Stance Training and Horse Stance

Lead Instructor:  Sean Daily
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This lesson introduces students to stance training as practiced in kung fu, and the most important and fundamental of all stances: The horse-riding stance ("ma shi"). It also includes coverage of advanced horse stance training techniques.

Lesson Specs

Lesson Goals

  1. Understand the Course topic
  2. Refine your ability to execute the techniques presented in the Course
  3. Become familiar with drills that can be used to develop your skills
  4. Achieve significant proficiency in the material


  1. Watch the Lesson
  2. Take notes on key aspects
  3. Bookmark key points in the Lesson
  4. Ask questions on the Forum
  5. Use Lesson resources to supplement your knowledge

Lesson Chapters

  1. Introduction
  2. Horse Stance
  3. Staff Training with Horse Stance

Sean Daily

MartialSkill Chief Instructor

Sean Daily is a 16-year practitioner and instructor of Seven Star (Northern) Praying Mantis Kung Fu (Qi Xing Tanglang Q’uan), with teaching influences from both the Luo Guang Yu and Wang Chuan Yi branches of Seven Star Praying Mantis.