Kodang

코당 · 天地

Sometimes written Ko-dang.

Interpretation

Kodang is the pen-name of the nationalist activist 조만식 (Jo Man-sik).

Floor Diagram

A B C D

Number of Movements

39

Movements

Number Transition Stance Technique
closed ready stance c, 모아 준비 서기 (moa junbi seogi)
1 Step diagonally, backwards and to the right, with the right foot. sitting stance, 앉는 서기 (anneun seogi) left mid palm pushing block, 왼 가운데 손바닥 밀어 막기 (oen gaunde sonbadak mireo makgi)
2 sitting stance, 앉는 서기 (anneun seogi) right mid punch, 오른 가운데 지르기 (oreun gaunde jireugi)
3 Move the right foot, looking towards A. right ‘l’ stance, 오른 니은자 서기 (oreun nieunja seogi) mid forearm guarding block, 가운데 팔목 대비 막기 (gaunde palmok daebi makgi)
4 right ‘l’ stance, 오른 니은자 서기 (oreun nieunja seogi) obverse low outer-forearm block and reverse mid inner-forearm block, 바로 낮은 바깥팔목 막기 과 반대 가운데 안팔목 막기 (baro najeun bakkatpalmok makgi gwa bandae gaunde anpalmok makgi)
5 Turn to the left and step diagonally, backwards and to the left, with the left foot. sitting stance, 앉는 서기 (anneun seogi) right mid palm pushing block, 오른 가운데 손바닥 밀어 막기 (oreun gaunde sonbadak mireo makgi)
6 sitting stance, 앉는 서기 (anneun seogi) left mid punch, 왼 가운데 지르기 (oen gaunde jireugi)
7 Move the left foot, looking towards A. left ‘l’ stance, 왼 니은자 서기 (oen nieunja seogi) mid forearm guarding block, 가운데 팔목 대비 막기 (gaunde palmok daebi makgi)
8 left ‘l’ stance, 왼 니은자 서기 (oen nieunja seogi) obverse low outer-forearm block and reverse mid inner-forearm block, 바로 낮은 바깥팔목 막기 과 반대 가운데 안팔목 막기 (baro najeun bakkatpalmok makgi gwa bandae gaunde anpalmok makgi)
9 Look towards A. left bending stance, 왼 구부려 서기 (oen guburyeo seogi)
10 right mid backward side piercing kick, 오른 가운데 뒤로 옆 차지르기 (oreun gaunde dwiro yeop chajireugi)
11 Step down backwards towards C with the right foot. right ‘l’ stance, 오른 니은자 서기 (oreun nieunja seogi) reverse mid blade-hand block, 반대 가운데 손칼 막기 (bandae gaunde sonkal makgi)
12 Look towards A. right bending stance, 오른 구부려 서기 (oreun guburyeo seogi)
13 left mid backward side piercing kick, 왼 가운데 뒤로 옆 차지르기 (oen gaunde dwiro yeop chajireugi)
14 Step down backwards towards C with the left foot. left ‘l’ stance, 왼 니은자 서기 (oen nieunja seogi) reverse mid blade-hand block, 반대 가운데 손칼 막기 (bandae gaunde sonkal makgi)
15 Step backwards towards C with the right foot. right ‘l’ stance, 오른 니은자 서기 (oreun nieunja seogi) reverse downward straight elbow thrust, 반대 내려 팔굽 뚤기 (bandae naeryeo palgup ttulgi)
16 Step backwards towards C with the left foot. left ‘l’ stance, 왼 니은자 서기 (oen nieunja seogi) reverse downward straight elbow thrust, 반대 내려 팔굽 뚤기 (bandae naeryeo palgup ttulgi)
17 Step forwards towards A with the left foot. left walking stance, 왼 걷는 서기 (oen geonneun seogi) palm pressing block, 손바닥 눌러 막기 (sonbadak nulleo makgi)
18 Step forwards towards A with the right foot. right walking stance, 오른 걷는 서기 (oreun geonneun seogi) palm pressing block, 손바닥 눌러 막기 (sonbadak nulleo makgi)
19 Step backwards towards C with the right foot. right ‘l’ stance, 오른 니은자 서기 (oreun nieunja seogi) reverse downward outer-forearm block, 반대 내려 바깥팔목 막기 (bandae naeryeo bakkatpalmok makgi)
20 Step forwards towards A with the right foot. left ‘l’ stance, 왼 니은자 서기 (oen nieunja seogi) reverse downward outer-forearm block, 반대 내려 바깥팔목 막기 (bandae naeryeo bakkatpalmok makgi)
21 Step forwards towards A with the left foot. right rear-foot stance, 오른 뒷발 서기 (oreun dwitbal seogi) reverse upward palm block, 반대 올려 손바닥 막기 (bandae ollyeo sonbadak makgi)
