The stance has the heel
of the rear foot slightly beyond the heel of the front foot, and therefore has no width.
It is one (1) shoulder width long, measured from the big toes of the rear foot to the big toe of the front foot. The weight is distributed 60% on the rear foot and 40% on the front foot. The rear leg is straight with the rear foot pointed in approximately 15 degrees. The front leg is straight and the front foot is pointing approximately 15 degrees. This stance is named for the rear foot, and is always performed half facing.
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