Mahamni Neko Ashi Dachi

(Side Fac­ing Cat Leg Stance)

Mahamni Neko Ashi Dachi Karate Stance

There is 2.5 foots dis­tance between your heels, length­wise, and your heels meet at the same line width-wise (there is no width). The back foot is turned 112.5 degrees and flat, while the front foot is straight with the heel raised slight­ly. Both knees are press­ing out­ward, and the body is turned 90 degrees toward the back leg. Your hips are shift­ed back so the body is clos­er to the back foot than the front (40/60) and the weight on the back leg is greater than it is on the front leg (60/40). The back knee is bent so the knee is over the toes and the front leg is relaxed straight. The body is turned 90 degrees.

Mahamni Neko Ashi Dachi

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