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Kwang gae is named after the famous Kwang Gae Toh Wang, the 19th King of the Koguryo Dynasty, who regained all the

lost territories including the greater part of Manchuria. The diagram ( which is upside down ) represents the expansion and

recovery of lost territory. The 39 moves refer to the first two figures of 391.A.D. which was the year he came to throne.

This pattern is practised by the 1st Degree black belt

  English Korean
  Start position - Parallel stance with heaven hand toward D Junbi jase - Narani sogi hanulson
01 Closed ready stance B. ( Facing D ) Moa junbi sogi B
02 Left walking stance upset punch. ( Facing D ) Wen gunnon sogi dwijibo jirugi.
03 Right walking stance upset punch. ( Facing D ) Orun gunnon sogi dwijibo jirugi.
                 Movements 2 and 3 are performed in a slow motion - Nurin donjak
04 Right walking stance palm high obverse hooking block. ( Facing D ) Orun gunnon sogi sonbadak nopunde baro golcho makgi.
                 Movements 4 and 6 are performed with a forwrd double step - Ibo omgyo didimyo nagagi.
05 Right L-stance knifehand low guarding block. ( Facing D ) Orun niunja sogi sonkal najunde daebi makgi.

                 Movements 5 and 7 are performed in a sliding motion - Mikulgi donjak

06 Left walking stance palm high obverse hooking block. ( Facing D ) Wen gunnon sogi sonbaduk nopunde baro golcho makgi.
07 Left L-stance knifehand low guarding block. ( Facing D ) Wen niunja sogi sonkal najunde daebi makgi.
08 Right rear foot stance knifehand high guarding block. ( Facing D ) Orun dwit bal sogi sonkal nopunde daebi makgi.
09 Left rear foot stance knifehand high guarding block. ( Facing D ) Wen dwit bal sogi sonkal nopunde daebi makgi.
                 Movement 9 is performed in a forward double step turn - Apuro Ibo omgyo didimyo dolgi
10 Left walking stance right palm upward block. ( Facing C ) Wen gunnon sogi orun sonbadak ollyo makgi.
11 Right walking stance left palm upward block. ( Facing C ) Orun gunnon sogi wen sonbadak ollyo makgi.
                 Movements 10 and 11 are performed in a slow motion - Nurin donjak
12 Closed stance right knifehand low front block. ( Facing C ) Moa sogi orun sonkal najunde ap makgi.
13 Left pressing kick. ( Facing E ) Wen noollo chagi.
14 Left middle side piercing kick. ( Facing E ) Wen kaunde yopcha jirugi.
                 Movements 13/14 and 17/18 are performed as a consecutive kick - Yonsok chagi
15 Right L-stance right knifehand high inward strike. ( Facing E ) Orun niunja sogi orun sonkal nopunde anuro taerigi.
16 Closed stance left side fist downward strike. ( Facing C ) Moa sogi wen yop joomuk naeryo taerigi.
17 Right pressing kick. ( Facing F ) Orun noollo chagi.
18 Right middle side piercing kick. ( Facing F ) Orun kaunde yopcha jirugi.
19 Left L-stance left knifehand high inward strike. ( Facing F ) Wen niunja sogi wen sonkal nopunde anuro taerigi.
20 Closed stance right side fist downward strike. ( Facing C ) Moa sogi orun yop joomuk naeryo taerigi.
21 Left low stance right palm pressing block. ( Facing C ) Wen nachuo sogi sonbadak orun noollo makgi.
22 Right low stance left palm pressing block. ( Facing C ) Orun nachuo sogi sonbadak wen noollo makgi.
                 Movements 21 and 22 are performed in a slow motion - Nurin donjak
23 Sitting stance right back fist high side strike to D. ( Facing F ) Annun sogi orun dung joomuk nopunde yop taerigi.
                 Movements 23 and 27 are performed in a stamping motion - Bapki donjak
24 Right walking stance double forearm middle block. ( Facing D ) Orun gunnon sogi doo palmok kaunde makgi.
25 Right walking stance forearm low reverse block. ( Facing D ) Orun gunnon sogi palmok najunde bandae makgi.
                 Movements 25 and 29 are backward foot shifting - Durogamyo jajunbal
26 Right low stance right flat fingertip thrust. ( Facing D ) Orun nachuo sogi orun opun sonkut tulgi.
27 Sitting stance left back fist high side strike to C. ( Facing F ) Annun sogi wen dung joomuk nopunde yop taerigi.
28 Left walking stance double forearm middle block. ( Facing C ) Wen gunnon sogi doo palmok kaunde makgi.
29 Left walking stance forearm low reverse block. ( Facing C ) Wen gunnon sogi palmok najunde bandae makgi.
30 Left low stance left flat fingertip thrust. ( Facing C ) Wen nachuo sogi wen opun sonkut tulgi.
31 Right walking stance twin fist high vertical punch. ( Facing C ) Orun gunnon sogi sang joomuk nopunde sewo jirugi.
32 Left walking stance twin fist upset punch. ( Facing A ) Wen gunnon sogi sang joomuk dwijibo jirugi.
                 Movements 31 and 32 are performed in a stamping motion - Bapki donjak
33 Right middle front snap kick. ( Facing A )  Orun kaunde apcha busigi.
34 Left L-stance middle knifehand guarding block. ( Facing B ) Wen niunja sogi kaunde sonkal daebi makgi.
35 Left walking stance left high front punch. ( Facing B ) Wen gunnon sogi wen nopunde ap jirugi.
36 Right walking stance twin fist upset punch. ( Facing B ) Orun gunnon sogi sang joomuk dwijibo jirugi.
                 Movement 36 is performed in a stamping motion - Bapki donjak
37 Left middle front snap kick. ( Facing B ) Wen kaunde apcha busigi.
38 Right L-stance middle knifehand guarding block. ( Facing A ) Orun niunja sogi kaunde sonkal daebi makgi.
39 Right walking stance right high front punch. ( Facing A ) Orun gunnon sogi orun nopunde ap jirugi.

                      Bring the left foot back to the ready position