Choong-Jang

choong-jang

Pattern Name: Choong-Jang

2nd degree to 3rd degree

Pattern Meaning: Choong-Jang is the pseudonym given to General Kim Duk Ryang who lived during the Lee Dynasty, 14th century. This pattern ends with a left-hand attack to symbolize the tragedy of his death at 27 in prison before he was able to reach full maturity.

Number of Moves: 52

Foot that returns to ready position: Left Foot

Ready Posture: Closed Ready Stance A

Step 1. Move the right foot to A to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a side front block with the right inner forearm and extending the left forearm side-downward.

Step 2. Execute a side front block with the left inner forearm extending the right forearm side downward while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.

Step 3. Bring the right foot to the left foot forming a closed stance toward D while executing an angle punch with the left fist. Perform in slow motion.

Step 4. Move the left foot to D to form a left walking stance toward while executing a high thrust to D with the right double finger.

Step 5. Move the right foot to D to form a right walking stance toward while executing a high thrust to D with the left double finger.

Step 6. Execute a front strike to D with the right back fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward D.

Step 7. Move the left foot to D forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a rising block with the left forearm.

Step 8. Move the right foot to D to form a right walking stance toward D at the same time executing a middle punch to D with the right fist.

Step 9. Move the right foot to C turning counter clockwise and then slide to C to form a right L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with the forearm.

Step 10. Execute a low front snap kick to D with the right foot keeping the position of the hands as they were in 9.

Step 11. Lower the right foot to D forming a right low stance toward D while executing a high thrust to D with the right flat finger tip.

Step 12. Execute a high turning kick to D with the right foot supporting the body with both hands and the left knee.

Step 13. Lower the right foot to D and then execute a high punch to D with the right fist while pressing the ground with the left palm.

Step 14. Move the left foot to D turning clockwise to form a left L-stance toward C while thrusting to D with the left side elbow.

Step 15. Move the left foot to C turning clockwise to form a left L-stance toward D at the same time executing a middle guarding block to D with the forearm.

Step 16. Move the right foot to C forming a right L-stance toward D while executing a scooping block with the left palm.

Step 17. Move the left foot to C forming a left L-stance toward D while executing a middle outward strike to D with the right knife-hand.

Step 18. Execute a pressing block with an X-fist while forming a left walking stance toward C pivoting with the right foot.

Step 19. Execute a low front snap kick to C with the right knee while pulling both hands in the opposite direction as if grabbing the opponent’s leg.

Step 20. Lower the right foot to C forming a right L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with a knife-hand.

Step 21. Move the right foot to D in a sliding motion to form a right L-stance toward C while thrusting to D with the right side elbow.

Step 22. Execute a middle guarding block to D with a knife-hand while forming a left L-stance toward D pivoting with the left foot.

Step 23. Execute a middle side piercing kick to D with the right foot while pulling both hands in the opposite direction.

Step 24. Lower the right foot to D and then execute a pressing block with a twin palm while forming a right rear foot stance toward C, pivoting with the right foot.

Step 25. Move the right foot to C to form a right walking stance toward C while executing a high front block to C with the right outer forearm and then a high side strike to C with the right back fist, maintaining a right walking stance toward C.

Step 26. Execute a high thrust to D with the left flat finger tip while forming a right L-stance toward D pivoting with the right foot.

Step 27. Execute a low front snap kick to D with the right foot while bring the right palm on the left back hand.

Step 28. Lower the right foot to D to form a left walking stance toward C pivoting with the left foot while thrusting to D with the right back elbow, placing the left side fist on the right fist. Perform in slow motion.

Step 29. Execute a downward strike with the left back hand while forming a right L-stance toward C, pivoting with the right foot. Perform in a stamping motion.

Step 30. Punch the left palm with the right fist while maintaining a right L-stance toward C.

Step 31. Move the right foot to C in a stamping motion to form a left L-stance toward C while executing a downward strike with the right back hand.

Step 32. Punch the right palm with the left fist while maintaining a left L-stance toward C.

