Taekwondo 태권도Taekwondo Preschool
About Taekwondo Stance ( 서기 sogi )
When you reach senior belt you are expected to guide the junior belts when they are beginning Taekwondo such as showing by example. To advance from one rank to the next, students typically complete promotion tests in which they demonstrate their proficiency in the various aspects of the art before a panel of judges or their teacher.
Log Pushing Posture
( 통밀기준비 Tongmilgi junbi )
Difficulty Level: Advanced Technique: Stance ( 서기 sogi )
This stance has both hands appearing to push a log slowly with the two palms. You begin the movement by imagining that you are pulling a piece of log thats flowing on water toward your chest while you breathe in. Then use the handblades to push the log out slowly and breathe out. The height of your fingers should be around the upper lip area. This is an advanced ready posture used in the first dan poomse 'Koryo' of World Taekwondo Federation style. The center of gravity is evenly distributed to both legs at 50%. Remember junbi is to gather your spirit and power in a short time. Correct posture has the thumbs tucked into the palm. This is a form of Ready Posture ( junbi-jase 준비자세 ).
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