Eui Am

Meaning

Eui Am is the pseudonym of Son Byong Hi, leader of the Korean independence movement on March 1st, 1919. The 45 movements refer to his age when he changed the name of Dong Hak (Oriental culture) to Chondo Kyo (Heavenly way religion) in 1905. The diagram represents his Indomitable Spirit, displayed while dedicating himself to the prosperity of his nation.

Diagram

Eui-Am

Terms

English Korean
Reverse knife-hand rising block Bandae songkal chookyo makgi
High back fist side strike Nopunde dung joomuk yop taerigi
High crescent punch Nopunde bandal jirugi
Middle turning punch Kaunde dollyo jirugi
Middle knife-hand wedging block Kaunde songkal hecho makgi
Reverse knife-hand circular block Songkaldung dollimyo makgi
Downward twin palm block Naeryo sang sonbaduk makgi
Low knife-hand outward block Najunde songkal bakuro makgi

Moves

Step Position Stance Movement Notes
Closed Ready Stance D
1 Right low inward knife-hand block Left walking stance Move right foot to C Facing D
Reaction hand is side fist to right shoulder
2 Left high reverse outer forearm side block Right walking stance Move left foot to C Body is half facing, with left shoulder slightly forwards
3 Right middle punch Right walking stance No step
4 Left low twisting kick Step up Hands stay in position from 3
5 Downward x-fist block Left walking stance Step down (from 4) to D
6 Right reverse rising knife-hand block Left walking stance No step 5 and 6 in continuous motion
7 High right back fist side strike Right X stance Jump to D Strike is towards D
Stance is facing BD
Back fist is supported by left finger belly
8 Left middle punch Right L stance Move left foot to C Turn to face C
9 Right middle reverse turning kick Step up To AC
10 Right middle knife-hand side strike Sitting stance Right foot to C Stamp
Facing A
Strike to C
11 Left middle side piercing kick To C
Pull hands in opposite direction
12 High right crescent punch Left walking stance Left foot down to C Facing C
13 Left middle turning punch Parallel stance Move right foot Punch is in-line with the centre line of the attacker’s body
Punch is level with the attacker’s solar plexus
14 Left low inward knife-hand block Right walking stance Move left foot to D Reaction hand is right side fist to left shoulder
15 High right reverse outer forearm side block Left walking stance Move right foot to D Body is half facing, with right shoulder slightly forwards
16 Left middle punch Left walking stance No step
17 Right low twisting kick Step up Hands stay in position from 16
18 Downward x-fist block Right walking stance Step down (from 17)
19 Left reverse rising knife-hand block Right walking stance No step 18 and 19 in continuous motion
20 High left back fist side strike Left X stance Jump to C Strike is towards C
Stance is facing BC
21 Right middle punch Left L stance Move right foot to D Turn to face D
22 Left middle reverse turning kick Step up To AD
23 Left middle knife-hand strike Sitting stance Left foot to D Stamp
Facing A
Strike to D
24 Right middle side piercing kick To D
25 Left high crescent punch Right walking stance Right foot down to D Facing D
26 Right middle turning punch Parallel stance Move left foot Punch is in-line with the centre line of the attacker’s body
Punch is level with the attacker’s solar plexus
27 Middle knife-hand wedging block Right walking stance Right foot to D Finger tips in line with shoulders
28 Left reverse knife-hand circular block Right walking stance No step Block to BD
Body is half facing, with left shoulder slightly forwards
29 Downward twin palm block Left rear foot stance Pull right foot Facing D
Left hand is closer to the body
Block is at 15 degrees
30 Left middle punch Left L stance Slip right foot Facing D
31 Right low inward knife-hand block Left L stance Slide towards C Try not to lean forwards before the slide
32 Middle knife-hand wedging block Left walking stance Left foot to D Finger tips in line with shoulders
33 Right reverse knife-hand circular block Left walking stance No step Block to AD
Body is half facing, with right shoulder slightly forwards
34 Downward twin palm block Right rear foot stance Pull right foot Right hand is closer to the body
Block is at 15 degrees
35 Right middle punch Right L stance Slip left foot Facing D
36 Left low inward knife-hand block Right L stance Slide towards C Try not to lean forwards before the slide
37 Right high reverse turning kick To BD
38 Right middle guarding block Left rear foot stance Right foot down to D
39 Left high reverse turning kick To AD
40 Left middle guarding block Right rear foot stance Left foot down to D
41 Low outward knife-hand block Right L stance Move left foot to right, then right foot to C Facing D
42 Right middle punch Left walking stance Slip right foot to D
43 Right outward knife-hand block Left L stance Move left foot to C
44 Left middle punch Right walking stance Slip left foot to D
45 Right high punch Right walking stance No step
Closed Ready Stance D Right foot to ready posture
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