Yoo-Sin 유신 (庾信)

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Yoo-Sin is named after General Kim Yoo Sin, a commanding general during the Silla Dynasty. The 68 movements refer to the last two figures of 668 A.D., the year Korea was united. The ready posture signifies a sword drawn on the right rather than left side, symbolizing Yoo Sin’s mistake of following his Kings’ orders to fight with foreign forces against his own nation.

Number of Moves: 68

Ready Posture: Warrior Ready Stance B toward D.

1. Move the left foot to form a sitting stance toward D, while executing a full facing horizontal double elbow release (from a bear hug).

2. Sliding booth feet to the right, maintain a sitting stance toward D, executing a side facing left forefist angle punch to C. (2 & 3 are performed in fast motion.)

3. Execute a side facing angle punch to C with the right fist while sliding to B, maintaining a sitting stance toward D. Perform 2 and 3 in a fast motion.

4. Execute a half facing middle hooking block to D with the right palm while standing up toward D.

5. Execute a full facing middle punch to D with the left fist while forming a sitting stance toward D.

6. Execute a half facing middle hooking block to D with the left palm while standing up toward D.

7. Execute a full facing middle punch to D with the right fist while forming a sitting stance toward D.

8. Move the left foot to BD to form a left walking stance toward BD while executing a reverse half facing high side block to BD with the left outer forearm.

9. Execute a reverse half facing circular block to D with the right inner forearm while maintaining a left walking stance toward BD.

10. Execute a reverse half facing scooping block with the left palm while forming a sitting stance toward AD.

11. Execute a full facing middle punch to AD with the right fist while maintaining a sitting stance toward AD. Perform 10 and 11 in a connecting motion.

12. Bring the left foot to the right foot, and then move the right foot to AD to form a right walking stance toward AD while executing a half facing high side block to AD with the right outer forearm.

13. Execute a reverse half facing circular block to D with the left inner forearm while maintaining a right walking stance toward AD.

14. Execute a reverse half facing scooping block with the right palm while forming a sitting stance toward BD.

15. Execute a full facing middle punch to BD with the left fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward BD. Perform 14 and 15 in a connecting motion.

16. Execute a half facing high hooking block to BC with the right palm while forming a left walking stance toward BC.

17. Execute a full facing middle punch to BD with the left fist while forming a sitting stance toward BD.

18. Execute a reverse half facing high hooking block to AD with the left palm while forming a right walking stance toward AD.

19. Execute a full facing middle punch to BD with the right fist while forming sitting stance toward BD. Perform 16, 17, 18 and 19 in a continuous motion.

20. Move the right foot to C, forming a left walking stance toward D at the same time executing a half facing pressing block with an X-fist.

21. Execute a full facing rising block with an X-knife-hand while maintaining a left walking stance toward D. Perform 20 and 21 in a continuous motion.

22. 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 left walking stance toward D.

23. Execute a low front snap kick to D with the right foot, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 22.

24. Lower the right foot to D, forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a full facing middle punch to D with the left fist.

25. Execute a full facing pressing block with an X-fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward D.

26. Execute a full facing rising block with an X-knife-hand while maintaining a right walking stance toward D. Perform 25 and 26 in a continuous motion.

27. 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 right walking stance toward D.

28. Execute a low front snap kick to D with the left foot, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 27.

29. Lower the left foot to D to form a left walking stance toward D while executing a full facing middle punch to D with the right fist.

30. Move the right foot to D, forming a left L-stance toward D while executing a half facing middle guarding block to D with a knife-hand.

31. Move the left foot to D to form a right L-stance toward D while executing a half facing middle guarding block to D with a knife-hand.

32. Move the left foot to C, forming a left L-stance toward D while executing a half facing middle guarding block to D with a knife-hand.

33. Move the right foot to C to form a right L-stance toward D while executing a half facing middle guarding block to D with a knife-hand.

34. Move the right foot to D, forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a half facing high block to D with the right double forearm.

35. Execute a half facing low block to D with the left forearm, keeping the right forearm as it was in 34 while maintaining a right walking stance toward D. Perform 34 and 35 in a fast motion.

