Waterford TaeKwon-Do
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Waterford TaeKwon-Do

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Pattern Dan-Gun

Movements: 21            

Ki-Haps: 8 & 17

Ready Posture: PARALLEL READY STANCE

Interpretation:

Dan-Gun is named after the holy Dan-Gun, the legendary founder of Korea in the year of 2,333 B.C.

Diagram

Parallel ready stance toward D.

1. Move the left foot to B, forming a right L-stance toward B, at the same time executing a knife-hand guarding block to B.

2. Move the right foot to B, forming a right walking stance toward B while executing a high punch to B with the right fist.

3. Move the right foot to A, turning clockwise to form a left L-stance toward A, at the same time executing a knife-hand guarding block to A.

4. Move the left foot to A, forming a left walking stance toward A while executing a high punch to A with the left fist.

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

6. Move the right foot to D, forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a high punch to D with the right fist.

7. Move the left foot to D, forming a left walking stance toward D, at the same time executing a high punch to D with the left fist.

8. Move the right foot to D, forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a high punch to D with the right fist.

9. Move the left foot to E, turning counterclockwise to form a right L-stance toward E while executing a twin forearm guarding block to E.

10. Move the right foot to E, forming a right walking stance toward E while executing a high punch to E with the right fist.

11. Move the right foot to F, turning clockwise to form a left L-stance toward F while executing a twin forearm guarding block to F.

12. Move the left foot to F, forming a left walking stance toward F, at the same time executing a high punch to F with the left fist.

13. Move the left foot to C, forming a left walking stance toward C while executing a low block to C with the left forearm.

14. Execute a rising block with the left forearm, maintaining the left walking stance toward C. Perform 13 and 14 in a continuous motion.

15. Move the right foot to C, forming a right walking stance toward C, at the same time executing a rising block with the right forearm.

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

17. Move the right foot to C, forming a right walking stance toward C, at the same time executing a rising block with the right forearm.

18. Move the left foot to B, turning counterclockwise to form a right L-stance toward B while executing a left knife-hand strike to B.

19. Move the right foot to B, forming a right walking stance toward B while executing a high punch to B with the right fist.

20. Move the right foot to A, turning clockwise to form a left L-stance toward A while executing a right knife-hand strike to A.

21. Move the left foot to A, forming a left walking stance toward A, at the same time executing a high punch to A with the left fist.

END: Bring the left foot back to a ready posture.

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