Step 33. Execute a middle outward strike to D with the left knife-hand while forming a right L-stance toward D, pivoting with the right foot. Perform in a stamping motion.

Step 34. Execute a high side front strike to D with the right back fist striking the left palm with the right elbow while forming a left walking stance toward D, slipping the left foot.

Step 35. Move the right foot to D forming a left L-stance toward D while executing a middle outward strike to D with the right knife-hand. Perform in a stamping motion.

Step 36. Execute a high side front strike to D with the left back fist striking the right palm with the left elbow while forming a right walking stance toward D, slipping the right foot.

Step 37. Execute a low guarding block to C with a reverse knife-hand while forming a right L-stance toward C pivoting with the right foot.

Step 38. Execute a right 9-shape block while forming a left walking stance toward C slipping the left foot.

Step 39. Move the right foot to C forming a left L-stance toward C while executing a low guarding block to C with a reverse knife-hand.

Step 40. Execute a left 9-shape block while forming a right walking stance toward C slipping the right foot.

Step 41. Move the right foot to D forming a left walking stance toward C while executing a horizontal strike with a twin knife-hand.

Step 42. Execute a high strike to C with the right arc-hand while maintaining a left walking stance toward C.

Step 43. Execute a middle front snap kick to C with the right foot keeping the position of the hands as they were in 42.

Step 44. Lower the right foot to C forming a right walking stance toward C while executing a high strike to C with the left arc-hand.

Step 45. Execute a middle front snap kick to C with the left foot keeping the position of the hands as they were in 44.

Step 46. Lower the left foot to C forming a left walking stance toward C while executing a middle punch to C with the right fist.

Step 47. Execute a middle punch to C with the left fist while maintaining a left walking stance toward c. Perform 46 and 47 in a fast motion.

Step 48. Bring the right foot to the left foot to form a close stance toward C while executing a high crescent punch with a twin for-knuckle fist.

Step 49. Move the left foot to B turning counter-clockwise to form a left walking stance toward B while executing a low block to B with the left knife-hand.

Step 50. Execute a high punch to B with the right open fist while maintaining a left walking stance toward B.

Step 51. Move the left foot on line AB forming a right walking stance toward A while executing a low block to A with the right Knife-hand.

Step 52. Execute a high punch to A with the left open fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward A.

End: Bring the left foot back to a ready position

 

Sam-Il

Pattern Name: Sam-Il

3rd degree to 4th degree

Pattern Meaning: Sam-Il denotes the historical date of the independence movement of Korea which began throughout the country on March 1, 1919. The 33 movements in the pattern stand for the 33 patriots who planned the movement.

Number of Moves: 33

Foot that returns to ready position: Left Foot

Ready Posture: Closed Ready Stance C

Step 1. Slide to D forming a right L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with the forearm.

Step 2. Move the right foot to D forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a high block to D with the right double forearm.

Step 3. Move the left foot to D forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a high side block to D with the right knife-hand and bringing the left palm on the right back forearm.

Step 4. Execute a middle twisting kick to A with the right foot keeping the position of the hands as they were in 3.

Step 5. Lower the right foot to D forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a middle punch to D with the right fist.

Step 6. Move the right foot on line CD to form a sitting stance toward B while executing a middle wedging block with a reverse knife-hand.

Step 7. Execute a low thrust to C with a right upset finger tip while forming a left walking stance toward C, pivoting with the right foot.

Step 8. Execute a high outward block to D with the right outer forearm and a low block to C with the left forearm while forming a right L-stance toward C pulling the left foot.

Step 9. Move the right foot to C to form a sitting stance toward A while executing a middle wedging block with a reverse knife-hand.

Step 10. Execute a low punch to C with the right double fist while forming a left L-stance toward C, pulling the right foot.

Step 11. Move the left foot to C forming a left walking stance toward C while executing a high block to BC with a double arc-hand and looking through it.

Step 12. Move the right foot to C forming a right walking stance toward C while executing a middle punch to C with the left fist.

