Waterford TaeKwon-Do
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Waterford TaeKwon-Do

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Pattern Ge-Baek

Movements: 44            

Ki-Haps: 1 & 44

Ready Posture: PARALLEL READY STANCE

Interpretation: 

GE-BAEK is named after Ge-Baek, a great general in the BaekJe Dynasty (660 A.D.). The diagram represents his severe and strict military discipline.

Diagram

 

Paraller ready stance toward D

 

1. Move the right foot to C, forming a right L-stance toward D while executing a middle X-knife-hand block to D.

 

 

2. Execute a low twisting kick to D with the right foot, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 1.

3. Lower the right foot to D, forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a right middle punch to D. 

4. Execute a left middle punch to D while maintaining a right walking stance towatrd D.  Perform 3 and 4 in a fast motion.

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

6.  Execute a low block to D with the left forearm while maintaining a left walking stance toward D.  Perform 5 and 6 in a continuous motion.

7. Execute a high block to AD with a double arc-hand while looking through it, maintaining a left walking stance toward D.

8. Turn toward D while forming a right bending ready stance A toward D.

9. Lower the left foot to AD to form a sitting stance toward AC while executing a scooping block to AC with the left palm.

10. Execute a right middle punch to AC while maintaining a sitting stance toward AC.  Perform 9 and 10 in a continuous motion.

11. Execute a front strike to AC with the left back fist while maintaining a sitting stance toward AC.

12. Move the right foot on line AB, and then move the left foot to C, forming a right L-stance toward C while executing a knife-hand guarding block to C. 

13. Execute a low side front snap kick to C with the left foot, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 12.

14. Lower the left foot to C, forming a left low stance toward C while executing a left high flat fingertip thrust to C.

15. Execute a right high flat fingertip thrust to C while maintaining a left low stance toward C. 

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

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

18. Move the right foot to D, turning Counter-clockwise to form a right L-stance toward C while executing a middle forearm guarding block to C.

19. Move the left foot to D, turning counter-clockwise to form a right L-stance toward D while executing a knife-hand guarding block to D.

20. Move the left foot on line CD to form a sitting stance toward A while executing a right 9-shape block to A.

21. Move the right foot to D, turning counter-clockwise to form a left walking stance toward C while executing a low block to C with the left knife-hand.

22. Execute a middle turning kick to BC with the right foot and then lower it to C.

23. Execute a jump side kick to C with the right foot.  Perform 22 and 23 in fast motion.

24. Land to C to form a right walking stance toward C while executing a twin fist vertical punch to C.

25. Execute a high block to AC with a double arc-hand while looking through it, maintaining a right walking stance toward C.

26. Execute an upset punch to C with the left fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward C.

27. Move the right foot on line CD, forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a right inward elbow strike.

28. Jump to D, forming a right X-stance toward BD while executing a high block to D with the right double forearm.

29. Move the left foot to BC to form a sitting stance toward BD, at the same time executing a scooping block to BD with the right palm.

30. Execute a left middle punch to BD while maintaining a sitting stance toward BD.  Perform 29 and 30 in a continuous motion.

31. Execute a front strike to BD with the right back fist while maintaining a sitting stance toward BD.

32. Move the left foot to C, forming a left walking stance toward C, at the same time executing a right ridge-hand strike to C.

33. Move the left foot to A about half a shoulder width while executing a middle turning kick to C with the right foot.

34. Lower the right foot to C, and then turn counter-clockwise to form a left walking stance toward D, pivoting with the right foot while executing a twin fist vertical punch to D.

35. Execute a middle punch to D with the right middle knuckle fist, bringing the left side fist in front of the right shoulder while forming a right L-stance toward D, pulling the left foot.

36. Move the right foot to D to form a sitting stance toward B, at the same time executing a left 9-shape block to B.

37. Execute a low guarding block to C with a reverse knife-hand while maintaining a sitting stance toward B.

38. Execute a low guarding block to D with a knife-hand while maintaining a sitting stance toward B.  Perform 37 and 38 in a continuous motion.

39. Move the left foot to D in a stamping motion to form a sitting stance toward A while executing a W-shape block to D.

40. Move the left foot to C in a stamping motion to form a sitting stance toward B while executing a W-shape block to C.

41. Move the right foot to C forming a right walking stance toward C while executing a rising block to C with the right forearm.

42. Execute a left middle punch to C while maintaining a right walking stance toward C.

43. Move the right foot on line CD, forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a rising block to D with the left forearm.

44. Execute a right middle punch to D while maintaining a left walking stance toward D.

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

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