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Instructions for the Bow Stance (Gong Bu) - Kung Fu & Wushu Stance
The Gong Bu stance can be translated as the "bow stance" or the "archer stance". The chinese name is 弓步 and the pinyin is gōng bù.
This is one of the five main stances (or steps) found in most of the chinese kung fu styles. There are some variations regarding the position of the feet or how deep the stance should be to be considered correct, but the principles are still the same.
Illustration of the Wushu Bow Stance (Gong Bu)
For a properly performed Gong Bu, you need to pay attention to a few things:
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