- Feet (red lines) are in line.
- Back foot is in-line with leg, right foot nearly straight.
- Back leg is straight, front knee is bent so lower leg is straight.
- Loose grip with right hand.
- Tighter grip with left hand.
- Left hand is just above the pommel.
- Point is roughly 45 degrees back
- One hand on either side of head, roughly lined up with hips.
- Body is inclined slightly forward