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Pattern is named after General Ul Ji Mun-dok, who successfully defended Korea against a Tang invasion force of nearly one million soldiers led by Yang Je in 612 AD. Ul-ji, employing hit and run guerilla tactics, was able to decimate a large number of the opposing force.


Kiyup. Organizations have different places in the pattern at which a kiyup is required. Insert a kiyup at places where your organization requires one to be used.

Diagram

UlJi

Number of Movements: 42 (The 42 movements represents General Choi Hong Hi's age when he developed the pattern).

Start: Stand at X facing North.

Attention and Bow: As per your school's procedures.

Ready Stance: Closed ready stance with arm crossed over chest with spear hand palms on front of each shoulder (left arm on top).

  1. Step left foot backward toward South into right front stance, with twin fists to sides,.
  2. Perform 2 and 3 in a continuous motion Step right foot backward toward South into left front stance, with left low X fist block.
  3. Execute left high X knife hand block.
  4. Execute simultaneous left high forearm knife hand block and right high inward knife hand strike.
  5. Step counterclockwise toward South into sitting stance toward West, with left high back hand strike toward South.
  6. Execute right middle crescent kick to left palm.
  7. Lower right foot toward South into sitting stance toward East while striking left palm with right front elbow strike.
  8. Execute right hook punch.
  9. Execute simultaneous right back fist strike toward South and left low outer forearm block.
  10. Step left foot backward beside right foot into closed stance with twin side elbow thrusts.
  11. Cross left foot in front of right foot into crouched X stance toward north while facing East while maintaining hand position.
  12. Execute right middle side thrust kick toward East while maintaining hand position.
  13. Lower right foot toward East, then cross left foot in front of right foot into left X stance toward North, with twin horizontal elbow thrusts to the sides.
  14. Step right foot toward East into sitting stance toward East, with twin horizontal punches toward East.
  15. Step left foot toward right foot into standing position toward North, with simultaneous high front knife hand strike toward North and left high forearm knife hand block.
  16. Step left foot toward West into left back stance toward West, with middle double knife hand guarding block.
  17. Jump and spin counterclockwise, with right jump spin side thrust kick toward West.
  18. Land in right front stance toward West, with right inner double forearm block with left fist at right elbow.
  19. Step left foot back beside right foot into closed ready stance toward North with palms crossed at groin (left palm on top).
  20. Jump toward North crossing left foot in front of right foot into left X stance toward North, with  right inward hammer fist strike into left palm toward North.
  21. Step left foot backward toward South into right front stance toward North, with left high outer forearm block.
  22. Execute left middle front snap kick toward North while maintaining hand position.
  23. Lower left foot toward North into left front stance toward North, with right high punch.
  24. Step right foot toward North into right front stance toward North, with right middle spear hand thrust.
  25. Step left foot counterclockwise toward North into sitting stance toward East, with left high back fist strike toward North.
  26. Step right foot counterclockwise toward West into right front stance toward West with twin outer forearm blocks to the sides.
  27. Execute right high jump front kick.
  28. Land toward West in right fixed stance toward West, with left middle X knife hand block.
  29. Step left foot toward West into left back stance toward West, with left low X fist block toward North, then execute middle twin inner forearm wedging block toward North.
  30. Execute left middle side front snap kick toward West while maintaining hand position.
  31. Lower left foot toward West into left front stance toward West, with high twin vertical punch toward West.
  32. Step right foot toward West into right fixed stance toward West, with simultaneous right middle outer forearm knife hand block and a left middle pushing palm block.
  33. Step left foot toward West into left back stance toward West, with left middle punch.
  34. Step left foot backward by inside of right foot, past the right foot, and then step right foot backward toward East into left back stance, with left middle guarding fist block.
  35. Execute right middle round kick toward West.
  36. Lower right foot toward West and execute left middle side thrust kick toward West.
  37. Lower left foot toward West into left  back stance toward West, with left middle guarding fist block.
  38. Step left foot backward toward East into right back stance, with right upward palm block.
  39. Step right foot counterclockwise toward East into right front stance toward East, with left circular middle inner forearm block toward North.
  40. Rotate both feet toward North into left front stance toward North, with right circular middle inner forearm block toward North.
  41. Step right foot toward North into sitting stance toward North, with right middle punch.
  42. Execute left middle punch.

Ready Stance: Step right foot beside left foot into high enclosed fist closed ready stance.

Attention and Bow: As per your school's procedures.

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