Either the weight is balanced over both legs or as in Western boxing it is carried slightly forwa
“Either the weight is balanced over both legs or (as in Western boxing) it is carried slightly forward over the lead leg. This position permits relaxation, speed, balance and easy movement, as well as a mechanical advantage, making possible tremendous power.”
Lee, Bruce. Tao of Jeet Kune Do. Black Belt Communications, 2011, loc. 41.
This is why so much is focused on footwork within boxing.