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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.

Side Stance

Side Stance 'L' Stance

( 옆서기 yeop sogi )

Left Side Stance ( 왼 서기 wen sogi )

Difficulty Level:  Intermediate      Technique: Stance ( 서기 sogi )

For the "wen sogi", pivot the left heel 90 degrees to the left from a parallel stance. The right foot is facing straight forward. The stance should be one foot-length apart and both legs are straight. The weight is evenly distributed on both legs and the center of the body should be in the middle.

Right Side Stance ( 오른 서기 oreun sogi )

Difficulty Level:  Intermediate      Technique: Stance ( 서기 sogi )

The "oreun sogi", pivot the right heel 90 degrees to the right from a parallel stance. The left foot is facing straight forward. The stance should be one foot-length apart and both legs are straight. The weight is evenly distributed on both legs and the center of the body should be in the middle.

 

 

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This article uses material from the Wikipedia article "Taekwondo Stances", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

 

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