The eighth of the eight stances is the Rooster:
- 100% weight on back leg
- Front leg knee is parallel to ground, at minimum. Knee is slightly turned inward to cover groin. Foot hangs loosely.
- Shoulders at 45 degree angle to target. Front arm is parallel to ground and extended in punch with slight bend at elbow.
- Rear arm is bent at elbow and fist is near elbow pocket of front arm.
- Body is relaxed – almost sinking.
- Focus on point above fist to maintain balance.