Instructions for a Taekwondo Horse Stance

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Instructions for a Taekwondo Horse Stance

This page teaches you how to do a Taekwondo Horse Stance (or Horse Riding Stance). In Korean, this stance is called Jo Choom Seogi. Stances are used in Taekwondo forms and patterns, training exercises, sparring, etc.

For more stances, please visit the main Taekwondo Stances section.

Details regarding the Taekwondo Horse Stance

According to the Kukkiwon World Taekwondo Headquarters, the Taekwondo horse or horse riding stance is a "stance where both feet are parallel, both legs slightly bent with the width of two-one foot between them. When looking down at the knees of both legs which are bent, they should be on the same line with the ends of feet. The trunk and both knees and shins should be upright. The trunk, knees and shins are in the upright position. When the ends of feet are turned inward, it is anjjong-juchum-seogi (Inward Riding Stance). When one foot is one step forward, it is ap-juchum-seogi (Forward Riding Stance). When one foot is diagonally forward, then it is called mo-juchum-seogi (Diagonal Riding Stance)."

Written Instructions for Stance

  • Stand with your feet two shoulder lengths apart.
  • Your knees should be bent… almost to a 45 degree angle. You will look like you are riding a horse as you will be "bow legged".
  • Your feet should be facing forward towards the target.
  • Your body & head will face towards the target.
  • Keep your back straight.
  • Place your fists on your belt.



Instructional Video for a Horse Riding Stance (starts at 1:08 in the video)

References

  1. Taekwondo Animals.com, Taekwondo Stances, http://www.taekwondoanimals.com/taekwondo-stances.asp, Added - 05/22/14
  2. Kukkiwon World Taekwondo Headquarters, Taekwondo Techniques, http://www.kukkiwon.or.kr/front/pageView.action?cmd=/eng/information/taekwondoSkill2, Added - 05/22/14



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