New to tanking
kiting is used when the mobs would melee you to death, but most the time if that's the case you mark some mobs to be CCed. It's really more of a PvP thing.
Occasionally, however, a tank is asked to kite a boss or adds. This is usually due to placement requirements or to prevent a hard-hitting, unkillable add from messing with your main tank. It's also helpful on fights where "bad stuff" tends to follow the boss around (the single best run I saw for the pre-Cata Ambassador Flamelash fight involved me chasing the tank around the room while she pulled Flamelash in a big circle, never stopping once.)
For the majority of fights, however, you'll just want to move during movement phases, and stay where you are the rest of the time.
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