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Po-Eun 36 Movements

PO-EUN is the pseudonym of the loyal subject Chong Mong-Chu (1400) who was a famous poet and whose poem 'I would not serve a second master though I might be crucified a hundred times' is known to every Korean. He was also a pioneer in the field of physics. The diagram represents his unbending loyalty to his king and country towards the end of the Koryo Dynasty.

START: Parallel ready stance with a heaven hand at X facing D
1Move the left foot to B, forming a right L-stance toward B while executing a middle guarding block to B with the forearm.
2Pull the right foot to the left knee joint to form a left one-leg stance toward D, at the same time lifting both fists while turning the face toward A.
3Execute a pressing kick to A with the right foot keeping the position of the hands as they were in 2.
4Lower the right foot to A to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a middle side strike to A with the right knife-hand.
5Execute an angle punch with the left fist while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
Perform 6 through 12 in a continuous motion.
6Execute a pressing block with the left, fore fist while executing a side front block with the right inner forearm, maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
7Execute a pressing block with the right fore fist and a side front block with the left inner forearm while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
8Execute a middle wedging block with the inner forearm while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
9Thrust to C with the right back elbow supporting the right fore fist with the left palm keeping the face as it was in 8 while maintaining a sitting stance towards D.
10Execute a middle punch to D with the right fist slipping the left palm up to the right elbow joint while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
11Thrust to C with the left back elbow supporting the left fore fist with right palm, keeping the face as it was in 10 while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
12Execute a right horizontal punch to A while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
13Cross the left foot over the right foot forming a right X-stance toward D while executing a low front block to D with the right outer forearm and bringing the left finger belly on the right under forearm.
14Move the right foot to A forming a left L-stance toward A at the same time executing a U-shape grasp to A.
Perform movement 15 in slow motion.
15Bring the left foot to the right foot forming a closed stance toward D while executing a horizontal thrust with a twin elbow, turning the face toward B.
16Move the left foot to B to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a side back strike to C with the right back fist and extending the left arm to the side downward.
17Cross the right foot over the left foot forming a left X-stance toward D while executing a low front block with the left outer forearm and bringing the right finger belly to the left side fist.
18Move the left foot to B to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a low guarding block to B with a reverse knife-hand.
19Execute a forearm middle guarding block to A while forming a left L-stance toward A pivoting with left foot.
20Pull the left foot to the right knee joint to form a right one-leg stance toward D, at the same time lifting both fists while turning the face toward B.
21Execute a pressing kick to B with the left foot keeping the position of the hands as they were in 20.
22Lower the left foot to B to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a middle side strike to B with the left knife-hand.
23Execute an angle punch with the right fist while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
Perform 24 through 30 in a continuous motion.
24Execute a pressing block with the right, fore fist while executing a side front block with the left inner forearm, maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
25Execute a pressing block with the left fore fist and a side front block with the right inner forearm while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
26Execute a middle wedging block with the inner forearm while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
27Thrust to C with the left back elbow supporting the left fore fist with the right palm keeping the face as it was in 26 while maintaining a sitting stance towards D.
28Execute a middle punch to D with the left fist slipping the right palm up to the left elbow joint while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
29Thrust to C with the right back elbow supporting the right fore fist with left palm, keeping the face as it was in 28 while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
30Execute a left horizontal punch to B while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.
31Cross the right foot over the left foot forming a left X-stance toward D while executing a low front block to D with the left outer forearm and bringing the right finger belly on the left under forearm.
32Move the left foot to B forming a right L-stance toward B at the same time executing a U-shape grasp to B.
Perform movement 33 in slow motion.
33Bring the right foot to the left foot forming a closed stance toward D while executing a horizontal thrust with a twin elbow, turning the face toward A.
34Move the right foot to A to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a side back strike to C with the left back fist and extending the right arm to the side downward.
35Cross the left foot over the right foot forming a right X-stance toward D while executing a low front block with the right outer forearm and bringing the left finger belly to the right side fist.
36Move the right foot to A to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a low guarding block to A with a reverse knife-hand.
ENDBring the left foot back to a parallel ready stance with a heaven hand.