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Yellow Belt 8th Kup

PATTERN ~ Dan gun 21 movements                 

Is named after the holy Dan Gun, the legendary founder of Korea in the year 2333 B.C.

New Techniques

  1. Knife-hand guarding block

(Sonkal daebi makgi)

 

  1. Twin forearm block

(Sang palmok makgi)

 

  1. Knife-hand strike

(Sonkal taerigi)

 

  1. Knife-hand middle section block

(Sonkal kaunde makgi)

  1. Outer forearm inward block

(Bakat palmok annuro makgi)

  1. Side elbow strike

(Yop palkup taerigi)

 

  7. Outer forearm rising block

(Bakat palmok chookyo makgi)

 

 

 

 

   Sparring – Three Step Sparring – Sambo Matsoki – 1 to 4

3 Step Sparring – Sambo Matsoki

Q. Why do we practice 3 Step Sparring?

A. To practice focus, distance and timing.

Attacking and Defending

The attacker starts by making a left arm low section outer forearm block in left walking stance and makes a

kihap. The defender, in parallel ready stance, then kihaps back to show they are ready to begin.

The attacker performs three middle section obverse punches in walking stance, going forward on each

punch. The attack is always the same, only the defence moves change.

At 8th Kup level you must learn and be able to demonstrate 3 Step Sparring numbers 1 to 4.

Number 1

1: Move your right leg back into walking stance make an inner forearm middle block (an palmok makgi) to

the inside.

2: Move your left leg back into walking stance make an inner forearm middle block to the inside.

3: Move your right leg back into walking stance make an inner forearm middle block to the inside.

Counter: On the spot make a reverse punch (bandae jirugi) to the solar plexus.

Number 2

1: Move your left leg back into walking stance make an inner forearm middle block (an palmok makgi) to

the outside.

2: Move your right leg back into walking stance make an inner forearm middle block (an palmok makgi) to

the outside.

3: Move your left leg back into walking stance make an inner forearm middle block (an palmok makgi) to

the outside.

Counter: Step left leg off to left diagonal forming sitting stance (annun-sogi), executing a left middle punch

to the kidney area.

Number 3

1: Move your left leg back into Left L stance, right knife-hand middle block (sonkal makgi)

2: Move your right leg back into Right L stance, left knife-hand middle block (sonkal makgi)

3: Move your left leg back into Left L stance, right knife-hand middle block (sonkal makgi)

Counter: Right knife-hand strike (sonkal taerigi) to floating ribs.

Number 4

1: Move your left leg back into sitting stance make a right outer forearm inward middle block.

2: Move your right leg back into sitting stance make a left outer forearm inward middle block.

3: Move your left leg back into sitting stance make a right outer forearm inward middle block.

Counter: Slide forward executing a right “side elbow” thrust to solar plexus, in right L stance.

 

Pattern: Dan-Gun

DAN-GUN
Movements – 21


Ready Posture – PARALLEL READY STANCE

 

1. Move the left foot to B forming a right L-stance toward B, at the same time executing a middle guarding block to B with a knife-hand.
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 middle guarding block to A with a knife-hand.
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 while 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 counter clockwise to form a right L-stance toward E while executing a twin forearm 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 block to F.
12. Move the left foot to F forming a left walking stance toward F while 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, at the same time 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 counter clockwise to form a right L-stance toward B while executing a middle outward strike to B with the left knife-hand.
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 middle outward strike to A with the right knife-hand.
21. Move the left foot to A forming a left walking stance toward A while executing a high punch to A with the left fist.

END: Bring the left foot back to a ready posture

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