Step 13. Move the right foot on line CD to form a right L-stance toward D while executing a low punch to D with the left double fist.

Step 14. Move the left foot to B forming a right L-stance toward B while executing a high guarding block to B with a reverse knife-hand.

Step 15. Execute a U-shape block to B while forming a left fixed stance toward B, slipping the left foot.

Step 16. Execute a sweeping kick to B with the right side sole and then lower it to B forming a right fixed stance toward B while executing a U-shaped block to B.

Step 17. Jump and spin counter clockwise, landing on the same spot to form a left L-stance toward B while executing a middle guarding block to B with a knife-hand.

Step 18. Execute a middle side piercing kick to B with the right foot while forming a knife-hand guarding block.

Step 19. Lower the right foot to the left foot and then move the left foot to A forming a left walking stance toward A while striking the left palm with the right front elbow.

Step 20. Move the right foot to A turning counter clockwise to form a left diagonal stance toward D at the same time thrusting to C with the left back elbow supporting the left forefist with the right palm and turning the face to C.

Step 21. Execute a pressing block with an X-fist while forming a right walking stance toward AD.

Step 22. Move the left foot to A in a stamping motion to form a sitting stance toward C while executing a W-shape block with the outer forearm.

Step 23. Execute a middle side piercing kick to A with the left foot while forming a forearm guarding block.

Step 24. Lower the left foot on line A and then execute a low guarding block to B with a knife-hand while forming a left L-stance toward B, pivoting the left foot.

Step 25. Move the left foot to B forming a right rear stance toward B while executing an upward block with a left palm.

Step 26. Move the right foot to B forming a left rear foot stance toward B while executing a pressing block with a twin palm.

Step 27. Move the left foot to C in a stamping motion to form a left walking stance toward C while executing an upset punch to C with a twin fist.

Step 28. Move the right foot to C forming a left L-stance toward C while executing a low block to C with the right forearm, pulling the left fist under the left armpit.

Step 29. Execute a middle punch to C with the left fist while maintaining a left L-stance toward C bringing the right fist over the left shoulder.

Step 30. Execute a middle front block with the right forearm while forming a left walking stance toward D, pivoting with the right foot.

Step 31. Execute a high punch to D with the left fist while maintaining a left walking stance toward D. Perform 30 and 31 in a continuous motion.

Step 32. Execute a low front snap kick to D with the left foot keeping the position of the hands as they were in 31.

Step 33. Lower the left foot to D and then move the right foot to D in a stamping motion forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a high vertical punch to D with a twin fist.

End: Bring the left foot forward to a ready position

 

Yoo-Sin

Pattern Name: Yoo-Sin

3rd degree to 4th degree

Pattern Meaning: Yoo-Sin is named after General Kim Yoo Sin, a commanding general during the Silla Dynasty. The 68 movements refer to the last two figures of 668 A.D., the year Korea was united. The ready posture signifies a sword drawn on the right rather than left side, symbolizing Yoo Sin’s mistake of following his Kings’ orders to fight with foreign forces against his own nation.

Number of Moves: 68

Foot that returns to ready position: Right Foot

Ready Posture: Warrior Ready Stance B

Step 1. Move the left foot to B to form a sitting stance toward D while extending both elbows to the sides horizontally.

Step 2. Execute an angle punch to C with the left fist while sliding to A, maintaining a sitting stance toward D.

Step 3. Execute an angle punch to C with the right fist while sliding to B, maintaining a sitting stance toward D. Perform 2 and 3 in a fast motion.

Step 4. Execute a middle hooking block to D with the right palm while standing up toward D.

Step 5. Execute a middle punch to D with the left fist while forming a sitting stance toward D.

Step 6. Execute a middle hooking block to D with the left palm while standing up toward D.

Step 7. Execute a middle punch to D with the right fist while forming a sitting stance toward D.

Step 8. Move the left foot to BD to form a left walking stance toward BD while executing a high side block to BD with the left outer forearm.

Step 9. Execute a circular block to D with the right inner forearm while maintaining a left walking stance toward BD.

