Do San Pattern

ITF Taekwondo Patterns

 

Part I:  Training video for Do-San taekwondo pattern (3 of 12)

Do-San Pattern

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

 

Ready Position (Start)

  1. Move the left foot to B, forming a left walking stance toward B while executing a high side block to B with the left outer forearm.
  2. Execute a middle punch to B with the right fist while maintaining a left walking stance toward B.
  3. Move the left foot on the AB line, and then turn clockwise to form a right walking stance toward A while executing a high side block to A with the right outer forearm.
  4. Execute a middle punch to A with the left fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward A.
  5. Move the left foot to D, forming a right L stance toward D while executing a 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 middle thrust to D with the right straight fingertip.
  7. Twist the right knife-hand together with the body counter clockwise until the 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 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 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 high side block to E with the left outer forearm.
  10. Execute a middle punch to E with the right fist while maintaining a 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 high side block to F with the right outer forearm.
  12. Execute a middle punch to F, with the left fist while maintaining a 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 high wedging block to CE with the outer forearm.
  14. Execute a 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 middle punch to CE with the right fist.
  16. Execute a middle punch to CE with the left fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward CE. Perform 15 & 16 in fast motion.
  17. Move the right foot to CF, forming a right walking stance toward CF while executing a 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 foot to CF, forming a left walking stance toward CF while executing a middle punch to CF with the left fist.
  20. Execute a middle punch to CF with the right fist while maintaining a left walking stance toward CF. Perform 19 & 20 in fast motion.
  21. Move the left foot to C, forming a left walking stance toward C, at the same time executing a rising block with the left forearm.
  22. Move the right foot to C, forming a right walking stance toward C while executing a 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 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 middle side strike to A with the right knife-hand.

Ready Position (End) – Bring the right foot back to the ready posture.

 

Reference: Do San Tul

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