In the White Lotus System of Unarmed Combat®, the expression "postures" is a label that's used to identify;

Definition: In this system, the key term "postures" is defined as;
1. an expression that refers to biomechanical positions,
2. the observable static forms of the human body or parts of it,
3. the physical effect of placing one's body, or parts of it, at points in space,
4. a series of positions, static in nature, that are assumed with the use of the body or some part of it,
a series of positions that are absent of technical intent; e.g. a series of positions that are symbolic of blocking, grappling, guarding, parrying, striking, or throwing.

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