Vertical Stance – (Soo Jik Sogi)
- 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 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.
- Both feet are turned inwards by 15 degrees Both legs are straight.
This stance determined by the rear foot, and is always performed half facing.