Third position (feet) – Feet are turned out, and one foot is in front of the other, both are flat on the ground, and weight is evenly distributed. The heel of the front foot should be aligned to touch the bottom foot behind the ball of the foot – about the high point of the arch. Hips should be evenly squared toward the front. Both legs should be straight.
Third position (arms) – The arm of the working leg, or the front leg, should be in high fifth position (see description), and the arm of the supporting leg, or back leg, should be in second position.