Dan Gun – diagram

DAN-GUN (21 Movements)

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

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 knifehand.

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 knifehand.

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, at the same time 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, at the same time 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 right 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 knifehand.

21 Move the right 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 ready posture.

New Techniques in Pattern

L Stance Twin Forearm Block
Niunja So Sang Palmok Magki

Walking Stance High Obverse Punch
Gunnun So Ap Joomuk Baro Jirugi

L Stance Mid Knife Hand Outward Strike
Niunja So Kaunde Sonkal Bakuro Taerigi

L Stance Mid Knife Hand Guarding Block
Niunja So Kaunde Sonkal Daebi Magki

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