the leg direction is more important than you think
Shiko Dachi, Kokutsu Dachi... they're genrally looked at as if they are all individual stances. Like each stance is it's own category.
By demonstrating one simple thing though, you can see how "Shiko Dachi and Kokutsu Dachi are not that different".
Shiko Dachi is connected to one of Wado's core principles that you'll discover in this video.
how to sharply open into stance