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Instructions for the Flat Stance (Pu Bu) - Kung Fu & Wushu Stance
The Gong Bu stance can be translated as the "flat stance". The chinese name is 仆步 and the pinyin is pū 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.
In this picture, the flat stance is being practiced on a piece of Kung Fu training equipment known as a Mei Hua Zhuang (or Plum Blossom Poles).
Illustration of the Wushu Flat Stance (Pu Bu)
The main aspects for a properly performed Pu Bu are:
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