Do TaeKwon-Do

Close Stance / Moa Sogi

Stand with the feet together. It can either be full facing or side facing.

Note: Hand positions will vary in each pattern.

Reproduced from Encyclopedia Of Taekwon-Do, General Choi Hong Hi

Feet Positions

Feet positions diagram

Top Tips

There are a number of common mistakes when making a Close Stance. These are:

  • Feet are not close enough together. The feet should be touching.

Full Facing (Jon sin)

Close Stance Full Facing (Jon sin)

Side Facing (Chuk Myon)

Close Stance Side Facing (Chuk Myon)

Back View

Close Stance Back View