The calligraphy or ji
for the numerical 8 or Hachi is formed when the feet take this stance,hence
Hachiji Dachi. Used when the call for Yoi or ready is given
before starting movements of kata, kihon or kumite.
an informal attention stance Musubi Dachi is used when showing respect
for anything In karate. It is used at the start & finish of Kihon, kata &