Rick Jeffcoat’s American Kenpo Karate
Self Defense Technique Tip
Parting Wings – Purple Belt Belt Technique
PARTING WINGS (front two hand push)
- Standing with feet together, drop back to 6 o’clock with your right foot into a left neutral bow as you execute left and right extended outward chops to the inside of opponent’s arms. Make sure both arms are parallel in height and depth.
- Shift into a left forward bow as your right hand chops to the opponent’s right ribcage. Simultaneously cock your left hand to the right side of your face, palm up.
- Shift in place into a left neutral bow as you execute a left outward hand sword to opponent’s throat. Simultaneously cock your right hand near your face to act as a check and also positioned for the next move.
- Again shift your weight forward in place as your left hand checks down into opponent’s forearms towards the torso and execute a right middle knuckle vertical punch to opponent’s solar plexus. You will be punching over your left arm As you pivot into a left forward bow.
- Cover out
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