22 Step forwards towards A with the right foot. left rear-foot stance, 왼 뒷발 서기 (oen dwitbal seogi) reverse upward palm block, 반대 올려 손바닥 막기 (bandae ollyeo sonbadak makgi)
23 Step forwards towards A with the left foot. right rear-foot stance, 오른 뒷발 서기 (oreun dwitbal seogi)
left mid front snapping kick, 왼 가운데 앞 차부수기 (oen gaunde ap chabusugi)
24 Step down towards A with the left foot. left walking stance, 왼 걷는 서기 (oen geonneun seogi) high twin inward blade-hand strike, 높은 쌍 안으로 손칼 때리기 (nopeun ssang aneuro sonkal ttaerigi)
25 left walking stance, 왼 걷는 서기 (oen geonneun seogi) blade-hand rising block, 손칼 추켜 막기 (sonkal chukyeo makgi)
26 Move the left foot backwards. right ‘l’ stance, 오른 니은자 서기 (oreun nieunja seogi) low blade-hand guarding block, 낮은 손칼 대비 막기 (najeun sonkal daebi makgi)
27 Move the left foot forwards left walking stance, 왼 걷는 서기 (oen geonneun seogi) reverse downward punch, 반대 내려 지르기 (bandae naeryeo jireugi)
28 Move the left foot the the side of the right foot, then slide backwards towards C, leading with the right foot. right ‘l’ stance, 오른 니은자 서기 (oreun nieunja seogi) mid blade-hand guarding block, 가운데 손칼 대비 막기 (gaunde sonkal daebi makgi)
29 Jump and land. right ‘l’ stance, 오른 니은자 서기 (oreun nieunja seogi) mid blade-hand guarding block, 가운데 손칼 대비 막기 (gaunde sonkal daebi makgi)
30 Jump towards A, leading with the right foot. right ‘x’ stance, 오른 교차 서기 (oreun gyocha seogi) high side back-fist strike, 높은 옆 등주먹 때리기 (nopeun yeop deungjumeok ttaerigi)
31 Turn to the left and step forwards towards C with the left foot. left walking stance, 왼 걷는 서기 (oen geonneun seogi) high outer-forearm block, 높은 바깥팔목 막기 (nopeun bakkatpalmok makgi)
32 Turn to the right and double step to look towards A. right walking stance, 오른 걷는 서기 (oreun geonneun seogi) high outer-forearm block, 높은 바깥팔목 막기 (nopeun bakkatpalmok makgi)
33 Step forwards towards A with the left foot. right ‘l’ stance, 오른 니은자 서기 (oreun nieunja seogi) upset punch, 뒤집은 지르기 (baro dwijibeun jireugi)
34 Turn to the right and look towards B right mid hooking kick, 오른 가운데 걸쳐 차기 (oreun gaunde geolchyeo chagi)
35 Step down towards B with the right foot. left ‘l’ stance, 왼 니은자 서기 (oen nieunja seogi) reverse high flat fingertip cross-cut
36 Move the right foot to the left foot, turn to the left and look towards D. left mid hooking kick, 왼 가운데 걸쳐 차기 (oen gaunde geolchyeo chagi)
37 Step down towards D with the left foot. right ‘l’ stance, 오른 니은자 서기 (oreun nieunja seogi) reverse high flat fingertip cross-cut
38 Move the left foot to the right foot, turn to the right and step towards B with the right foot. left ‘l’ stance, 왼 니은자 서기 (oen nieunja seogi) high blade-hand guarding block, 높은 손칼 대비 막기 (nopeun sonkal daebi makgi)
39 Move the right foot to the left foot, turn to the left and step towards D with the left foot. right ‘l’ stance, 오른 니은자 서기 (oreun nieunja seogi) high blade-hand guarding block, 높은 손칼 대비 막기 (nopeun sonkal daebi makgi)
Move the left foot to the right foot. closed ready stance c, 모아 준비 서기 (moa junbi seogi)

References

  1. Taekwondo Association of Great Britain (TAGB), Official Website
    http://www.blackbeltschools.com/syllabus/patterns.asp?pattern=949

Korean Date

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4350 년 8 월 4 일 (4350, Month 8 Day 4) (24 September 2017 CE)

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