The characters assure us this martial arts stance is perfect, but we're not so sure.
I'm not sure if this should be added so I won't make a big description yet. I'll explain it first and see if people like it. Most often this occurs when a fighter is supposed to be just PERFECT, but the problem is that the animator or choreographer (depending on whether it's live action or animated) doesn't actually know martial arts. As a result we get crazy "perfect" poses that are awkward as Hell. Alternately, we might find the character just standing there, not in a stance at all, yet the other characters assure us that their stance is absolutely flawless. Differs from Artistic License - Martial Arts, because that trope is all about flashy moves like spinning kicks and flying punches, whereas this is specifically about the character's stance. A few examples: