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Instructions for Wado-Ryu Stance - Neko Ashi Dachi (Cat Stance)
For instructions on other stance, please visit the main Wado-Ryu Stances section.
This is very similarly in Wado Ryu and Shotokan, the weight distribution of 80% on back leg, and 20% on the front leg. The weight distribution is in this way so that you still have full movement of your front leg, so this can be twisted to deflect kicks to your legs and groin area.
With the front leg, you should have movement through the hip and knee and keeping the foot in the same position. With the movement this gives you have the abillity to Parry with your leg, against kicks to the groin area and leg.
Instructional Video for Wado-Ryu Stance - Neko Ashi Dachi
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