Do TaeKwon-Do

Close Ready Stance A / Moa Junbi Sogi A

This is a close ready stance with the hands in position A.

  1. Stand with feet together.
  2. Right fist is clenched. Left hand wraps right fist.
  3. The distance between the philtrum and the fists is about 30 centimeters.
  4. Arms are about 90 degrees apart.
  5. Eyes face the front on the horixontal line.
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 Ready Stance A. These are:

  • Feet are not close enough together. The feet should be touching.
  • Wrists are not straight. Frequently students angle their arms incorrectly causing their wrists to be bend.

Front View

Close Ready Stance A Front View

Side View

Close Ready Stance A Side View