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Structure – Part 3 How to test stance structure

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

by Richard Conceicao

Cat stance

A stance while not commonly used as much in modern-day karate still maintains its importance in self-defense situations. As with all stances described it must be understood that these are transitional states, they are not meant to be permanent postures that one takes as seen in our forms.

To begin with, stand with the feet parallel. For a left foot forward Stand, rotate the right foot out 45°. Move the left foot out so that the heel is in line with the right foots toes. (more…)