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

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