Do-San 도산-島山 w/ Facing Positions

DO-SAN 도산-島山 is the pseudonym of the patriot Ahn Chang-Ho (1876(8)-1938) The 24 movements represent his entire life which he devoted to furthering the education of Korea and its independence movement.



Movements – 24
Ready Posture – PARALLEL READY STANCE Facing D.


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

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