Po-Eun

Pattern Name: Po-Eun
Pattern Meaning: Po-Eun is the pseudonym of a loyal subject Chong Mong-Chu (1400) who was a famous poet and whose poem “I would not serve a second master though I might be crucified a hundred times” is known to every Korean. He was also a pioneer in the field of physics. The diagram represents his unerring loyalty to the king and country towards the end of the Koryo Dynasty.
Number of Moves: 36
Foot that returns to ready position: Left Foot
Ready Position: Parallel Stance with a Heaven Hand

1. Move the left foot to B, forming a right L-stance toward B while executing a middle guarding block to B with the forearm.

2. Pull the right foot to the left knee joint to form a left one-leg stance toward D, at the same time lifting both fists while turning the face toward A.
3. Execute a pressing kick to A with the right foot keeping the position of the hands as they were in 2.
4. Lower the right foot to A to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a middle side strike to A with the right knife-hand.
5. Execute an angle punch with the left fist while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
6. Execute a pressing block with the left, fore fist while executing a side front block with the right inner forearm, maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
7. Execute a pressing block with the right fore fist and a side front block with the left inner forearm while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
8. Execute a middle wedging block with the inner forearm while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
9. Thrust to C with the right back elbow, supporting the right fore fist with the left palm keeping the face as it was in 8 while maintaining a sitting stance towards D.
10. Execute a middle punch to D with the right fist slipping the left palm up to the right elbow joint while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
11. Thrust to C with the left back elbow supporting the left fore fist with right palm, keeping the face as it was in 10 while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
12. Execute a right horizontal punch to A while maintaining a sitting stance toward D. Perform 6 through 12 in a continuous motion.
13. Cross the left foot over the right foot forming a right X-stance toward D while executing a low front block to D with the right outer forearm and bringing the left finger belly on the right under forearm.
14. Move the right foot to A forming a left L-stance toward A at the same time executing a U-shape grasp to A.
15. Bring the left foot to the right foot forming a closed stance toward D while executing a horizontal thrust with a twin elbow, turning the face toward B. Perform in slow motion.
16. Move the left foot to B to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a side back strike to C with the right back fist and extending the left arm to the side downward.
17. Cross the right foot over the left foot forming a left X-stance toward D while executing a low front block with the left outer forearm and bringing the right finger belly to the left side fist.
18. Move the left foot to B to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a low guarding block to B with a reverse knife-hand.
19. Execute a forearm middle guarding block to A while forming a left L-stance toward A pivoting with left foot.
20. Pull the left foot to the right knee joint to form a right one-leg stance toward D, at the same time lifting both fists while turning the face toward B.
21. Execute a pressing kick to B with the left foot keeping the position of the hands as they were in 20.
22. Lower the left foot to B to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a middle side strike to B with the left knife-hand.
23. Execute an angle punch with the right fist while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
24. Execute a pressing block with the right, fore fist while executing a side front block with the left inner forearm, maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
25. Execute a pressing block with the left fore fist and a side front block with the right inner forearm while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
26. Execute a middle wedging block with the inner forearm while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
27. Thrust to C with the left back elbow supporting the left fore fist with the right palm keeping the face as it was in 26 while maintaining a sitting stance towards D.
28. Execute a middle punch to D with the left fist slipping the right palm up to the left elbow joint while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
29. Thrust to C with the right back elbow supporting the right fore fist with left palm, keeping the face as it was in 28 while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
30. Execute a left horizontal punch to B while maintaining a sitting stance toward D. Perform 24 through 30 in a continuous motion.
31. Cross the right foot over the left foot forming a left X-stance toward D while executing a low front block to D with the left outer forearm and bringing the right finger belly on the left under forearm.
32. Move the left foot to B forming a right L-stance toward B at the same time executing a U-shape grasp to B.
33. Bring the right foot to the left foot forming a closed stance toward D while executing a horizontal thrust with a twin elbow, turning the face toward A. Perform in slow motion.
34. Move the right foot to A to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a side back strike to C with the left back fist and extending the right arm to the side downward.
35. Cross the left foot over the right foot forming a right X-stance toward D while executing a low front block with the right outer forearm and bringing the left finger belly to the right side fist.
36. Move the right foot to A to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a low guarding block to A with a reverse knife-hand.

End: Bring the left foot back to a ready position.
 

Ge-Baek

Pattern Name: Ge-Baek


Pattern Meaning: Ge-Baek is named after Ge-Baek, a great general in the Baek Je Dynasty (660 AD). The diagram represents his severe and strict military discipline.

