Dan Gun

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Number of Movements: 21

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

All punches head height.

(W) = Walking Stance  (L) = L Stance

1. Step to left, knife-hand guarding block, left hand and foot in front. (L)

2. Step forward, high punch, right hand and leg in front. (W)

3. Bringing right leg around clockwise to opposite side, knife-hand guarding block, right hand and foot in front. (L)

4. Stepping out walking stance and high punch, left hand, left leg. (W)

5. Draw back left leg and step to front with the left leg, low block with left arm. (W)

6,7,8 Stepping forward 3 times 3 high punches finishing right hand and leg in front. (W)

9. Place left fist on right resting on right hip; bring left leg around anti-clockwise, twin forearm block. Left leg and arm in front, right arm in rising block position. (L)

10. Step out high punch. (W)

11. Place right fist on left resting on left hip; bring right leg around clockwise, to opposite side of hall, twin forearm block. Right leg and arm in front, left arm in rising block position. (L)

12. Step out high punch. (W)

13,14. Draw back left leg and step towards back of hall with left leg, low block then rising block – both with left hand, DO NOT STEP TWICE. (W)

15,16,17 Stepping forward 3 times 3 rising blocks. Finishing right arm and leg in front. (W)

18. Bringing left or back leg around counter-clockwise, knifehand strike with left hand. (L)

19. Step out high punch. (W)

20. Bringing right or front leg around clockwise,  knifehand strike with right hand. (L)

21. Step out high punch (W) and SHOUT.

END: Bring the left foot back to a ready posture.

Dan Gun