This page provides details about the different stances used in Kyokushin. These stances are used in Kyokushin kata, sparring, training, etc. If you are looking for other stances (i.e. Shotokan), please visit the main Martial Arts Stances section.
Fudo dachi - Immobile stance
Heiko dachi - Parallel stance
Heisoku dachi - Closed foot or blocked foot stance
Kake ashi dachi - Crossed leg stance
Kiba dachi - Horse riding stance
Kokutsu dachi - Back stance
Moro ashi dachi - One foot forward stance
Musubi dachi - Formal attention stance
Neko ashi dachi - Cat foot stance
Sanchin dachi - Three battles stance, three point stance, hour glass stance, etc.
Shiko dachi - Sumo stance
Shizen tai (Yoi daichi) - Ready stance
Soto hachiji dachi - Outside figure 8 stance
Tsuru ashi dachi - Crane stance
Uchi hachiji dachi - Inside figure 8 stance
Yoi daichi (Shizen tai) - Ready stance
Zenkutsu dachi - Front stance, forward stance, etc.
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