Do TaeKwon-Do

Parallel Stance / Narani Sogi

Spread the feet to shoulder width.

Keep the toes pointing toward the front.

It can either be full facing or side facing.

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

Feet Positions

Feet positions diagram

Front View

Parallel Stance Front View

Side View

Parallel Stance Side View

Rear View

Parallel Stance Rear View

Incorrect - Too Wide

Parallel Stance Incorrect - Too Wide

It is not only weak against an attack from the front or the the rear but hampers the beauty of the leg lines because the distance between the feet is over one shoulder width.