Number of Moves: 44

Foot that returns to ready position: Right Foot


Ready Posture: Parallel Ready Stance

1. Move the right foot to C forming a right L-stance toward D while executing a checking block D with an X-knife-hand.
2. Execute a low twisting kick to D with the right foot keeping the position of the hands as they were in 1.
3. Lower the right foot to D forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a middle punch to D with the right fist.
4. Execute a middle punch to D with the left fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward D. Perform 3 and 4 in a fast motion.
5. Move the right foot to C forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a rising block with the left forearm.
6. Execute a low block to D with the left forearm while maintaining a left walking stance toward D. Perform 5 and 6 in a continuous motion.
7. Execute a high block to AD with a double arc hand while looking through it maintaining a left walking stance toward D.
8. Turn the face toward D while forming a right bending ready stance A toward D.
9. Lower the left foot to AD to form a sitting stance toward AC while executing a scooping block to AC with the left palm.
10. Execute a middle punch to AC with the right fist while maintaining a sitting stance toward AC. Perform 9 and 10 in a connecting motion.
11. Execute a front strike to AC with the left back fist while maintaining a sitting stance toward AC.
12. Move the right foot on line AB and then move the left foot to C forming a right L-stance toward C while executing a middle guarding block to C with a knife-hand.
13. Execute a low side front snap kick to C with the left foot keeping the position of the hands as they were in 12.
14. Lower the left foot to C forming a left low stance toward C while executing a high thrust to C with the left flat finger tip.
15. Execute a high thrust to C with the right flat finger tip while maintaining a left low stance toward C.
16. Execute a middle side piercing kick to C with the right foot while pulling both hands in the opposite direction.
17. Lower the right foot to C forming a right L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with the forearm.
18. Move the right foot to D turning counter clockwise to form a right L-stance toward C while executing a middle guarding block to C with the forearm.
19. Move the left foot to D turning counter clockwise to form a right L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with a knife-hand.
20. Move the left foot on line CD to form a sitting stance toward A while executing a right 9-shape block.
21. Move the right foot to D, turning counter-clockwise to form a left walking stance toward C while executing a low block to C with the left knife-hand.
22. Execute a middle turning kick to BC with the right foot and then lower it to C.
23. Execute a flying side piercing kick to C with the right foot. Perform 22 and 23 in a fast motion.
24. Land to C to form a right walking stance toward C while executing a high vertical punch to C with a twin fist.
25. Execute a high block to AC with a double arc-hand while looking through it maintaining a right walking stance toward C.
26. Execute an upset punch to C with the left fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward C.
27. Move the right foot on line CD, forming a left walking stance toward D while striking the left palm with the right front elbow.
28. Jump to D, forming a right x-stance toward BD while executing a high block to D with the right double forearm.
29. Move the left foot to BC to form a sitting stance toward BD, at the same time executing a scooping block to BD with the right palm.
30. Execute a middle punch to BD with the left fist while maintaining a sitting stance toward BD. Perform 29 and 30 in a connecting motion.
31. Execute a front strike to BD with the right back fist while maintaining a sitting stance toward BD.
32. Move the left foot to C, forming a left walking stance toward C, at the same time executing a high front strike to C with the right reverse knife-hand.
33. Move the left foot to A about half a shoulder width while executing a middle turning kick to C with the right foot.
34. Lower the right foot to C, and then turn counter-clockwise to form a left walking stance toward D, pivoting with the right foot while executing a high vertical punch to D with a twin fist.
35. Execute a middle punch to D with the right middle knuckle fist, bringing the left side first in front of the right shoulder while forming a right L-stance toward D pulling the left foot.
36. Move the right foot to D to form a sitting stance toward B, at the same time executing left 9-shape block.
37. Execute a low guarding block to C with a reverse knife-hand while maintaining a sitting stance toward B.
38. Execute a low guarding block to D with a knife-hand while maintaining a sitting stance toward B. Perform 37 and 38 in a continuous motion.
39. Move the left foot to D in a stamping motion to form a sitting stance toward A while executing a W-shape block with the outer forearm.
40. Move the left foot to C in a stamping motion to form a sitting stance toward B while executing a W-shape block with the outer forearm.
41. Move the right foot to C forming a right walking stance toward C while executing a rising block with the right forearm.
42. Execute a middle punch to C with the left fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward C.
43. Move the right foot on line CD forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a rising block with the left forearm.
44. Execute a middle punch to D with the right fist while maintaining a left walking stance toward D.

End: Bring the right foot back to a ready position.

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