Ch'ang Hon Taekwon-Do

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(Dwit-bal Seo-gi)

The stance has the heel of the rear foot slightly beyond the heel of the front foot, and therefore has no width.  It is one (1) shoulder width long, measured from the small toes of the rear foot to the small toes of the front foot.  The weight is distributed mostly on the rear foot.  The rear leg is bent so that the knee-cap is over the toes of the rear foot and the rear foot is point in about 15 degrees.  The front leg is bent with the ball of the front foot slightly touching the floor, the heel of the front foot slightly off the ground, and the foot pointing in about 25 degrees.  The back of the heel of the rear foot extends just past the outside edge of the heel of the front foot.  This stance is named for the rear foot, and is always performed half facing.

 

 

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