• Ge Baek is named after General Ge Baek a renowned general in the Baekje dynasty (660 C.E.). This pattern's 44 movements are intended to reflect the General's severe military discipline.

    GAE-BAEK' HYUNG
    (First Dan
    44 movements
    Begin in parallel ready stance at x facing front.

    Gae-Baek

  • 1. Move right foot back toward C to left sparring stance to D with a middle (neck high) X knife-hand block;
    2. Right twist kick (belt high) to DA, keeping the hands as in 1;
    3. Lower right foot to right walking stance to D with right middle punch, immediately and continuously ...
    4. Left middle punch to D;
    5. Move right foot back toward C to left walking stance to D with left high forearm block to D, immediately and continuously ...
    6. Cross left wrist over right wrist and left forearm low block to D;
    7. Slow motion right double arc hand block to AD as raise body weight, looking through the space between the hands, settle body weight at end as maintain the left walking stance to D;
    8. Lift left knee to a bending stance (left foot beside right knee) to D with left forearm guarding block to D;
    9. Lower left foot toward A on line AC to sitting stance with left palm scooping block to AC as body weight rises, immediately and continuously ...
    10. Right middle punch to AC as bring left fist to high beside left side of head (palm away) at same time, settle body weight at end in the sitting stance, immediately and continuously ...
    11. Left back-fist strike to AC, bringing the right back of fist under the left elbow, maintaining the sitting stance;
    12. Move right foot back on line AB beside left foot and then move left foot forward to left sparring stance to C with left knife-hand guarding block to C (as if moving to the corners of a triangle;
    13. Left high front snap kick to C, maintaining hands toward C;
    14. Lower left foot naturally as bring left hand back (palm up) to beside belt, continuously slip left foot forward to left walking stance to C with left high flat fingertip thrust to C, immediately and continuously ...
    15.Right high flat fingertip thrust to beside the left hand, immediately and continuously ...
    16.Right side piercing kick to C while bulling both hands to in front of the belt;
    17. Lower the right foot toward C to left sparring stance to D with left forearm guarding block to D;
    18. Move the right foot to D counter-clockwise as pivot left on the left foot to left sparring stance to C with left forearm guarding block to C;
    19. Move the left foot backwards around counter-clockwise toward Das pivot left on the right foot to left sparring stance to D with left knife-hand guarding block to D;
    20. Move the left foot slightly on line CD as lower the left hand downward and to right under the right arm and switch the hands rapidly to end in sitting stance toward A with right 9-shaped block (ending left forearm over right);
    21. Pivot left on the left foot as move the right foot around counter-clockwise toward D to left walking stance to C with left low knife-hand block;
    22. Right high turning roundhouse kick to C, keeping the hands toward C, lower the foot toward C and immediately ...
    23. Right jump side kick to C;
    24. Come down to right walking stance to C with high twin vertical fist punch to C;
    25. Slow motion left double arc hand block to AC as raise body weight, looking through the space between the hands, settle body weight at end as maintain the left walking stance to C;
    26. Left upset punch to C, maintaining the left walking stance;
    27. Move the right foot on line AC and then pivot left on the right foot and slip the left foot to left walking stance to D with right forearm elbow smash to D striking the left knife hand;
    28. Long stride jump to D to right X-stance with right double inner forearm block to D, bringing the left foot behind and past the right foot at end;
    29. Pivot left and move the left foot on line BD to sitting stance with right scooping block to BD as body weight rises, immediately and continuously ...
    30. Left middle punch to BD, as bring right fist to high beside right side of head (palm away) at same time, settle body weight at end in the sitting stance, immediately and continuously ...
    31. Right back-fist strike to BD, bringing the left back fist under the right elbow, maintaining sitting stance;
    32. Pivot left on the right foot as reach left hand palm up toward C, move the left foot to left walking stance to C with high right reverse ridge hand strike to C, bringing the left back hand under the right elbow;
    33. Slip the left foot slightly left and right turning kick to C, keeping the hands toward C (or jump right turning kick "bi-chaghi" to C);
    34. Lower the right foot naturally toward C (or land to right sparring stance to C) then pivot left on the right foot and move the left foot to left walking stance to D with high twin fist vertical punch to D;
    35. Slip the left foot to left sparring stance to D with right middle knuckle fist reverse punch while pulling the left fist to the front of the right shoulder;
    36. Pivot left on the left foot as lower the right fist downward and left under the left arm as move the right foot counter-clockwise toward Don line CD to sitting stance to 8 with left 9-shape block (ending right forearm over left);
    37. Circular arm swing clockwise to left low knife hand guarding block (left hand reversed) to C, immediately and continuously ...
    38. Right low knife hand guarding block to D, flexing knees, in the sitting stance;
    39. Pivot right and move the left foot clockwise to Din a stamping motion to sitting stance facing A with outer forearm W-shape block;
    40. Pivot right and move the left foot clockwise to Cina stamping motion to sitting stance facing 8 with outer forearm W-shape block;
    41. Pivot right on left foot and slip the right foot to right walking stance to C with right forearm high block, immediately ...
    42. Left middle punch to C, flexing the rear knee slightly, in the walking stance;
    43. Move the right foot on line CD, pivot left on the right foot and then move the left foot to left walking stance to D with left forearm high block;
    44. Right middle punch to D, flexing the rear knee slightly (Ki-hap!), in the walking stance;
    End Bring the right foot forward to parallel ready stance.