Page 77 from the Shorin-Ryu Okinawan Karate Question
and Answer Book
The front leg is bent and the knee is over the toes.
The rear leg knee is locked out. Seventy percent of
the weight is on the front leg, thirty percent is
on the rear leg.
Regardless of your current rank, take a look at how
many different techniques you use in all of your katas
that incorporate the Zenkutsu-dachi stance. Now take
those individual techniques in the Zenkutsu-dachi
stance and work them in a single line across the deck.
Gedan-uke, Tomoe-zuki, Morote-soe-uke, Gedan Shotei-ate,
Tate-hiji-ate, and even a simple chudan-zuki.
Working these in Zenkutsu-dachi across the deck will
surely sharpen them even more when executed in their
Get low first!
Sensei Lorenzo Aguon
Ueshiro Hawaii Karate Dojo