TaeKwon-Do is a version of unarmed combat designed for self-defense, and more. It is the scientific and ultimate use of the body gained through intensive physical and mental training.

Meaning: is named after the holy Dan-Gun, legendary founder of Korea in 2333 B.C.

21 Movements

Ready Posture: Parallel Ready Stance Pattern Dan Gun

 

1. Move the left foot to B, forming a right L-stance while performing a middle knifehand guarding block.

2. Move the right foot forward to B forming a right walking stance while executing a right high punch.

3. Move the right foot clockwise to A, forming a left L-stance while performing a middle knifehand guarding block.

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

5. Move the left foot counter-clockwise to D forming a left walking stance while executing a left low outer forearm block.

6. Move the right foot forward to D forming a right walking stance while executing a right high punch.

7. Move the left foot forward to D, forming a left walking stance while executing a left high punch.

8. Move the right foot forward to D forming a right walking stance while executing a right high punch.

9. Move the left foot counter-clockwise to E forming a right L-stance and executing a twin outer forearm block.

10. Move the right foot forward to E forming a right walking stance while executing a right high punch.

11. Move the right foot clockwise to F forming a left L-stance and executing a twin outer forearm block.

12. Move the left foot forward to F forming a left walking stance while executing a left high punch.

13. Move the left foot counter-clockwise to C forming a left walking stance while executing a left low outer forearm block.

14. Execute a high rising block with the left outer forearm, maintaining the same stance. (Perform #13 and #14 in combination.)

15. Move the right foot forward to C forming a right walking stance while executing a right high outer forearm rising block.

16. Move the left foot to forward C forming a left walking stance while executing a left high outer forearm rising block.

17. Move the right foot forward to C forming a right walking stance while executing a right high outer forearm rising block.

18. Move the left foot counter-clockwise to B, forming a right L-stance while executing a left knifehand side strike.

19. Move the right foot forward to B forming a right walking stance while executing a right high punch.

20. Move the right foot clockwise to A, forming a left L-stance while executing a right knifehand side strike.

21. Move the left foot forward to A forming a left walking stance while executing a left high punch.

END: Bring the left foot back (counter-clockwise) to a parallel ready stance facing D.

 

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