Ch'ang Hon Taekwon-Do

Stances

 
Below is a list of stances identified by General Choi Hong-Hi for the art of Taekwon-Do.  Below are links to web pages for obtaining specific details on individual stances including, width, length, weight distribution, hand and knee positions, a diagram of the position of the feet, and the pronunciation of the stance name in Korean.  To view details concerning a particular stance, click on the appropriate stance name indicated below.

Attention Stance

 

Bending Stance

 

Bending Ready Stance Type A

 

Bending Ready Stance Type B

 

Bowing Posture

 

Close Stance

 

Close Ready Stance Type A

 

Close Ready Stance Type B

 

Close Ready Stance Type C

 

Close Ready Stance Type D

 

Close Stance with a Heaven Hand

 

Crouched Stance

 

Diagonal Stance

 

Fixed Stance

 

Inner Open Stance

 

Inner Open Ready Stance

 

L-Stance

 

L-Ready Stance

 

Low Stance

 

One-Leg Stance

 

Outer Open Stance

 

Outer Open Ready Stance

 

Parallel Stance

 

Parallel Ready Stance

 

Parallel Stance with a Heaven Hand

 

Parallel Stance with an Overlapped Backhand

 

Parallel Stance with a Twin Side Elbow

 

Parallel Stance with an X-Backhand

 

Rear Foot Stance

 

Sitting Stance

 

Sitting Ready Stance

 

Vertical Stance

 

Walking Stance

 

Walking Ready Stance

 

Warrior Ready Stance Type A

 

Warrior Ready Stance Type B

 

X-Stance

 

X-Ready Stance