Kamae Definition

What Does Kamae Mean?

Kamae

ka·mae

\ˈkȯ-ˈmā\
noun

Definition: This word refers to posture in karate. It is differentiated from tachi, which means stance. While tachi refers to the body’s position from the waist down, kamae refers to the entire body’s posture and is said to encompass a practitioner’s attitude.

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