Ch'ang Hon Taekwon-Do

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Practice Level
This pattern is practiced by the 9th Geup High White Belt
in preparation for their testing for 8th Geup Yellow Belt
 

Korean Pronunciation:

        Cheon-Ji teul

 

Pattern History: Cheon-Ji means literally "the Heaven - the Earth."  In the Orient, it is interpreted as the creation of the world or the beginning of human history, therefore, it is the initial pattern played by the beginner.  This pattern consists of two similar parts: one representing Heaven and the other representing Earth.

Additional pattern history information.

Number of Movements:  19

Pattern Diagram: 
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Step-by-Step Description of Movements:
 

The pattern begins when the instructor commands the student to come to attention (cha-ryeot).  When given this command, assume an Attention Stance on the X on the AB line, facing D.  This is followed by the instructor stating the pattern that the student will perform (Cheon-Ji teul).

On the command to assume the ready position (jun-bi), move the left foot to B to form a Parallel Ready Stance toward D.  Remain in this parallel ready stance toward D until given the command to begin the pattern.


When the command to begin the pattern is given (
si-jak), perform the following individual movements in sequence.  The pattern should be performed according to the guidelines listed in the section on essential points in performing patterns.

1.   Pivoting on the ball of the right foot and turning counterclockwise, move the left foot to B to form
            a left walking stance toward B
, while executing (half facing)
a low block to B with
            the left outer forearm.

2.   Move the right foot forward to B to form a right walking stance toward B, while executing 
            (full facing)
a middle front punch to B with the right forefist.

3.   Pivoting on the ball of the left foot and turning clockwise, move the right foot to A to form   
            a right walking stance toward A
, while executing (half facing)
a low block to A with
            the right outer forearm.

4.   Move the left foot forward to A to form a left walking stance toward A, while executing 
            (full facing) 
a middle front punch to A with the left forefist.

5.   Pivoting on the ball of the right foot and turning counterclockwise, move the left foot to D to   
            form a left walking stance toward D
, while executing (half facing)
a low block to D with
            the left outer forearm.

6.   Move the right foot forward to D to form a right walking stance toward D, while executing  
            (full facing) a middle front punch to D with the right forefist.

7.   Pivoting on the ball of the left foot and turning clockwise, move the right foot to C to form a  
            right walking stance toward C
, while executing (half facing)
a low block to C with the
            right outer forearm.

8.   Move the left foot forward to C to form a left walking stance toward C, while executing 
            (full facing) a middle front punch to C with the left forefist.

9.   Pivoting on the ball of the right foot and turning counterclockwise, move the left foot to A 
            to form a right L-stance toward A
, while executing (half facing)
a middle side block  
            to A with the left inner forearm.

10.  Move the right foot forward to A to form a right walking stance toward A, while executing 
            (full facing) a middle front punch to A with the right forefist.

11.  Pivoting on the ball of the left foot and turning clockwise, move the right foot to B to form
            a left L-stance toward B
, while executing (half facing)
a middle side block to B with
            the right inner forearm.

12.  Move the left foot forward to B to form a left walking stance toward B, while executing 
            (full facing) a middle front punch to B with the left forefist.

13.  
Pivoting on the ball of the right foot and turning counterclockwise, move the left foot to C 
            to form a right L-stance toward C while executing (half facing) a middle side block 
            to C with the left inner forearm.

14.  Move the right foot forward to C to form a right walking stance toward C, while executing 
            (full facing) a middle front punch to C with the right forefist.

15.  Pivoting on the ball of the left foot and turning clockwise, move the right foot to D to form 
            a left L-stance toward D
, while executing (half facing)
a middle side block to D with
            the right inner forearm.

16.  Move the left foot forward to D to form a left walking stance toward D, while executing 
            (full facing) a middle front punch to D with the left forefist.

17.  Move the right foot forward to D to form a right walking stance toward D, while executing 
            (full facing) a middle front punch to D with the right forefist.

18.  Move the right foot backward to C to form a left walking stance toward D, while executing 
             (full facing) a middle front punch to D with the left forefist.
 

19.  Move the left foot backward to C to form a right walking stance toward D, while executing
(full facing) a middle front punch to D with the right forefist.

After completing the last movement, wait one move interval and then shout "Cheon-Ji" as though
if it were a "gi-hap."
  Remain in the position of this last move until given the command to return
to the ready position (
ba-ro).


END:
When the command to return to the ready position (ba-ro) is given, bring the left foot forward onto 
the AB line to form a parallel ready stance toward D.  Remain in this stance until given
the at-ease command (
swi-eot).