Yul Guk

meaning: is the pseudonym of the great philosopher and scholar Yi Ill (*1536-1584 A.D.) nicknamed the "Confucius of Korea". The 38 movements of this pattern refer to his birthplace on the 38th degree latitude and the diagram represents "scholar".

38 movements  Pattern Yul Guk

Ready Posture: Parallel Ready Stance

1. Move the left foot to B forming a sitting stance toward D while extending the left fist horizontally to D, directly in front of the shoulder (slow motion) (Annun Sogi)

2. Execute a right middle punch to D while maintaining the same stance. (Wirro Kaunde Jirugi)

3. Execute a left middle punch to D while manintaing the same stance. Perform #2 and #3 in combination. (Cirro Kaunde Jirugi)

4. Bring the left foot to the right one an move the right foot to A, forming a sitting stance toward D while extending the right fist horizontally to D. directly in front of the shoulder (slow motion). (Annun Sogi)

5. Execute a left middle punch to D while maintaining the same stance. (Cirro Kaunde Jirugi)

6. Execute a right middle punch to D while maintaining the same stance. Perform #5 and #6 in combination. (Wirro Kaunde Jirugi)

7. Move the right foot 1/2 way back to the left foot and then slide it forward into a right walking stance on line CE (25o) while executing a right high inner forearm block to CD. (Wirro Gunnun Sogi, Wirro NopundeAn Palmok Makgi)

8. Execute a left low section front snap kick to CE (45o), keeping the position of the hands as they were in #11. (Cirro Najunde Apcha Busigi)

13. Lower the right foot to line CF forming a right walking stance while executing a right middle punch to CF. (Wirro Gunnun Sogi, Wirro Kaunde Jirugi)

14. Execute a reverse middle punch with the left fist while maintaining the same stance. Perform #13 and #14 in combination. (So Bandae Kaunde Jirugi)

15. Bring the right foot 1/2 way back toward the left foot and then slide it forward into a right walking stance to D while executing a high section, right palm hooking block to D. (Wirro Gunnun Sogi, Wirro NopundeSon Badak Golcho Makgi)

16. Execute a reverse high palm hooking block with the left hand while maintaining the same stance. (So Bandae Nopunde Son Badak Golcho Makgi)

17. Execute a right middle punch to D while maintaining the same stance. Perform #16 and #17 in combination. (Wirro Kaunde Jirugi)

18. Step forward to D forming a left walking stance while executing a high section left palm hooking block to D. (Cirro Gunnun Sogi, Cirro Nopunde Son Badak Golcho Makgi)

19. Execute a reverse high palm hooking block with the right hand while maintaining the same stance. (Wirro So Bandae Nopunde son Badak Golcho Makgi)

20. Execute a left middle punch to D while maintaining the same stance. Perform #19 and #20 in combination. (Cirro Kaunde Jirugi)

21. Step forward into a right walking stance to D while executing a right middle punch. (Wirro Gunnun Sogo, Wirro Kaunde Jirugi)

22. Bring the left foot up toward the right foot and form a right bending ready stance A, toward D. (Wirro Goburyo Chunbi Sogi)

23. Execute a left middle side piercing kick to D while at the same time performing a left high punch to D. (Cirro Kaunde Yophcha Jirugi, Cirro Nopunde Jirugi)

24. Lower the left foot forming a left walking stance to D and perform a right horizontal elbow strike to left parlm. (Cirro Gunnun Sogi, Wirro Kaunde Palkup Taerigi)

25. Bring the right foot up toward the left foot and form a left bending ready stance A toward C. (Cirro Goburyo Chunbi Sogi)

26. Execute a right middle side piercing kick to C while at the same time performing a right high punch to C. (Wirro Kaunde Yopcha Jirugi, Wirro Nopunde Jirugi)

27. Lower the right foot forming a right walking stance to C and perform a left horizontal elbow strike to the right palm. (Wirro Gunnun Sogi, Cirro Kaunde Palkuup Taerigi)

28. Move the left foot 1/2 way up to the right and then slide it to E forming a right L-stance while executing a twin knifehand block to E. (Wirro Niunja Sogi, Sang Sonkal Makgi)

29. Step forward to E forming a right walking stance while executing a right middle straight fingertip thrust to E. (Wirro Gunnun Sogi, Wirro Kaunde Sun Sonkut Tulgi)

30. Move the right foot clockwise to F forming a left L-stance while executing a twin knifehand block to F. (Cirro Niunja Sogi, Sang Sonkal Makgi)

31. Step forward to F forming a left walking stance while executing a left middle straight finger tip thrust to F. (Cirro Gunnun Sogi, Cirro Kaunde Sun Sonkut Tulgi)

32. Move the left foot 1/2 way back to the right and then slide it to C forming a left walking stance while executing a left high outer forearm side block to C. (Cirro Gunnun Sogi, Cirro Nopunde Backat Palmok Yop Makgi)

33. Execute a reverse middle punch to C while maintaining the same stance. ( So Bandae Kaunde Jirugi)

34. Step forward to C forming a right walking stance while executing a right high outer forearm side block to C. (Wirro Gunnun Sogi, Wirro Nopunde Bakat Palmok Yop Makgi)

35. Execute a reverse middle punch to C while maintaining the same stance. (So Bandae Kaunde Jirugi)

36. Jump (approximatelya walking stance length) toward C forming a left X-stance while executing a left high side backfist strike. (Cirro Kyocha Sogi, cirro Nopunde Yop Dung Joomok Taerigi)

37. Turning the body clockwise, form a right walking stance to A while executing a right high double inner forearm block to A. (Wirro Gunnun sogi, Wirro Nopunde Doo An Palmok Makgi)

38. Move the right foot back to left foot and then move the left foot to B forming a left walking stance to B while executing a left high double inner forearm block to B. (Cirro Gunnun Sogi, Cirro Nopunde Doo An Palmok Makgi)

END: Bring the left foot back to a parallel ready stance.

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