Choong Jang

Meaning

Choong Jang is the pseudonym given to General Kim Duk Ryang who lived during the Yi dynasty, 14th century. This pattern ends with a left-hand attack to symobolise the tragedy of his death at 27 in prison before he was able to reach full maturity.

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Terms

English Korean
High inner forearm side front block Nopunde an palmok yopap makgi
Double finger thrust Doo songarak tulgi
Palm scooping block Sonbaduk duro makgi
Knee front snap kick Moorup apcha busigi
Twin palm pressing block Sang sonbaduk nollyo makgi
High outer forearm obverse front block Nopunde bakat palmok baro apmakgi
High flat fingertip reverse thrust Nopunde opun sonkut bandae tulgi
Back hand downward strike Sondung naeryo taerigi

Moves

Step Position Stance Movement Notes
Closed Ready Stance A
1 Right high inner forearm side front block Sitting stance Right foot to A Left arm in low block position
Chamber like low/rising block
2 Left high inner forearm side front block Sitting stance No step Right arm in low block position
Chamber like low/rising block
3 Left angle punch Closed stance Right foot up to left Slow motion
4 Right high double finger thrust Left walking stance Left foot to D
5 Left high double finger thrust Right walking stance Right foot to D
6 Right front strike with back fist Right walking stance No step Left forearm across chest
7 Left rising block Left walking stance Left foot to D
8 Right middle punch Right walking stance Right foot to D
9 Middle forearm guarding block Right L stance Right foot to C
Turn anti-clockwise, then slide
Block is facing D (after the turn and slide)
10 Low right front snap kick Step up to D Keep hands in guarding position from 9
11 Right high flat finger tip thrust Right low stance Lower right foot to D
12 Right high turning kick Support the body with both hands and left knee
Hands should look like double arc-hand
13 Right high punch Lower right foot to D ‘Press the ground’ with the left palm
14 Left side elbow thrust Left L stance Left foot to D
Turn clockwise
Elbow thrust to D
15 Middle guarding block Left L stance Left foot to C
Turn clockwise
L stance to D
16 Left palm scooping block Right L stance Right foot to C
17 Right middle outward knife hand strike Left L stance Left foot to C L stance to D
18 X fist pressing block Left walking stance Left foot to C
Pivot on right foot
19 Right low front knee kick Kick to C
Pull both hands to left (as if grabbing opponent’s leg)
20 Middle knife hand guarding block Right L stance Lower right foot to C Guarding block to D
21 Right side elbow thrust Right L stance Slide right foot to D L stance to C
22 Middle knife hand guarding block Left L stance Pivot on left foot L stance to D
23 Right middle side piercing kick Pull both hands in opposite direction
Kick to D
24 Twin palm pressing block Right rear foot stance Lower right foot to D
Pivot on right foot
Rear foot stance to C
25 Right high outer forearm front block, then
Right high side back fist strike
Right walking stance Right foot to C High outer forearm comes inwards; high side back fist strike goes outwards
26 Left high flat fingertip thrust Right L stance Pivot on right foot L stance to D
27 Right low front snap kick Bring right palm on left back forearm
28 Left walking stance Lower right foot to D
Pivot on left foot
Slow motion
Walking stance to C
Bring both fists to right hip; left side fist on right under fist
29 Left back hand downward strike Right L stance Pivot on right foot L stance to C
Stamp
30 Right middle punch Right L stance Punch left palm, as if pulling opponent in
31 Right back hand downward strike Left L stance Right foot to C L stance to C
Stamp
32 Left middle punch Left L stance Punch right palm, as if pulling opponent in
33 Left middle outward knife-hand strike Right L stance Pivot on right foot L stance to D
Stamp
34 Right high side front back fist strike Left walking stance Slip left foot to D Strike left palm with right elbow
35 Right middle outward knife-hand strike Left L stance Right foot to D L stance to D
Stamp
36 Left high side front back fist strike Right walking stance Slip right foot to D Strike right palm with left elbow
37 Low reverse knife-hand guarding block Right L stance Pivot on right foot L stance to C
38 Right 9-shape block Left walking stance Slip left foot to C
39 Low reverse knife-hand guarding block Left L stance Right foot to C
40 Left 9-shape block Right walking stance Slip right foot to C Walking stance to C
41 Twin knife-hand horizontal strike Left walking stance Right foot to D Walking stance to C
42 Right high arc-hand strike Maintain stance from 41
43 Right middle front snap kick Kick to C
Keep hands as in 42
44 Left high arc-hand strike Right walking stance Lower right foot to C
45 Left middle front snap kick Kick to C
Keep hands as in 44
46 Right middle punch Left walking stance Lower left foot to C Walking stance to C
47 Left middle punch Left walking stance No step 46 and 47 in Fast motion
48 Twin high fore-knuckle fist crescent punch Closed stance Bring right foot to left foot Closed stance facing C
49 Left low knife-hand block Left walking stance Left foot to B
Turn anti-clockwise
Walking stance to B
50 High right open fist punch Left walking stance Maintain stance from 49
51 Low right knife-hand block Right walking stance Move left foot on line AB Walking stance to A
52 Left high open fist punch Right walking stance Maintain stance from 51
Closed Ready Stance A Left foot to ready posture