Po-Eun 포은-(圃隱)

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Po-Eun is the pseudonym of a 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 unerring loyalty to the king and country towards the end of the Koryo Dynasty.

 

Number of Moves: 36

Ready Posture: Parallel Stance with a Heaven Hand to D.

1. Move the left foot to B, forming a right L-stance toward B while executing a half facing middle guarding block to B with the forearm.

2. Pull the right foot to the left knee joint to form a left one-leg stance toward D, at the same time lifting both fists side facing while turning the face toward A.

3. Execute a pressing kick to A with the right foot keeping the position of the hands as they were in 2.

4. Lower the right foot to A to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a side facing middle side strike to A with the right knife-hand.

5. Execute an angle punch with the left fist while maintaining a full facing sitting stance toward D.

6. Execute a full facing pressing block with the left, fore fist while executing a side front block with the right inner forearm, maintaining a sitting stance toward D.

7. Execute a full facing pressing block with the right fore fist and a side front block with the left inner forearm while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.

8. Execute a full facing middle wedging block with the inner forearm while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.

9. Thrust 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 full facing sitting stance towards D.

10. Execute a full facing 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.

11. Thrust 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 full facing sitting stance toward D.

12. Execute a side facing right horizontal punch to A while maintaining a sitting stance toward D. Perform 6 through 12 in a continuous motion.

12. Cross 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.

13. Move the right foot to A forming a left L-stance toward A at the same time executing a full facing U-shape grasp to A.

14. Bring the left foot to the right foot forming a closed stance toward D while executing a half facing horizontal thrust with a twin elbow, turning the face toward B. Perform in slow motion.

15. Move the left foot to B to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a full facing side back strike to C with the right back fist and extending the left arm to the side downward.

16. Cross the right foot over the left foot forming a left X-stance toward D while executing a full facing low front block with the left outer forearm and bringing the right finger belly to the left side fist.

17. Move the left foot to B to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a full facing low guarding block to B with a reverse knife-hand.

18. Execute a half facing forearm middle guarding block to A while forming a left L-stance toward A pivoting with left foot.

19. Pull the left foot to the right knee joint to form a right one-leg stance toward D, at the same time  a half facing lifting both fists while turning the face toward B.

20. Execute a side facing pressing kick to B with the left foot keeping the position of the hands as they were in 20.

22. Lower the left foot to B to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a side facing middle side strike to B with the left knife-hand.

23. Execute a full facing angle punch with the right fist while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.

24. Execute a full facing pressing block with the right, fore fist while executing a side front block with the left inner forearm, maintaining a sitting stance toward D.

25. Execute a full facing pressing block with the left fore fist and a side front block with the right inner forearm while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.

26. Execute a full facing middle wedging block with the inner forearm while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.

27. Thrust to C with the left back elbow supporting the full facing left fore fist with the right palm keeping the face as it was in 26 while maintaining a sitting stance towards D.

28. Execute a full facing 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.

29. Thrust to C with the right back elbow supporting a full facing the right fore fist with left palm, keeping the face as it was in 28 while maintaining a sitting stance toward D.

30. Execute a side facing left horizontal punch to B while maintaining a sitting stance toward D. Perform 24 through 30 in a continuous motion.

31. Cross the right foot over the left foot forming a left X-stance toward D while executing a full facing low front block to D with the left outer forearm and bringing the right finger belly on the left under forearm.

32. Move the left foot to B forming a right L-stance toward B at the same time executing a half facing U-shape grasp to B.

33. Bring the right foot to the left foot forming a closed stance toward D while executing a full facing horizontal thrust with a twin elbow, turning the face toward A. Perform in slow motion.

34. Move the right foot to A to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a full facing side back strike to C with the left back fist and extending the right arm to the side downward.

35. Cross the left foot over the right foot forming a right X-stance toward D while executing a full facing low front block with the right outer forearm and bringing the left finger belly to the right side fist.

36.Move the right foot to A to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a half facing low guarding block to A with a reverse knife-hand.

End: Bring the left foot back to a ready position.

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