Joong Gun is named after the patriot An Joong‐Gun who assassinated Hiro Bumi Ito, the Japanese Governor General of Korea, known as the man who played the leading part of the Korea‐Japan merger. There are 32 movements in this pattern to represent Mr An's age when he was executed in the Lui‐Shung prison (1910).
Number of movements:32
Starting position:Closed Ready Stance 'B' (Moa Chunbi Sogi 'B') on X facing towards D.
When finished:Bring right foot back to X in closed ready stance 'B' facing D.
Line work Students are required to know ALL combinations and techniques up to grade.
Set Sparring (Sambo Matsoki) Students are required to know ALL set sparring up to grade.
2 step sparring (Ilbo matsoki):
Rear foot stance = Dwit bal sogi
Low stance = Nachuo sogi
Parts of the body:
Arc hand = Bandal son
Side fist = Yop joomuk
Side sole = Yop bal badak
Back kick = Dwit chagi
Pressing kick = Noollo chagi
Downwards kick = Naeryo chagi
Side thrust kick = Yop cha tulgi
Reverse turning hooking kick = Bandae dollyo goro chagi
Upper elbow strike = Wi palkup taerigi
Twin upset punch = Sang dwijibo jirugi
Turning punch = Dollyo jirugi
Twin straight forearm block = Sang sun palmok makgi
X block = Kyocha makgi
Pressing block = Noollo makgi
Downwards block = Naeryo makgi
U shaped block = Digutja makgi
Signifies heaven, toward which the plant matures into a towering tree as training in Tae Kwon-Do progresses.
Signifies danger, cautioning the student to exercise control and warning the opponent to stay away.