Waterford TaeKwon-Do
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Waterford TaeKwon-Do

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Pattern Choong-Jang

Movements: 52            

Ki-Haps: 1 & 52

Ready Posture: CLOSE READY STANCE A

Interpretation

CHOONG-JANG is the pseudonym given to General Kim Duk Ryang who lived during the Yi Dynasty, 16th 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.

Diagram

Close ready stance A toward D.

1. Move the right foot to A to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a high side front block with the right inner forearm and a low block with the left outer forearm.

2. Execute a high side front block with the left inner forearm and a low block with the right outer forearm while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.

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

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

5. Move the right foot to D, forming a right walking stance toward D, at the same time executing a high thrust to D with the left double finger.

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

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

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.

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

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

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 fingertip.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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 strike to C with the right back fist, maintaining a right walking stance toward C.

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

27. Execute a low front snap kick to D with the right foot while bringing the right palm on the left back forearm.

28. Lower the right foot to D to form a left walking stance toward C, pivoting with the left foot while bringing both fists to the right hip.  Perform in a slow motion.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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 fore-knuckle fist.

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.

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

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.

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 posture

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