I come to you with only “Karate” – empty hands. I have no weapons; but should I be forced to defend myself, my principles or my honor . . . should it be a matter of life or death, of right or wrong, then here are my weapons: “Karate” – my empty hands.
Delayed Sword (Front Right Hand Lapel Grab)
Alternating Maces (Front Two-Hand Low Push)
Sword of Destruction (Front Left Straight or Roundhouse Punch)
Deflecting Hammer (Front Right Front Thrust Kick)
Captured Twigs (Rear Bear Hug; Arms Pinned)
The Grasp of Death (Left Flank Right Arm Headlock)
Checking the Storm (Front Right Step-Through Overhead Club)
Mace of Aggression (Front Two-Hand Lapel Grab, Pulling In)
Attacking Mace (Front Right Step-Through Straight Punch)
Sword and Hammer (Right Flank Left Hand Shoulder Grab)
Distance is your best friend.
Whatever the attitude, so the response.
When blocking on the inside of an opponent’s arm, do so below the elbow, never above it.
When blocking on the outside of an opponent’s arm, do so at or above the elbow, never below it.
The ankle is the wrist of the foot.
A knife-edge kick is a chop with the foot.
Deflection: then infliction of pain.
Forms and Sets:
Stripe – Blocking Set 1, Linear Short Form 1
Belt – Short Form 1
45 Degree Cat
Inward Horizontal Elbow
Outward Horiztontal Elbow
Inward Overhead Elbow
|Finger Techniques||Inward Overhead Claw|
Side Snapping Knife-Edge
Back Snapping Heel
|Ground Defenses||Front Kick
|Body Maneuvers||Back Fall (Kneeling)
Side Fall (Kneeling)