Ko Dang

KO-DANG is the pseudonyn of the patriot Cho Man Shik, who dedicated his life to the Korean Independence Movement and to the education of his people.

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KO DANG
Movements - 39
Ready Posture - CLOSED READY STANCE C

The illustrations for this pattern assume that the student is standing on line AB and facing D.

  1. Move the right foot to AC to form a sitting stance toward AD, at the same time executing a middle pushing block to AD with the left palm.
  2. Execute a middle punch to AD with the right fist, maintaining a sitting stance toward AD.
  3. Move the right foot on line CD, forming a right L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with the forearm.
  4. Execute a low block to AD with the right outer forearm and a middle side block to D with the left inner forearm, maintaining a right L-stance toward D.
  5. Move the left foot to BC forming a sitting stance toward BD, at the same time executing a middle pushing block to BD with the right palm.
  6. Execute a middle punch to BD with the left fist, maintaining a sitting stance toward BD.
  7. Move the left foot on line CD, forming a left L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with the forearm.
  8. Execute a low block to BD with the left outer forearm and a middle side block to D with the right inner forearm, maintaining a left L-stance toward D.
  9. Turn the face toward C forming a left bending ready stance B toward D.
  10. Execute a middle back piercing kick to C with the right foot.
  11. Lower the right foot to C, forming a right L-stance toward D while executing a middle block to D with the left knife hand.
  12. Turn the face toward C forming a right bending ready stance B toward D.
  13. Execute a middle back piercing kick to C with the left foot.
  14. Lower the left foot to C, forming a left L-stance toward D while executing a middle block to D with the right knife hand.
  15. Move the right foot to C, forming a right L-stance toward D while executing a downward thrust to D with the left straight elbow.
  16. Move the left foot to C, forming a left L-stance toward D while executing a downward thrust to D with the right straight elbow.
  17. Move the left foot to D to form a left walking stance toward D while executing a pressing block to D with the right palm.
  18. Move the right foot to D to form a right walking stance toward D while executing a pressing block to D with the left palm.
  19. Move the right foot to C forming a right L-stance toward D, while executing a downward block to D with the left outer forearm.
  20. Move the right foot to D forming a left L-stance toward D, while executing a downward block to D with the right outer forearm.
  21. Move the left foot to D, forming a right rear foot stance toward D, at the same time executing an upward block to D with the left palm.
  22. Move the right foot to D, forming a left rear foot stance toward D, at the same time executing an upward block to D with the right palm.
  23. Move the right foot to C, forming a right rear foot stance toward D, and then execute a middle side front snap kick to D with the left foot, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 22.
  24. Lower the left foot to D, forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a high inward strike to D with a twin knife-hand.
  25. Execute a rising block with the left knife hand, maintaining a left walking stance toward D.
    Perform 24 and 25 in a continuous motion
  26. Execute a low guarding block to D with a knife hand, while forming a right L-stance toward D, pulling the left foot.
  27. Execute a downward punch to D with the right fist while forming a left walking stance toward D, slipping the left foot.
  28. Move the left foot to the side rear of the right foot and then slide to C, forming a right L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with a knife hand.
  29. Jump and land on the same spot, forming a right L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with a knife hand.
  30. Jump to D to form a right X-stance toward BD, while executing a high side strike to D with the right back fist.
  31. Move the left foot to C, forming a left walking stance toward C, at the same time executing a high side block to C with the left outer forearm.
  32. Move the left foot on line CD, forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a high side block to D with the right outer forearm.
  33. Move the left foot to D, forming a right L-stance toward D, at the same time executing an upset punch to D with the right fist and bringing the left side fist in front of the right shoulder.
  34. Execute a middle hook kick to A with the right foot.
  35. Lower the right foot to A, forming a left L-stance toward A while executing a high cross cut to A with the right flat finger tip.
  36. Bring the right foot to the left foot and then execute a middle hook kick to B with the left foot.
  37. Lower the left foot to B, forming a right L-stance toward B, at the same time executing a high cross cut to B with the left flat finger tip.
  38. Bring the left foot to the right foot, and then move the right foot to A forming a left L-stance toward A, at the same time executing a high guarding block to A with a knife hand.
  39. Bring the right foot to the left foot, and then move the left foot to B forming a right L-stance toward B, at the same time executing a high guarding block to B with a knife hand.

END: Move the left foot to a ready stance C facing D.

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