Name Also called How it looks
Sanchin stance Basic stance Feet shoulder width apart, toes pointed slightly in
Seuchin Iron Horse Toes pointed outward, body lowered
Sanchin Horse (none) Toes pointed inward, body lowered
Seysan (none) Toes pointed straight ahead, feet apart, one foot slightly behind the other
Hidden Foot (none) One foot placed behind the other
Nihachi (none) Toes pointed straight ahead
Open L (none) Feet in L-shape, body facing ahead
Closed L (none) Feet in L-shape, body facing to the side
Low Cat (none) One foot placed very far back, hands up, ready to spring
High Cat (none) Same as 'Low Cat' except foot is not placed as far back

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