The Forms: Do San

Do San is the pseudonym of the patriot Ahn Chang Ho (1876-1938). [Do San Diagram] A farmer’s son, he became a member of the “Independence Association” at the age of 18. This association was formed to promote independence, to reform domestic affairs, and to reduce dependence on foreign countries. In 1910, when the Yi Dynasty,

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The Forms: Dan Gun

Dan Gun is named after Dan-Gun, the legendary founder of Korea in the year 2333 BC. [*Note* This diagram does not match up 100% with our version. Make sure to perform a double knife-handed block on the first and third movements. Also, towards the end of the form, when performing a single knife-handed block, ensure

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The Forms: Basic One and Chon-Ji

Basic One is simply the first half of Chon Ji with a slight twist. On the eighth and final movement, the student is to KI-YUP! Basic One Form With Chon Ji, the student is to KI-YUP! on the 19th and final movement. Chon Ji in Korean means literally “Heaven and Earth”. It is, in the

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