Waterford TaeKwon-Do
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Waterford TaeKwon-Do

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Pattern Joong-Gun

Movements: 32            

Ki-Haps: 12 & 32

Ready Posture: CLOSE READY STANCE - B

Interpretation:

JOONG-GUN is named after the patriot Ahn Joong-Gun who assassinated Hiro-Bumi Ito, the first Japanese governor-general of Korea, known as the man who played the leading part in the Korea-Japan merger. There are 32 movements in this pattern to represent Mr. Ahn's age when he was executed in a Lui-Shung prison (1910).

Diagram

Closed ready stance B toward D.

1. Move the left foot to B, forming a right L-stance toward B while executing a middle side block to B with a left reverse knife-hand.

2. Execute a low side front snap kick to B with the left foot, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 1.

3. Lower the left foot to B and then move the right foot to B, forming a left rear foot stance toward B while executing an right upward palm block.

4. Move the right foot to A, forming a left L-stance toward A, at the same time executing a middle side block to A with a right reverse knife-hand.

5. Execute a low side front snap kick to A with the right foot, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 4.

6. Lower the right foot to A and then move the left foot to A, forming a right rear foot stance toward A while executing an left upward palm block.

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

8. Execute a high strike to D with the right upper elbow while forming a left walking stance toward D, slipping the left foot to D.

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

10. Execute a high strike to D with the left upper elbow, at the same time forming a right walking stance toward D, slipping the right foot to D.

11. Move the left foot to D, forming a left walking stance toward D, while executing a twin fist vertical punch to D.

12. Move the right foot to D, forming a right walking stance toward D while executing an double upset punch to D.

13. Move the right foot on line CD and then turn counter-clockwise to form a left walking stance toward C while executing a rising block with an X-fist.

14. Move the left foot to E, forming a right L-stance toward E while executing a high side strike to E with the left back fist.

15. Twist the left fist counter-clockwise until the back fist faces downward, at the same time forming a left walking stance toward E, slipping the left foot to E.

16. Execute a high punch to E with the right fist while maintaining a left walking stance toward E. Perform 15 and 16 in a fast motion.

17. Bring the left foot to the right foot and then move the right foot to F, forming a left L-stance toward F while executing a high side strike to F with a right back fist.

18. Twist the right fist counter-clockwise until the back fist faces downward while forming a right walking stance toward F, slipping the right foot to F.

19. Execute a high punch to F with the left fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward F.

20. Bring the right foot to the left foot and then move the left foot to C, forming a left walking stance toward C while executing a left high double forearm guarding block to C.

21. Execute a middle punch to C with the left fist while forming a right L-stance toward C, pulling the left foot.

22. Execute a middle side piercing kick to C with the right foot.

23. Lower the right foot to C, forming a right walking stance toward C while executing a right high double forearm guarding block to C.

24. Execute a middle punch to C with the right fist while forming a left L-stance toward C, pulling the right foot.

25. Execute a middle side piercing kick to C with the left foot.

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

27. Execute a pressing block to C with the right palm while forming a left low stance toward C, slipping the left foot.

28. Move the right foot to C, forming a left L-stance toward C while executing a middle forearm guarding block to C.

29. Execute a pressing block to C with the left palm while forming a right low stance toward C, slipping the right foot.

30. Bring the left foot to the right foot, forming a close stance toward A while executing an angle punch with the right fist.

31. Move the right to A, forming a right fixed stance toward A while executing a U shape block to A.

32. Bring the right foot to the left foot and then move the left foot to B, forming a left fixed stance toward B, at the same time executing a U-shape block to B.

 

END: Bring the left foot back to ready posture.

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