8th Gup

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3-step sparring with a partner

In 3-step sparring with a partner 1 and 2 way, the student will perform both

halves of basic 3-step sparring with a partner. He/she will first perform the attacker’s portion and then the defender’s portion.

•ATTACKER PORTION
Distance Measurement: The student comes to attention and then steps forward with his/her right foot into a right walking stance.
Preparatory Move: The student steps back with his/her right foot while executing a left walking stance and a low side block with the left outer forearm. The attacker should kihap at the same time as he/she executes the block. Attacks: The student steps forward into a right walking stance while executing a right middle forefist punch. The student steps forward into a left walking stance while executing a left middle forefist punch. The student steps forward into a right walking stance while executing a right middle forefist punch. Return to Ready Position: The student steps backward into a parallel ready stance.

•DEFENDER PORTION
Preparatory Move: The student comes to attention, then steps into parallel ready position and kihaps to signal his/her readiness to begin the defender portion of this exercise.
Defense and Counterattack: The student steps back with the right foot into a left walking stance while executing a middle block with the left inner forearm. The student steps back with the left foot into a right walking stance while executing a middle block with the right inner forearm. The student steps back with the right foot into a left walking stance while executing a middle block with the left inner forearm. Without stepping forward, changing stance, or leaning forward, the student executes a right middle forefist punch and kihaps. Return to Ready Position: The student steps forward with his/her right foot into a parallel ready stance. 

 
 
Chon-Ji literally means 'Heaven and Earth'. In the Orient it is interpreted as the beginning of the world or the creation of human history, therefore it is the initial pattern performed by the beginner. It consists of two similar parts, one representing Heaven and the other representing the earth.