Step 10. Execute a scooping block with the left palm while forming a sitting stance toward AD.

Step 11. Execute a middle punch to AD with the right fist while maintaining a sitting stance toward AD. Perform 10 and 11 in a connecting motion.

Step 12. Bring the left foot to the right foot, and then move the right foot to AD to form a right walking stance toward AD while executing a high side block to AD with the right outer forearm.

Step 13. Execute a circular block to D with the left inner forearm while maintaining a right walking stance toward AD.

Step 14. Execute a scooping block with the right palm while forming a sitting stance toward BD.

Step 15. Execute a middle punch to BD with the left fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward BD. Perform 14 and 15 in a connecting motion.

Step 16. Execute a high hooking block to BC with the right palm while forming a left walking stance toward BC.

Step 17. Execute a middle punch to BD with the left fist while forming a sitting stance toward BD.

Step 18. Execute a high hooking block to AD with the left palm while forming a right walking stance toward AD.

Step 19. Execute a middle punch to BD with the right fist while forming sitting stance toward BD. Perform 16, 17, 18 and 19 in a continuous motion.

Step 20. Move the right foot to C, forming a left walking stance toward D at the same time executing a pressing block with an X-fist.

Step 21. Execute a rising block with an X-knife-hand while maintaining a left walking stance toward D. Perform 20 and 21 in a continuous motion.

Step 22. Execute a middle punch to D with the right fist, slipping the left palm up to the right elbow joint while maintaining a left walking stance toward D.

Step 23. Execute a low front snap kick to D with the right foot, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 22.

Step 24. Lower the right foot to D, forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a middle punch to D with the left fist.

Step 25. Execute a pressing block with an X-fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward D.

Step 26. Execute a rising block with an X-knife-hand while maintaining a right walking stance toward D. Perform 25 and 26 in a continuous motion.

Step 27. Execute a middle punch to D with the left fist slipping the right palm up to the left elbow joint while maintaining a right walking stance toward D.

Step 28. Execute a low front snap kick to D with the left foot, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 27.

Step 29. Lower the left foot to D to form a left walking stance toward D while executing a middle punch to D with the right fist.

Step 30. Move the right foot to D, forming a left L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with a knife-hand.

Step 31. Move the left foot to D to form a right L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with a knife-hand.

Step 32. Move the left foot to C, forming a left L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with a knife-hand.

Step 33. Move the right foot to C to form a right L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with a knife-hand.

Step 34. Move the right foot to D, forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a high block to D with the right double forearm.

Step 35. Execute a low block to D with the left forearm, keeping the right forearm as it was in 34 while maintaining a right walking stance toward D. Perform 34 and 35 in a fast motion.

Step 36. Move the left foot to D to form a left walking stance toward D while executing a high block to D with the left double forearm.

Step 37. Execute a low block to D with the right forearm, keeping the left forearm as it was in 36 while maintaining a left walking stance toward D. Perform 36 and 37 in a fast motion.

Step 38. Move the right foot to D, forming aright walking stance toward D while executing a middle punch to D with the right fist.

Step 39. Move the left foot on line CD, and then turn counter-clockwise, pivoting with the left foot to form a right L-stance toward C while executing a high block to C with the left reverse knife-hand.

Step 40. Bring the right foot to the left foot to form a closed ready stance C toward C.

Step 41. Move the right foot to CF in a stamping motion to form a right walking stance toward CF at the same time executing an upset punch to CF with a twin fist.

Step 42. Bring the right foot to the left foot, and then move the left foot to CE in a stamping motion, forming a left walking stance toward CE while executing an upset punch to CE with a twin fist.

Step 43. Bring the left foot to the right foot, and then move the right foot to F to form a left L-stance toward F while executing a middle block to F with the right inner forearm.

Step 44. Execute a middle punch to F with the left fist while maintaining a left L-stance toward F.

Step 45. Bring the left foot to the right foot to form a closed stance toward C while executing an angle punch with the right fist. Perform in a slow motion.

Step 46. Move the left foot to E to form a right L-stance toward E while executing a middle block to E with the left inner forearm.

