8th Kup – Dan-Gun

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

Movements – 21

Start Position – PARALLEL READY STANCE

The description for this pattern assumes that the student is standing on the X and facing D.

  1. Move the left foot to B forming a right L-stance toward B, at the same time executing a middle knife-hand guarding block to B.
  2. Move the right foot to B forming a right walking stance toward B while executing a high right fist punch to B.
  3. Move the right foot to A turning clockwise to form a left L-stance toward A , at the same time executing a middle knife-hand guarding block to A.
  4. Move the left foot to A forming a left walking stance toward A while executing a high left fist punch to A.
  5. Move the left foot to D forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a left low outer forearm block to D.
  6. Move the right foot to D forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a high right fist punch to D.
  7. Move the left foot to D forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a high left fist punch to D.
  8. Move the right foot to D forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a high right fist punch to D.
  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 right fist punch to E.
  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 left fist punch to F.
  13. Move the left foot to C forming a left walking stance toward C while executing a left outer forearm low block to C.
  14. Execute a left outer forearm rising block, 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 right outer forearm rising block.
  16. Move the left foot to C forming a left walking stance toward C, at the same time executing a left outer forearm 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 right outer forearm rising block.
  18. Move the left foot to B turning counter clockwise to form a right L-stance toward B while executing a middle left knife-hand outward strike to B.
  19. Move the right foot to B forming a right walking stance toward B while executing a high right fist punch to B.
  20. Move the right foot to A turning clockwise to form a left L-stance toward A while executing a middle right knife-hand outward strike to A.
  21. Move the left foot to A forming a left walking stance toward A while executing a high left fist punch to A.

END: Bring the left foot back to Parallel Ready Stance.

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