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taekwondo preschool At Ease Stance ( 편히서기 pyeoni-sogi ) At Ease Stance ( 편히서기 pyeoni-sogi )

At Ease Stance

( 편히서기 pyeoni-sogi )

 

 

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

Stance is performed by standing with the inner edge of both feet about one foot-length apart and the toes are facing outwards. The legs should be straight, eyes look forward, and the arms will be in a relaxed position. This is most used as a preparatory stance.

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.

Key Points for At Ease Stance ( 편히서기 pyeoni-sogi )

50% Left Leg (Weight Distribution)
50% Right Leg (Weight Distribution)
  • the inner edge of both feet about one foot-length apart
  • performed by standing with the toes facing outwards
  • legs should be straight, eyes look forward, and the arms will be in a relaxed position
  • is most used as a preparatory stance
  • body is facing straight forward
  • weight is evenly distributed on both legs with 50/50 ratio
20% Difficulty

 

 

 

 

At Ease Stance ( 편히서기 pyeoni-sogi )

At Ease Stance ( 편히서기 pyeoni-sogi ) At Ease Stance ( 편히서기 pyeoni-sogi ) At Ease Stance ( 편히서기 pyeoni-sogi )

 

Ready Stance (junbi) Walking Stance (ap sogi) Front Stance - ap kubi Attention Stance (charyeot) Fighting Stance (gyeorugi junbi) Parallel Stance (naranhi sogi) Horse Stance Back Stance Left Side Stance (wen sogi) Right Side Stance (oreun sogi) Cat Stance Forward Cross Stance Backward Cross Stance Crane Stance Inner Knee Stance Two Fist Ready Stance Log Pushing Posture Overlapping Hand Posture Assisted Stance Covered Fist Ready Stance Inward Stance At Ease Stance Closed Stance Forward Riding Stance

 

There are five tenets defined in the International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) and several more in World Taekwondo (WT).

Self-control ( Geuk Gi / 극기 ): "This means to not only have control over one's physical acts, but also their mental thoughts and actions." View Taekwondo Tenets »

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