Stances, 서기 (seogi)

The units in which the stances here are measured is one shoulders’ width.

Basic

Attention Stance, 차렷 서기 (charyeot seogi)

Parallel Stance, 나란히 서기 (naranhi seogi)

Walking Stance, 앞 서기 (ap seogi)

There is no analogue of this stance in the Northern School of Taekwondo.

The walking stance is approximately one shoulders' width long, and one shoulders' width wide.

Forward Stance, Front Stance, or Long Stance, 앞굽이 (apgubi)

The analogue of this stance in the Northern School of Taekwondo is called the Walking Stance.

Back Stance, 뒷굽이 (dwitgubi)

The analogue of this stance in the Northern School of Taekwondo is called the 'L' Stance.

The back stance is a primarily defensive stance. Most of the weight is supported on the back leg, allowing for swift backward stepping to avoid an opponent, and rapid kicks with the front leg. With a back stance, the body is orientated more sideways-on to the opponent.

Sitting Stance, 주춤 서기 (juchum seogi)

The analogue of this stance in the Northern School of Taekwondo is also called the Sitting Stance.

Advanced

Closed Stance, 모아 서기 (moa seogi)

The analogue of this stance in the Northern School of Taekwondo is also called the Closed Stance.

Cross Stance, 꼬아 서기 (kkoa seogi)

The analogue of this stance in the Northern School of Taekwondo is also called the 'X' Stance.

Tiger Stance or Cat Stance, 범 서기 (beom seogi)

The analogue of this stance in the Northern School of Taekwondo is also called the Rear-Foot Stance.

Crane Stance, 학다리 서기 (hakdari seogi)

The analogue of this stance in the Northern School of Taekwondo is also called the Bending Stance.

Korean Date

The date today is,

4349 년 12 월 25 일 (4349, Month 12 Day 25) (20 February 2017 CE)

This is the date according to the traditional lunisolar calendar of Korea. (Note that this is not an authoritative calculation; I’m still working on the details.) The years count back to the legendary founding of Korea by 단군 왕검 (Dan-gun Wanggeom).