Ch'ang Hon Taekwon-Do

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Practice Level
This pattern is practiced by the 1st Dan Black Belt
in preparation for their testing for 2nd Dan Black Belt

Korean Pronunciation:

        Po-Eun teul

 

Pattern History: Po-Eun  [圃隱] is the pseudonym of a loyal subject Chong Mong-Ju (1400), who was a famous poet and whose poem, "I would not serve a second master though I might be crucified a hundred times," is known to every Korean.  He was also a pioneer in the field of physics.  The diagram () represents his unerring loyalty to the king and country towards the end of the Goryeo Dynasty.

Number of Movements:  36

Pattern Diagram: 

Po-Eun

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 (Po-Eun teul). 

On the command to assume the ready position (jun-bi), move the left foot to B to form a Parallel Stance with a Heaven Hand toward D.  Remain in this parallel stance with a heaven hand 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.   
Move the left foot to B to form a right L-stance toward B, while executing
             (half facing)
a middle guarding block to B with the outer forearm.


2.   
Turning the face toward A, pull the right foot to the left knee joint to form a left 
             
one-leg stance (side facing) toward D, while lifting both fists sharply upward to B
              and turning the face toward A, with the right side fist in front of the left shoulder.

3.   Execute a pressing kick to A with the right footsword, keeping the position
              of the hands as they were in move 2 above (both fists pulled upward to B,
              with the right side fist in front of the left shoulder).


4.   Lower the right foot to A to form a sitting stance toward D, while executing
              (side facing)
a middle side strike to A with the right knifehand.


5.   
While maintaining a sitting stance toward D, execute (full facing)
              an angle punch with the left forefist.


6.   
While maintaining a sitting stance toward D, execute (full facing) 
              a pressing block to D with the left forefist and a high side front block
              to D with the right inner forearm.
        
Perform moves 6 through 12 in a continuous motion.

7.   
While maintaining a sitting stance toward D, execute (full facing)
              a pressing block to D with the right forefist and a high side front block
              to D with the left inner forearm.


8.   
While maintaining a sitting stance toward D, execute (full facing)
              a middle wedging block to D with the inner forearm.

9.   While maintaining a sitting stance toward D, thrust (full facing) to C
             with the right back elbow, supporting the right forefist with the left finger belly
             and keeping the face as it was in move 8 above (looking toward D).


10.  
While maintaining a sitting stance toward D, execute (full facing) a middle front punch 
             to D with the right forefist, slipping the left finger belly up to the right elbow joint.

11.  While maintaining a sitting stance toward D, thrust (full facing) to C with the left back elbow,
            supporting the left forefist with right finger belly and keeping the face
            as it was in move10 above (looking toward D).


12.  
While maintaining a sitting stance toward D, execute (side facing)
            a right horizontal punch to A with the forefists.

13.  Cross the left foot over the right foot to form a right X-stance toward D,
           while executing (full facing) a low front block to D with the right outer forearm, 
           bringing the left finger belly on the right under forearm.


14.  
Move the right foot to A to form a left L-stance toward A, while executing 
           (half facing)
a U-shape grasp to A.

15.  Bring the left foot to the side of the right foot to form a close stance toward D,
            while executing (full facing) a horizontal thrust with a twin elbow,
            at the same time turning the face toward B.
  
         Perform
this move in a slow motion.


16.  
Move the left foot to B to form a sitting stance toward D, while executing 
            (full facing)
a high side back strike to C with the right backfist, extending
            the left arm to the side downward.

17.  Cross the right foot over the left foot to form a left X-stance toward D,
             while executing (full facing) a low front block to D with the left outer forearm,
             bringing the right finger belly to the left side fist.


18.  
Move the left foot to B to form a sitting stance toward D, while executing (side facing)
             a low guarding block to B with the reverse knifehand.

19.  While pivoting on the ball of the left foot, move the right foot to A to form a left 
             L-stance toward A, while executing (half facing) a middle guarding block to A
            with an outer forearm .


20.  Turning the face toward B, pull the left foot to the right knee joint to form a right 
            
one-leg stance toward D, while lifting (side facing) both fists sharply upward to A  
             and turning the face toward B, with the left side fist in front of the right shoulder.

21.  Execute a pressing kick to B with the left footsword, keeping the position
             of the hands as they were in move 20 above (both fists pulled upward to A,
             with the left side fist in front of the right shoulder).

22.  
Lower the left foot to B to form a sitting stance toward D, while executing (side facing)
             a middle side strike to B with the left knifehand.

23.  While maintaining a sitting stance toward D, execute (full facing) 
             an angle punch with the right forefist.


24.  While maintaining a sitting stance toward D, execute (full facing) 
             a pressing block to D with the right forefist and a high side front block
             to D with the left inner forearm.
         Perform moves 24 through 30 in a continuous motion.

25.  
While maintaining a sitting stance toward D, execute (full facing)
             a pressing block to D with the left forefist and a high side front block
             to D with the right inner forearm.


26.  
While maintaining a sitting stance toward D, execute (full facing)
             a middle wedging block to D with the inner forearm.

27.  While maintaining a sitting stance toward D, thrust (full facing) to C with the left back elbow,
             supporting the left forefist with the right finger belly and keeping the face as it
             was in move 26 above (looking toward D).

28.  
While maintaining a sitting stance toward D, execute (full facing) a middle front punch
             to D with the left forefist, slipping the right finger belly up to the left elbow joint.

29.  While maintaining a sitting stance toward D, thrust (full facing) to C with
             the right back elbow, supporting the right forefist with left finger belly and
             keeping the face as it was in move 28 above (looking toward D).

30.  While maintaining a sitting stance toward D, execute (side facing)
             a left horizontal punch to B with the forefists.

31.  Cross the right foot over the left foot to form a left X-stance toward D, 
             while executing (full facing) a low front block to D with the left outer forearm,
             bringing the right finger belly on the left under forearm.

32.  Move the left foot to B to form a right L-stance toward B, 
             while executing (half facing) a U-shape grasp to B.

33.  Bring the right foot to the side of the left foot to form a close stance toward D,
             while executing (full facing) a horizontal thrust with a twin elbow,
             at the same time turning the face toward A.
         Perform this move in a slow motion.

34.  
Move the right foot to A to form a sitting stance toward D, while executing
             (full facing)
a high side back strike to C with the left backfist, extending the right arm
             to the side downward.

35.  Cross the left foot over the right foot to form a right X-stance toward D, 
             while executing (full facing)
a low front block with the right outer forearm, 
             bringing the left finger belly to the right side fist.

36.  Move the right foot to A to form a sitting stance toward D, while executing
             (side facing)
a low guarding block to A with the reverse knifehand.

After completing the last movement, wait one move interval and then shout "Po-Eun" as though
 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
toward the right foot  to form a parallel stance with a heaven hand toward D.  
Remain in this stance until given the at-ease command (
swi-eot).