Step 47. Execute a middle punch to E with the right fist while maintaining a right L-stance toward E.

Step 48. Bring the right foot to the left foot to form a close stance toward C while executing an angle punch with the left fist. Perform in a slow motion.

Step 49. Move the left foot to E to form a left fixed stance toward E while executing a U-shape punch to E.

Step 50. Bring the left foot to the right foot, and then move the right foot to E, forming a right fixed stance toward E while executing a U-shape punch to E.

Step 51. Move the right foot on line CD in a stamping motion to form a sitting stance toward E while executing a front strike to E with the right back fist.

Step 52. Execute a waving kick to D with the right foot, and then a high outward block to AC with the right outer forearm, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 51 while forming a sitting stance toward E.

Step 53. Execute a waving kick to C with the left foot, and then a high front block to ED with the right outer forearm, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 52 while forming a sitting stance toward E.

Step 54. Execute a horizontal strike to C with the right back hand while maintaining a sitting stance toward E.

Step 55. Execute a middle crescent kick to the right palm with the left foot.

Step 56. Execute a middle side piercing kick to C with the left foot forming a forearm guarding block. Perform 55 and 56 in a consecutive kick.

Step 57. Lower the left foot to C to form a sitting stance toward B while executing a horizontal strike to C with the left back hand.

Step 58. Execute a middle crescent kick to the left palm with the right foot.

Step 59. Execute a middle side piercing kick to C with the right foot, forming a forearm guarding block. Perform 58 and 59 in a consecutive kick.

Step 60. Lower the right foot to C, forming a sitting stance toward A while executing a right 9-shape block.

Step 61. Change the position of the hands while maintaining a sitting stance toward A.

Step 62. Move the left foot to C, turning clockwise to form a sitting stance toward B while executing a right 9-shape block.

Step 63. Change the position of the hands while maintaining a sitting stance toward B.

Step 64. Execute a downward strike to D with the right side fist while forming a left vertical stance toward, pulling the left foot.

Step 65. Move the right foot to A to form a left walking stance toward B while executing a high vertical punch to B with a twin fist.

Step 66. Move the right foot to B, turning counter-clockwise to form a left walking stance toward A while executing a high vertical punch to A with a twin fist.

Step 67. Bring the right foot to the left foot, and ten move the left foot to BD to form a right L-stance toward BD while executing a middle guarding block to BD with a knife-hand.

Step 68. Bring the left foot to the right foot, and then move the right foot to AD to form a left L-stance toward AD while executing a middle guarding block to AD with a knife-hand.

End: Bring the right foot back to a ready position

 

Choi-Yong

Pattern Name: Choi-Yong

3rd degree to 4th degree

Pattern Meaning: Choi-Yong is named after General Choi Yong, premier and commander in chief of the armed forces during the 14th century Koryo Dynasty. Choi Yong was greatly respected for his loyalty, patriotism, and humility. He was executed by his subordinate commanders headed by general Yi Sung Gae, who later became the first King of the Lee.

Number of Moves: 46

Foot that returns to ready position: Right Foot

Ready Posture: Closed Ready Stance C

Step 1. Move the left foot to D to form a right rear foot stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with the forearm.

Step 2. Execute a high punch to D with the left middle knuckle fist while maintaining a right rear foot stance toward D.

Step 3. Move the left foot on line CD to form a left rear foot stance toward C while executing a middle guarding block to C with the forearm.

Step 4. Execute a high punch to C with the right middle knuckle fist while maintaining a left rear foot stance toward C.

Step 5. Move the right foot on line CD to form a left walking stance toward D while executing a rising block with the left knife-hand.

Step 6. Execute a circular block to AD with the right inner forearm while maintaining a left walking stance toward D.

Step 7. Execute a middle punch to D with the left fist while maintaining a left walking stance toward D.

Step 8. Move the left foot on line CD to form a right walking stance toward C while executing a rising block with the right knife-hand.

Step 9. Execute a circular block to AC with the left inner forearm while maintaining a right walking stance toward C.

