Movements - 49
Ready Posture - WARRIOR READY STANCE A
YONG-GAE is named after a famous general during the Koguryo Dynasty, Yon Gae Somoon. The 49 movements refer to the last two figures of 649 A.D., the year he forced the Tang Dynasty to quit Korea after destroying nearly 300,000 of their troops at Ansi Sung.
Movements - 42
Ready Posture - PARALLEL STANCE WITH AN X-BACK HAND
Pattern Meaning: UL- JI is named after general Ul-Ji Moon Dok who successfully defended Korea against a Tang's invasion force of nearly one million soldiers led by Yang Je in 612 A.D., Ul-Ji employing hit and run guerrilla tactics, was able to decimate a large percentage of the force. The diagram represents his surname.
The 42 movements represent the author's age when he designed the pattern.