Bending Stance – (Guburyo Sogi)
- Bending stance is a preparatory stance for side and back kicks, and also frequently for defence techniques.
- The stationary leg bears all the body weight and is slightly bent.
- The other foot is placed at the knee.
- When standing on the right leg the stance is called a right bending stance, and vice-versa.
- It is performed either full facing or half facing.
- It can be either full facing or half facing both in attack and defence