This stance is performed
standing on one leg with the other foot touching the floor next to it with the feet almost parallel; therefore it has
virtually no length or width. The weight is distributed on the stationary leg
with the ball of the other foot touching the floor slightly and with the non-supporting leg crossed either in front or behind
it (usually crossed in front when stepping and behind when jumping) with both legs bent.
The fists are held out 30 centimeters (12.2 inches) from the thighs with the elbows slightly bent. This stance is named for the stationary leg and is performed full,
side, or half facing.
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