Ge-Baek

1st Dan Pattern

GE-BAEK is named after Ge-Baek, a great general in the Baek Je Dynasty (660 AD). The diagram represents his severe and
strict military discipline.

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Ga-Baek
Ready Posture - PARALLEL READY STANCE

1.Move the right foot to C forming a right L-stance toward D while executing a checking block D with an
X-knife-hand.
2.Execute a low twisting kick to D with the right foot keeping the position of the hands as they were in 1.
3.Lower the right foot to D forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a middle punch to D with the
right fist.
4.Execute a middle punch to D with the left fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward D. Perform 3 and 4
in a fast motion.
5.Move the right foot to C forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a rising block with the left
forearm.
6.Execute a low block to D with the left forearm while maintaining a left walking stance toward D. Perform 5 and 6 in
a continuous motion.
7.Execute a high block to AD with a double arc hand while looking through it maintaining a left walking stance
toward D.
8.Turn the face toward D while forming a right bending ready stance A toward D.
9.Lower the left foot to AD to form a sitting stance toward AC while executing a scooping block to AC with the left
palm.
10.Execute a middle punch to AC with the right fist while maintaining a sitting stance toward AC. Perform 9 and 10
in a connecting motion.
11.Execute a front strike to AC with the left back fist while maintaining a sitting stance toward AC.
12.Move the right foot on line AB and then move the left foot to C forming a right L-stance toward C while
executing a middle guarding block to C with a knife-hand.
13.Execute a low side front snap kick to C with the left foot keeping the position of the hands as they were in 12.
14.Lower the left foot to C forming a left low stance toward C while executing a high thrust to C with the left flat
finger tip.
15.Execute a high thrust to C with the right flat finger tip while maintaining a left low stance toward C.
16.Execute a middle side piercing kick to C with the right foot while pulling both hands in the opposite direction.
17.Lower the right foot to C forming a right L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with
the forearm.
18.Move the right foot to D turning counter clockwise to form a right L-stance toward C while executing a middle
guarding block to C with the forearm.
19.Move the left foot to D turning counter clockwise to form a right L-stance toward D while executing a middle
guarding block to D with a knife-hand.
20.Move the left foot on line CD to form a sitting stance toward A while executing a right 9-shape block.
21.Move the right foot to D, turning counter-clockwise to form a left walking stance toward C while executing a low
block to C with the left knife-hand.
22.Execute a middle turning kick to BC with the right foot and then lower it to C.
23.Execute a flying side piercing kick to C with the right foot. Perform 22 and 23 in a fast motion.
24.Land to C to form a right walking stance toward C while executing a high vertical punch to C with a twin fist.
25.Execute a high block to AC with a double arc-hand while looking through it maintaining a right walking stance
toward C.
26.Execute an upset punch to C with the left fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward C.
27.Move the right foot on line CD, forming a left walking stance toward D while striking the left palm with the right
front elbow.
28.Jump to D, forming a right x-stance toward BD while executing a high block to D with the right double forearm.
29.Move the left foot to BC to form a sitting stance toward BD, at the same time executing a scooping block to BD
with the right palm.
30.Execute a middle punch to BD with the left fist while maintaining a sitting stance toward BD. Perform 29 and 30
in a connecting motion.
31.Execute a front strike to BD with the right back fist while maintaining a sitting stance toward BD.
32.Move the left foot to C, forming a left walking stance toward C, at the same time executing a high front strike to
C with the right reverse knife-hand.
33.Move the left foot to A about half a shoulder width while executing a middle turning kick to C with the right foot.
34.Lower the right foot to C, and then turn counter-clockwise to form a left walking stance toward D, pivoting with
the right foot while executing a high vertical punch to D with a twin fist.
35.Execute a middle punch to D with the right middle knuckle fist, bringing the left side first in front of the right
shoulder while forming a right L-stance toward D pulling the left foot.
36.Move the right foot to D to form a sitting stance toward B, at the same time executing left 9-shape block.
37.Execute a low guarding block to C with a reverse knife-hand while maintaining a sitting stance toward B.
38.Execute a low guarding block to D with a knife-hand while maintaining a sitting stance toward B. Perform 37 and
38 in a continuous motion.
39.Move the left foot to D in a stamping motion to form a sitting stance toward A while executing a W-shape block
with the outer forearm.
40.Move the left foot to C in a stamping motion to form a sitting stance toward B while executing a W-shape block
with the outer forearm.
41.Move the right foot to C forming a right walking stance toward C while executing a rising block with the right
forearm.
42.Execute a middle punch to C with the left fist while maintaining a right walking stance toward C.
43.Move the right foot on line CD forming a left walking stance toward D while executing a rising block with the left
forearm.
44.Execute a middle punch to D with the right fist while maintaining a left walking stance toward D.
END: Bring the right foot back to a ready posture.