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.
( 학다리서기 hakdari sogi )
Difficulty Level: Advanced Technique: Stance ( 서기 sogi )
Lift one foot like a crane and place the blade of the foot on the innerside of the other knee. Bend your knees and lower the body like a riding stance. The raised knee should be facing forward as well as the supporting foot. The knees should not be facing outward. This is a preparatory stance for an attack to the opponent such as a sidekick to the side. The weight distribution is 90% to the standing leg and 10% to the supporting leg. With one leg touching the ground, the supporting leg should maintain 10% weight distribution while placed on the innerside of the other knee to maintain center of body balance.
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