Stances

Attention
(Cha Rutt) sound

1.Chest facing forward, shoulders parallel to the target.
2.Feet together (touching) with toes pointing forward.
3.Arms straight down by your side, open hands, palms facing the body.
4.Back straight, shoulders back, head up, eyes forward.
5.No moving around, nothing distracts you.


Ready
(Choon Bee) sounds\" width=

1.Chest facing forward, shoulders parallel to the target.
2.Fists at belt level about 2 fist widths away from your abdomen, and one fist width apart from each other.
3.Feet 2 inches apart and parallel to the target.
4.Toes pointed forward toward the target.
5.Knees straight.
6.Back straight, shoulders back, head up, & eyes straight ahead.


Front
Stance (Ap So Gee) sound

1.Chest facing forward, shoulders parallel to the target.
2.Front knee bent until you can barely see your toes if at all.
3.Back knee locked and straight.
4.Feet 1 shoulder width apart.
5.Posture erect.
6.Shoulders back, head up & eyes straight ahead.


Walking
Stance (Gunnun So Gee) sound

1.Chest facing forward, shoulders parallel to the target.
2.Feet no more than 1 shoulder apart and 1 shoulder width long.
3.Toes of both feet pointed toward the front.
4.Both knees straight.
5.Posture erect.
6.Shoulders back, head up & eyes straight ahead.


Back
Stance (Foo Gul So Gee) sound

1.60% of weight on the rear leg and 40% on the front.
2.Heels of both legs in a straight line toward the target.
3.Both knees bent, with the foot of the back leg turned to an angle.
4.Posture erect.
5.Shoulders back, head up & eyes straight ahead.


Horse Stance (Juchoom So Gee):

1.Chest facing forward, shoulders parallel to the target.
2.Both knees bent until you can barely see your toes. The deeper the stance, the better leg workout you will get.
3.Heels of both feet in line parallel to the target.
4.Toes of both feet should be pointing forward.
5.Posture erect.
6.Shoulders back, head up & eyes straight ahead.


Cat Stance:

1.Chest facing forward, shoulders parallel to the target.
2.Feet less then 1 shoulder width apart.
3.Both knees bent until you can barely see your toes.
4.~90% of your weight on the back leg.
5.Front foot resting on the ball of the foot, with the toes of the foot pointing forward.
6.Posture erect.
7.Shoulders back, head up & eyes straight ahead.


X Stance:

1.This stance is mainly used to move sideways.
2.Usually an intermediate stance as you transition from one stance to another.
3.Keep the 2 feet as near as possible.
4.The entire sole of foot holding the weight should be on the ground. The other foot should only be touching the ground with the fore sole.
5.The shin and the calf must firmly stick to each other, however, keeping the knees apart.