Taekwondo – Diagonal Stance

Taekwondo Diagonal Stance (or Mo Seogi)

This page provides details for a Taekwondo Diagonal Stance. In Korean, this stance is known as Mo Seogi. Stances are used in Taekwondo forms, training exercises, sparring, etc.

For information on other stances (i.e. back stance or tiger stance), please visit the main Taekwondo Stances section.

Details regarding the Taekwondo Diagonal Stance

According to the Kukkiwon World Taekwondo Headquarters, the Taekwondo diagonal stance is a “stance of facing diagonally with the center of gravity evenly distributed to both legs. This is a stance where both feet are turned diagonally to attack the opponent or evade his or her offense.”


  1. Kukkiwon World Taekwondo Headquarters, Taekwondo Techniques, http://www.kukkiwon.or.kr/front/pageView.action?cmd=/eng/information/taekwondoSkill2