1. Step back with the left leg into a front stance, at the same time turning the palms face down and extending the right arm out over the left.
2. Pivoting on the left heel 90° to the left, shift the weight onto the left leg and straighten the right leg, lowering the hands to just above the right thigh.
3. Shift into a front stance by turning the right foot 180° around to the left, simultaneously bring the left hand up to protect the forehead and the right hand round to protect the groin.