returns

Saju Jirugi/Saju Makgi

Saju Jirugi

사주 찌르기

sajujirugi

Meaning: Four-Direction Punch

Junbi: Parallel Ready Stance.

 1. Right leg steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Right Middle Punch, Kihap!

2. Right leg shifts into a Left Front Stance facing C: Left Down Block

3. Right leg steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Right Middle Punch

4. Right leg shifts into a Left Front Stance facing D: Left Down Block

5. Right leg steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Right Middle Punch

6. Right leg shifts into a Left Front Stance facing E: Left Down Block

7. Right leg steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Right Middle Punch, Kihap!

    Right leg returns to Parallel Ready Stance facing B.

8. Left leg steps forward into a Left Front Stance: Left Middle Punch, Kihap!

9. Left leg shifts into a Right Front Stance facing E: Right Down Block

10. Left leg steps forward into a Left Front Stance: Left Middle Punch

11. Left leg shifts into a Right Front Stance facing D: Right Down Block

12. Left leg steps forward into a Left Front Stance: Left Middle Punch

13. Left shifts into a Right Front Stance facing C: Right Down Block

14. Left leg steps forward into a Left Front Stance: Left Middle Punch, Kihap!

 Paro: Left Leg Returns

Saju Makgi

 사주 막기

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Meaning: Four-Direction Block

Junbi: Parallel Ready Stance.

 1. Right leg steps back into a Left Front Stance: Left Open-Hand Down Block, Kihap!

2. Right leg steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Right Inside Forearm Block

3. Right leg shefts into Left Front Stance facing D: Left Open-Hand Down Block

4. Right leg steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Right Inside Forearm Block

5. Right leg shifts into a Left Front Stance towards B: Left Open-Hand Down Block

6. Right leg steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Right Inside Forearm Block

7. Right leg shifts into a Left Front Stance towards E: Left Open-Hand Down Block

8. Right leg steps forward into a Right Front Stance: Right Inside Forearm Block, Kihap!

    Right leg returns to Parallel Ready Stance Facing C

9. Left leg steps back into a Right Front Stance: Right Open-Hand Down Block, Kihap!

10. Right leg steps forward into a Left Front Stance: Left Inside Forearm Block

11. Left leg shifts into a Right Front Stance Towards E: Right Open-Hand Down Block

12. Right leg steps forward into a Left Front Stance: Left Inside Forearm Block

13. Left leg shifts into a Right Front Stance towards B: Right Open-Hand Down Block

14. Right leg steps forward into a Left Front Stance: Left Inside Forearm Block

15. Left leg shifts into a Right Front Stance towards D: Right Open-Hand Down Block

16. Right leg steps forward into a Left Front Stance: Left Inside Forearm Block, Kihap!

 Paro: Left leg returns