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vertical stance (soojik sogi)

vertical stance (soojik sogi)
  1. Move one foot to either front or side at a distance of one shoulder width between the big toes.
  2. The ratio of body weight is 60 percent on the rear leg and 40 percent on the front leg.
  3. Keep the toes of both feet pointed ap-proximately 15 degrees inward.
  4. Keep the legs straight.

When the right foot is in the rear, the stance is called a right vertical stance and vice-versa. It is always half facing, both in attack and defense.

vertical stance (soojik sogi)