Tang Soo Do Form – Pyung Ahn Cho Dan

Tang Soo Do Form (Hyung) – Pyung Ahn Cho Dan 

This page will help you learn Tang Soo Do Form (Hyung) – Pyung Ahn Cho Dan. This is usually the fourth form (hyung) taught to tang Soo Do students.

The videos and instructions below will help to prepare you for your next Tang Soo Do belt test. Step-by-step written instructions for this form are on the bottom of the page. In addition, to master these Tang Soo Do forms, you also need to know your Tang Soo Do stances.

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Instructional Video of Tang Soo Do Form 4 – Pyung Ahn Cho Dan Hyung

Demonstration Video of Tang Soo Do Form 4 – Pyung Ahn Cho Dan Hyung

Written Instructions for Tang Soo Do Form 4 (Pyung Ahn Cho Dan Hyung)

  • Ready Stance.
  • Turn to the left 90 degrees and Low Block. Front Stance.
  • Step forward and Middle Punch. Front Stance.
  • Turn 180 degrees to the right and Low Block. Front Stance.
  • Move right blocking arm towards groin rotating the wrist 180 degrees until palm faces outward. Slide right foot back towards right foot forming an ‘L’ with heels about 3 inches apart. Back should be bent slightly.
  • Straighten body up. Move straightened right arm in a large clockwise circle, first crossing in front of body, over your head, rotating the wrist 180 degrees and end with the arm straight out to the right parallel with the ground about collar bone height. Turn body 90 degrees to the right stepping in the direction of the out stretched arm and Middle Punch. Front Stance.
  • Turn to the left 90 degrees and with waist-twist left arm Low Block. Cross arms and left arm Middle Knife Hand Block. Front Stance.
  • Step forward and right arm High Defense. Good twist, Front Stance.
  • Step forward and left arm High Defense. Good twist, Front Stance.
  • Step forward and right arm High Defense. Good twist, Front Stance. Ki-yup.
  • Turn 270 degrees to the left and left arm Low Block. Front Stance.
  • Step forward and Middle Punch. Front Stance.
  • Turn 180 degrees to the right and Low Block. Front Stance.
  • Step forward and Middle Punch. Front Stance.
  • Turn 90 degrees to the left and Low Block. Front Stance.
  • Step forward and Middle Punch. Front Stance.
  • Step forward and Middle Punch. Front Stance.
  • Step forward and Middle Punch. Front Stance. Ki-yup.
  • Right hand moves, open palmed, behind back at waist. Left hand moves, open palmed, up to right ear, palm facing ear. Raise left knee until thigh is parallel with the floor. Turn 270 degrees to the left; place the left leg down in a Fighting Stance.
  • Move left arm down and right arm up in a Low Knife Hand Block. Fighting Stance.
  • Turn 45 degrees to the right and right arm Low Knife Hand Block. Fighting Stance.
  • Turn 135 degrees to the right and right arm Low Knife Hand Block. Fighting Stance.
  • Turn 45 degrees to the left and left arm Low Knife Hand Block. Fighting Stance.
  • Return to Ready Stance.

Reference Sources

  1. Tang Soo Do Hyung written instructions were generously supplied by My Karate Kicks, http://mykaratekicks.blogspot.com/p/hyung.html, Added – 12/8/13

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