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Do-San 24 Movements

DO-SAN is the pseudonym for the patriot Ahn Chang-Ho (1876 to 1938). The 24 movements in this pattern represent his entire life, which he devoted to furthering the education of Korea and its independence movement.

START: Parallel stance at X facing D
1Move the left foot to B, forming a left walking stance toward B while executing a high block to B with the left outer forearm.
2Execute a middle punch to B with the right fist while maintaining a left walking stance toward B.
3Move the left foot on line AB, and then turn clockwise to form a right walking stance toward A while executing a high block to A with the right outer forearm.
4Execute a middle punch to A with the left fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward A.
5Move the left foot to D, forming a right L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with a knife-hand.
6Move the right foot to D forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a middle thrust to D with the right straight fingertip.
7Twist the right knife-hand together with the body counter clockwise until its palm faces downward and then move the left foot to D, turning counter clockwise to form a left walking stance toward D while executing a high side strike to D with the left back fist.
8Move the right foot to D forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a high side strike to D with the right back fist.
9Move the left foot to E, turning counter clockwise to form a left walking stance toward E while executing a high block to E with the left outer forearm.
10Execute a middle punch to E with the right fist while maintaining a left walking stance toward E.
11Move the left foot on line EF, and then turn clockwise to form a right walking stance toward F while executing a high block to F with the right outer forearm.
12Execute a middle punch to F with the left fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward F.
13Move the left foot to CE forming a left walking stance toward CE, at the same time executing a high wedging block to CE with the outer forearm.
14Execute a middle front snap kick to CE with the right foot, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 13.
Perform 15 and 16 in a fast motion.
15Lower the right foot to CE forming a right walking stance toward CE while executing a middle punch to CE with the right fist.
16Execute a middle punch to CE with the left fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward CE.
17Move the right foot to CF forming a right walking stance toward CF while executing a high wedging block to CF with the outer forearm.
18Execute a middle front snap kick to CF with the left foot, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 17.
Perform 19 and 20 in a fast motion.
19Lower the left foot to CF forming a left walking stance toward CF while executing a middle punch to CF with the left fist.
20Execute a middle punch to CF with the right fist while maintaining a left walking stance toward CF.
21Move the left foot to C forming a left walking stance toward C, at the same time executing a rising block with the left forearm.
22Move the right foot to C forming a right walking stance toward C while executing a rising block with the right forearm.
23Move the left foot to B, turning counter clockwise to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a middle side strike to B with the left knife-hand.
24Bring the left foot to the right foot and then move the right foot to A forming a sitting stance toward D while executing a middle side strike to A with the right knife-hand.
ENDBring the right foot back to a parallel ready stance.