Step 10. Execute a middle punch to C with the right fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward C.

Step 11. Move the right foot on line CD to form a right L-stance toward D while executing a low guarding block to D with a knife-hand.

Step 12. Execute a middle turning kick to AD with the right foot and then lower it to the side front of the left foot.

Step 13. Execute a high reverse hooking kick to D with the left foot.

Step 14. Execute a middle side piercing kick to D with the left foot, pulling both hands in the opposite direction. Perform 13 and 14 in a consecutive kick.

Step 15. Lower the left foot to D forming a left walking stance toward D while striking the left palm with the right front elbow.

Step 16. Move the left foot on line CD to form a left L-stance toward C while executing a low guarding block to C with a knife-hand.

Step 17. Execute a middle turning kick to AC with the left foot and then lower it to the side front of the right foot.

Step 18. Execute a high reverse hooking kick to C with the right foot.

Step 19. Execute a middle side piercing kick to C with the right foot, pulling both hands in the opposite direction. Perform 18 and 19 in a consecutive kick.

Step 20. Lower the right foot to C forming a right walking stance toward C while striking the right palm with the left front elbow.

Step 21. Move the left foot to C to form a left walking stance toward C while executing a pressing block with the right palm.

Step 22. Move the right foot to C forming a right walking stance toward C while executing a pressing block with the left palm. Perform 21 and 22 in a fast motion.

Step 23. Move the right foot to D and then the left foot to D, turning counter clockwise to form a left walking stance toward D while executing a W-shape block with a knife-hand.

Step 24. Execute a middle front snap kick to D with the right foot keeping the position of the hands as they were in 23.

Step 25. Lower the right foot to C forming a right L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with the forearm.

Step 26. Move the right foot to D to form a right walking stance toward D while executing a W-shape block with a knife-hand.

Step 27. Execute a middle front snap kick to D with the left foot keeping the position of the hands as they were in 26.

Step 28. Lower the left foot to d forming a left L-stance toward C while executing a middle guarding block to C with the forearm.

Step 29. Move the left foot to C and the right foot to C then slide to C turning clockwise to form a left L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with the forearm.

Step 30. Move the left foot to D forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a high thrust to D with the left flat fingertip.

Step 31. Move the left foot on line CD forming a right walking stance toward C while executing a high thrust to C with the right flat fingertip.

Step 32. Move the right foot to D turning clockwise to form a parallel stance toward B while executing a middle hooking block to B with the right palm.

Step 33. Execute a middle punch to B with the left fist while maintaining a parallel stance toward B.

Step 34. Turn the face toward A while forming a left bending ready stance A toward A.

Step 35. Execute a middle side piercing kick to A with the right foot forming a forearm guarding block.

Step 36. Lower the right foot to A in a jumping motion to form a right X-stance toward AD while executing a high side strike to A with the right back fist and bringing the left finger belly to the right side fist.

Step 37. Execute a high reverse hooking kick to B with the right foot.

Step 38. Lower the right foot to B in a stamping motion to form a left L-stance toward B while executing a middle outward strike to B with the right knife-hand.

Step 39. Move the left foot to D turning counter-clockwise to form a parallel stance toward A at the same time executing a middle hooking block to A with the left palm.

Step 40. Execute a middle punch to A with the right fist while maintaining a parallel stance toward A.

Step 41. Turn the face to B while forming a right bending ready stance A toward B.

Step 42. Execute a middle side piercing kick to B with the left foot forming a forearm guarding block.

Step 43. Lower the left foot to B in a jumping motion forming a left X-stance toward BD while executing a high side strike to B with the left back fist and bringing the right finger belly to the left side fist.

Step 44. Execute a high reverse hooking kick to A with the left foot.

Step 45. Lower the left foot to A in a stamping motion to form a right L-stance toward A while executing a middle outward strike to A with the left knife-hand.

Step 46. Slide to A to form a right fixed stance toward A while executing a middle punch to A with the right fist.

End: Bring the right foot back to a ready position

 

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