Self Defense Techniques

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System:

EPAK

Level:

Intermediate

Gripping Talon A: FRONT- Double Wrist Grab to Right Hand

Circle your right arm counterclockwise. At the peak of the circle, counter grab your opponent's left wrist with your left hand as you step toward 12:00 into a right front bow stance. Pull your right arm free and execute a right downward hammer fist to the groin. Follow up with a right inside elbow strike to the ribcage then a right outside elbow strike. 

Cross behind with your left leg into an open-x stance and continue into a combative horse stance while buckling the attacker's left leg with a back-sweep. Circle your right arm around the attacker's body and deliver a downward temple-punch to the attacker's right temple.  Cradle the attacker's head with your left hand and deliver a right upward knee strike to the attacker's face. Cross-step with the right leg and execute a downward palm-heel strike to the attacker's right elbow, then, cover out.

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System:

EPAK

Level:

Intermediate

Broken Ram A: FRONT - Tackle

Step to an open-x stance towards 4:30 with your left leg and unwind into a combative horse stance. Use your left hand to guide the attacker's left shoulder. Execute a right downward hammerfist strike to the base of the skull as you settle into your stance. 

Deliver a right uppercut arm break to the attacker's left elbow. Execute a right low hooking back kick to the groin along with a right back fist strike to the ribcage. From the low hooking back kick enter a left front bow stance while buckling the attacker's stance while simultaneously delivering a right downward hammerfist strike to the side of the attacker's jaw. Cover out.

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System:

EPAK

Level:

Intermediate

Circling the Horizon A: FRONT - Right Step-Through Punch

With the left leg, step to 9:00 into a traditional horse stance while simultaneously executing a left sweeping palm block to the attacker's right punch. Immediately transition into a 45-degree cat stance and deliver a right vertical fist to the attacker's right temple. 

Step forward with the right leg into a right front bow stance while executing a right inward elbow strike to the ribcage. Drop into a right kneeling stance and execute a backfist strike to the inside of the attacker's right knee, followed by a right rising ridgehand strike to the attacker's groin (knifehand #5). Cover out.

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System:

Purple

Level:

Intermediate

Capturing the Storm A: FRONT - Right Step-Through Overhead Club Attack

Step forward with the left leg into a left front bow stance while executing an upward-x block (right over left) against the attacker's right wrist. Immediately grab the attacker's right wrist with both hands and guide the attacker's right arm down to deliver a strike with the club to the right knee.

Step through with the right leg and pivot counterclockwise, sliding under the attacker's arm while maintaining your counter-grab with the left and stripping the club with the right. Cross step behind, with your right leg to a traditional horse stance, and execute a downward club strike (with the club in your right hand) to the attacker's elbow (or back of the head). Cover out.

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System:

EPAK

Level:

Intermediate

Marriage of the Rams A: FLANK - Left and Right Shoulder Grabs.

Step back into a left front bow stance while executing a back knifehand strike (knifehand #4) to the groin of both attackers. Stepping forward into a right front bow stance, continue the downward circular motion of both arms overhead, trapping each attacker under the armpit, crossing right over left hand to smash the attacker's heads together. 

Execute a left rising knee strike to the face of both attackers, then return to a right front bow stance. As you step back into a left front bow stance, slide your hands down the attacker's legs and grab their ankles with crane-wing hands. Pull up forcefully, causing them to fall forward. Deliver a right front snap kick to the attacker on the left, followed by a left roundhouse kick to the attacker on the right. Cross out.

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System:

TK

Level:

Intermediate

Vise A: FRONT - Right Punch

Execute a right inside forearm block then a right front snap kick to the groin. As you set down, execute a vise strike to the throat and roll your hands over to claw the eyes.

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System:

TK

Level:

Intermediate

Swinging Gate A: FRONT - Two-Hand Grab from the Front.

Left hand pins both hands as you enter a right front bow stance. The right forearm strikes under both elbows (high rising block), then the left foot sweeps 90-degrees counterclockwise to 3:00. Execute a right backfist strike to the solar plexus. The left foot then cross-steps behind the right foot to 12:00 while pivoting the body counterclockwise 180-degrees. Execute a right forearm strike to the left kidney. Then, execute a left elbow to attacker's spine.

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System:

TK

Level:

Intermediate

Stretching the Bow A: FRONT - Right Punch

Overhead Club Attack

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System:

Purple

Level:

Intermediate

Arcing Blades

Offensive Movement

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System:

Purple

Level:

Intermediate

Circle of China

Knee to the Face from a Seated Position

Forms

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Long Form #1

Moving, blocking, striking, spatial awareness

Sash

Purple

Level

Beginner

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Eyebrow-Height Staff #1

Weapons Training

Sash

Purple

Level

Beginner