I understand that I am but a beginner in a new and fascinating art which will direct me to greater obligations and responsibilities. To honor my obligations and responsibilities I pledge myself to server my instructor, fellow students and fellow man.
Clutching Feathers (Front Left Hand Hair Grab)
Triggered Salute (Front Right Hand Direct Push)
Dance of Death (Front Right Straight Punch)
Thrusting Salute (Front Right Step-Through Kick)
Gift of Destruction (Front Right Handshake)
Locking Horns (Front Headlock)
Evading the Storm (Front Right Step-Through Overhead Club)
Lone Kimono (Front Left Hand Lapel Grab)
Glancing Salute (Front Right Hand Cross Push)
Five Swords (Front Right Step-Through Roundhouse Punch)
Scraping Hoof (Rear Full Nelson)
Grip of Death (Left Flank Right Arm Headlock)
Repeating Mace (Front Left Hand Push)
Shielding Hammer (Front Left Step-Through Hooking Punch)
Striking Serpent’s Head (Front Bear Hug; Arms Free)
Crashing Wings (Rear Bear Hug; Arms Free)
Let time be your measurement to skill and expertise.
To hear is to doubt, to see is to be deceived, but to feel is to believe.
In every offense, there is a defense and in every defense there is an offense.
Katas or forms are expressions of basic skills.
One becomes great when he comes to the realization that what he knows is very little.
Condition and guts take over where knowledge and skill end.
When circular moves end, linear begin. When linear moves end, circular moves reoccur.
Many answers lie in a single move, but many moves do not necessarily give a single answer.
There are no pure styles of Karate. Purity comes only when pure knuckles meet pure flesh no matter who delivers or receives.
He who hesitates, meditates in a horizontal position.
Forms and Sets:
Stripe – Kicking Set 1
Belt – Long Form 1
|Blocks||Inside Downward Palm Down
Inside Downward Palm Up
|Punches||Step-through block punch|
|Strikes||Thrusting Heel Palm
Underhand Reverse Hammerfist
|Finger Techniques||Horizontal Finger Thrust
Shuffle Kicks (Drag Kick)
Spinning Back Heel
|Ground Defenses||Roundhouse Kick|
|Foot Maneuvers||In Place Switch
Front to Back Switch
Back to Front Switch
|Body Maneuvers||Back Fall (Standing)
Side Fall (Standing)
Shoulder Roll (Kneeling; Forward and Backward)
Front Fall (Kneeling)