Taekwon-Do Patterns

 

Dan-Gun

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

 

 

Number of Moves: 21

Ready Posture: Parallel Ready Stance

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 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..

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 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.

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

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 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 foot back to a ready position.