Gyaku-hanmi

Gyaku-hanmi describes a stance, where both partners have the alternate side to the front ("mirror position").

This describes the stance (hamni) that the partners are in upon contact, i.e. when grabbing or when a strike comes down, but not the position they start from.

A comprehensive collection of instructive videos is available under Media > Basic Forms.

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