Instructions for the Shotokan Hour Glass Stance or Sanchin Dachi

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Instructions for the Shotokan Hour Glass Stance or Sanchin Dachi

This page provides details on how to do a Shotokan hour glass stance. This stance is known as Sanchin Dachi in Japanese. This Shotokan stance is used primarily in katas.

For additional stance information, please visit the main Shotokan Stances section.

Instructional Video for a Shotokan Hour Glass Stance or Sanchin Dachi

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