Taekwondo – Walking Stance

Taekwondo Walking Stance (or Ap Seogi)

This page provides details about the Taekwondo Walking Stance. In Korean, the walking stance is known as Ap Seogi. For information on other stances (i.e. back stance or tiger stance), please visit the main Taekwondo Stances section.

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Details regarding the Taekwondo Walking Stance

According to the Kukkiwon World Taekwondo Headquarters, the Taekwondo walking stance is a “stance of taking one walking step forward. The width between the two feet is about the length of one walking step and the center of gravity remains in the middle with the trunk in an upright position.”

Instructions for a Taekwondo Walking Stance (starts at 1:51 into video)


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