I hold the art of Kenpo sacred and freely take upon myself the obligation and responsibility that I shall never misuse my skill to hurt or to make afraid. I shall fight only if forced to defend myself and shall be slow to anger, loath to take offense, quick to forgive, and to forget personal affront.
Stripe 1 -
Clutching Feathers (Front Left Hand Hair Grab)
Triggered Salute (Front Right Hand Direct Push)
Dance of Death (Front Right Straight Punch)
Stripe 2 -
Thrusting Salute (Front Right Step-Through Kick)
Deflecting Hammer (Front Right Front Thrust Kick)
Captured Twigs (Rear Bear Hug Arms Pinned)
Grasp of Death (Left Flank Right Arm Headlock)
Checking the Storm (Front Right Step-Through Overhead Club)
When circular moves end, linear begin; when linear moves end, circular 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.
To beat action, meet it.
Fair play is when your opponents definition of fair play is equally matched with yours.
Forms and Sets:
Stripe 1 – Kicking Set 1 – All four sides
Stripe 2 – Long Form 1 – Half of Right Side
Belt – Long Form 1 – Half of Left Side
|Stripe 1||Stripe 2||Belt|
|Stances||Wide Kneel||Close Kneel|
|Blocks||Step-through Block and Punch|
|Punches||Step Through Punches|
Thrusting Heel Palm
Underhand Reverse Handsword
|Finger Techniques||Inward Overhead Claw||Horsebite|
|Kicks||Step Through Kicks||Front Jump Kick
Roundhouse Jump Kick
|Maneuvers||Push Drag Shuffle||Front Fall (kneeling)||Back Shoulder Roll|