Terminology Applicable to 8th Kup
Dan-Gun (21 movements): Dan-Gun is named after the Holy Dan-Gun, the legendary founder of Korea in the year 2333 BC.
|Ap Kumchi||Front sole – is used for front kick and turning kick.|
|Balkal||Footsword – is used for side piecing kick and back piecing
|Dwit Chook||Back heel – is used for reverse turning kick.|
|Sonkal Dung||Reverse knifehand|
|Bandae Dollyo Chagi||Reverse turning kick|
|Dollyo Chagi||Turning kick|
|Nopunde Ap Jirugi||High front punch|
|Sonkal Yop Taerigi||Knifehand side strike|
|Yop Cha Jirugi||Side piecing kick|
|Chookyo Makgi||Rising block – in walking stance.|
|Sang Palmok Makgi||Twin forearm block – in L- stance.|
|Sonkal Daebi Makgi||Knifehand gaurding block – in L – stance.|
|Ban Jayoo Matsoki||Semi – free sparring – (Both attacker & defender start in L – stance)|
|Jayoo Matsoki||Free sparring – (Both attacker & defender start in L – stance)|
|Sambo Matsoki||Three – step sparring – ( Attacker in walking stance – defender in parallel stance)|
- Rising block is classified as a front block, so it must be performed full facing.
- Front block (Ap Makgi) is when the blocking tool finishes at the centre line & the body is full facing.
- When performing rising block, the fist must be over the opposite shoulder.
- Three-step sparring may be practised using the same three of ANY attack.
- Remember not to perform the high punch when returning to Chon-Ji.
- Side block is when the body is kept half-facing whilst blocking.
- Dan-Gun movements 13 & 14 are performed in continuous motion Yonsok Dong Jak
- The 4 defensive movements in pattern Dan-Gun are:
- Sonkal Daebi Kaunde Makgi in niunja sogi,
- Sang Palmok Makgi in niunja sogi,
- Bakat Palmok Najunde Makgi in gunnon sogi, and
- Chookyo Makgi in gunnon sogi.