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taekwondo preschool Walking Stance ( 앞서기 ap sogi ) Walking Stance ( 앞서기 ap sogi )

Walking Stance

( 앞서기 ap sogi )

 

 

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Difficulty Level:  Beginner Level      Technique: Stance ( 서기 sogi )

Ap sogi is used to approach or retreat in combat and poomse. Feet should be maintained 3 foot-length from origin. To maintain a solid base, the front foot is facing straight forward and the back foot is 30 degrees to aid balance. Both legs are straight and the inner sides of both feet should be on a straight line. The body is turned 45 degrees to the natural angle and the weight is evenly distributed on both legs.

Key Points for Walking Stance ( 앞서기 ap sogi )

50% Left Leg (Weight Distribution)
50% Right Leg (Weight Distribution)
  • feet should be maintained 3 foot-length from origin
  • the front foot is facing straight forward
  • back foot is 30 degrees to aid balance
  • both legs are straight and the inner sides of both feet should be on a straight line
  • body is turned 45 degrees to the natural angle
  • weight is evenly distributed on both legs with 50/50 ratio
30% Difficulty

 

 

 

 

Information for Walking Stance ( 앞서기 ap sogi )

Stance is introduced in the following patterns:

TAEGEUK #:  1 2 3 4

Poomse is the foundation for the teaching of taekwondo. A poomse or form is a detailed pattern of defense-and-attack motions and techniques used in traditional martial arts. Poomse is useful in developing proper kinetics, mental and physical fortitude.

Most Kukkiwon 국기원 schools will use the poomse taegeuk whereas a few schools will use the poomse palgwe. The meanings, trigrams and symbols are shared by both poomse taegeuk and poomse palgwe, however the sequence of movements is different. The first 8 forms of the set of poomse differ from each other, whereas the last 9 forms (Black Belt forms) of the set are shared between the two sets. All students studying in World Taekwondo (WT) Kukkiwon style must learn these forms, or taegeuk, to advance to a higher belt level. There are eight taegeuk forms, each one similar to the previous one, but each time with more complicated techniques to display the students' mastery of the techniques learned during lessons, as well as the ability to interconnect these techniques.

For more information on taekwondo patterns refer to Poomse 품새 Section »

Learn other taekwondo stances on the Stance ( 서기 sogi ) Section »

Practitioners must have their body weight correctly distributed during each different stance and during footwork. Each technique must be correctly aligned. Every technique must display the requisite speed, power and firmness to be realistically used as an attack or defense move.

Walking Stance ( 앞서기 ap sogi )

Walking Stance ( 앞서기 ap sogi ) Walking Stance ( 앞서기 ap sogi ) Walking Stance ( 앞서기 ap sogi )

 

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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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