36. Move the left foot to D to form a left walking stance toward D while executing a half facing high block to D with the left double forearm.

37. Execute a half facing low block to D with the right forearm, keeping the left forearm as it was in 36 while maintaining a left walking stance toward D. Perform 36 and 37 in a fast motion.

38. Move the right foot to D, forming aright walking stance toward D while executing a full facing middle punch to D with the right fist.

39. Move the left foot on line CD, and then turn counter-clockwise, pivoting with the left foot to form a right L-stance toward C while executing a half facing high block to C with the left reverse knife-hand.

40. Bring the right foot to the left foot to form a closed ready stance C toward C.

41. Move the right foot to CF in a stamping motion to form a right walking stance toward CF at the same time executing a full facing upset punch to CF with a twin fist.

42. Bring the right foot to the left foot, and then move the left foot to CE in a stamping motion, forming a left walking stance toward CE while executing a full facing upset punch to CE with a twin fist.

43. Bring the left foot to the right foot, and then move the right foot to F to form a left L-stance toward F while executing a half facing middle block to F with the right inner forearm.

44. Execute a full facing middle punch to F with the left fist while maintaining a left L-stance toward F.

45. Bring the left foot to the right foot to form a closed stance toward C while executing a full facing angle punch with the right fist. Perform in a slow motion.

46. Move the left foot to E to form a right L-stance toward E while executing a half facing middle block to E with the left inner forearm.

47. Execute a half facing middle punch to E with the right fist while maintaining a right L-stance toward E.

48. Bring the right foot to the left foot to form a close stance toward C while executing a full facing angle punch with the left fist. Perform in a slow motion.

49. Move the left foot to E to form a left fixed stance toward E while executing a half facing U-shape punch to E.

50. Bring the left foot to the right foot, and then move the right foot to E, forming a right fixed stance toward E while executing a half facing U-shape punch to E.

51. Move the right foot on line CD in a stamping motion to form a sitting stance toward E while executing a full facing front strike to E with the right back fist.

52. Execute a full facing waving kick to D with the right foot, and then a high outward block to AC with the right outer forearm, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 51 while forming a sitting stance toward E.

53. Execute a full facing waving kick to C with the left foot, and then a high front block to ED with the right outer forearm, keeping the position of the hands as they were in 52 while forming a sitting stance toward E.

54. Execute a side facing horizontal strike to C with the right back hand while maintaining a sitting stance toward E.

55. Execute a middle crescent kick to the right palm with the left foot.

56. Execute a half facing middle side piercing kick to C with the left foot forming a forearm guarding block. Perform 55 and 56 in a consecutive kick.

57. Lower the left foot to C to form a sitting stance toward B while executing a side facing horizontal strike to C with the left back hand.

58. Execute a middle crescent kick to the left palm with the right foot.

59. Execute a half facing middle side piercing kick to C with the right foot, forming a forearm guarding block. Perform 58 and 59 in a consecutive kick.

60. Lower the right foot to C, forming a sitting stance toward A while executing a full facing right 9-shape block.

61. Change the position of the hands while maintaining a sitting stance toward A.

62. Move the left foot to C, turning clockwise to form a sitting stance toward B while executing a full facing right 9-shape block.

63. Change the position of the hands while maintaining a sitting stance toward B.

64. Execute a half facing downward strike to D with the right side fist while forming a left vertical stance toward, pulling the left foot.

65. Move the right foot to A to form a left walking stance toward B while executing a full facing high vertical punch to B with a twin fist.

66. Move the right foot to B, turning counter-clockwise to form a left walking stance toward A while executing a full facing high vertical punch to A with a twin fist.

67. Bring the right foot to the left foot, and ten move the left foot to BD to form a right L-stance toward BD while executing a half facing middle guarding block to BD with a knife-hand.

68.Bring the left foot to the right foot, and then move the right foot to AD to form a left L-stance toward AD while executing a half facing middle guarding block to AD with a knife-hand.

End: Bring the right foot back to form a warrior ready stance type “B” toward D.

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