Wado Ryu Stances

Dachi — Stance (also seen spelled Tachi)

 
All ref­er­ences to angle refer to your attack line cen­ter, and the body unless oth­er­wise stat­ed is straight up.

  • Chin­to Dachi (stance used in the Chin­to kata)
  • Gya­ka Shomen Neko Ashi Dachi (reverse front fac­ing cat leg stance)
  • Gyakazu­ki Dachi (reverse punch stance)
  • Hachi­ji Dachi (ready stance -shazen­tai stance)
  • Heiko Dachi (par­al­lel stance)
  • Heisoku Dachi (shazen­tai stance with feet togeth­er at heels and toes)
  • Jun­zu­ki Dachi (front punch stance)
  • Jun­zu­ki No Tsuko­mi Dachi (Han­mi Dachi) (lunge punch stance)
  • Kokut­so Dachi (reverse lunge punch stance)
  • Kiba Dachi (horse stance)
  • Maham­ni Neko Ashi Dachi (side fac­ing cat leg stance)
  • Masu­ba Dachi (atten­tion stance)
  • Nai­hanchi Dachi (stance used in the Nai­hanchi kata)
  • Sagi Ashi Dachi (crane stance)
  • Seisan Dachi
  • Shiko Dachi (four point stance)
  • Shomen Neko Ashi Dachi (front fac­ing cat leg stance)
  • Shazen­tai Dachi (nat­ur­al leg stance)
  • Tate Seisan Dachi
  • Yoko Seisan Dachi

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