Dan-Gun is named after the holy Dan-Gun, the legendary founder of Korea in the year 2333 BC. (21 movements)
All punches in Dan-Gun are high punches (eye level). However, it is still important that you do not bend your wrist to execute
them. Dan-Gun is also an "I" formation patter (ask instructor to elaborate).
Definition of Rank: White
White signifies innocence, as that of the beginning student who has no previous knowledge of Taekwondo.
Definition of Rank: Yellow
Yellow signifies the earth, from which the plant sprouts and takes root as the Taekwondo foundation is being laid.
Kicks and Foot Techniques
Turning kick with ball of foot
Stepping side kick
Spinning back kick
Stepping hook kick with front leg (striking with back of heel)
Middle knife hand strike
Low and high knife hand guarding block (Kibon 3)
Twin forearm block in back stance (L)
Double knife hand guarding block in back stance
All previous patterns and kibons
Starting with a horse riding stance. Perform a single middle knife hand block with you left hand.
Repeat with your right hand.
Perform a low knife hand guarding block with your left hand.
Repeat on the right with a circular motion.
Perform a high knife hand guarding block with you left hand.
Repeat on your right hand.
Perform a straight fingertip strike with you left hand (right hand crossed under).
Repeat on your right side (left hand under).
ATTACK: Shoulder grab(single)
DEFENSE: Arm lock with arc hand to the neck
Defense: Elbow joint lock takedown
One steps (minimum of 4)
Techniques and number of boards will be determined by the testing board