Technique Discussion: Thundering Hammers

Discussion in 'Kenpo / Kempo - Technical Discussion' started by MJS, Nov 27, 2011.

  1. Twin Fist

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    this is one of my favorite epak techniques.

    the big circles are an option

    smaller circles are an option. the attack is the attack and the response is the response

    HOW you throw the finish shots is less important than that you throw them.

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  2. Thesemindz

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    It always surprises me how big a deal we make over these tiny differences. The technique is the same in each video. Move to the outside, alternating strikes. I was taught to finish with an arm drag and a centerline strike, but that's just lineage. The basic concept is strong. It's Shield and Sword on the opposite side of the body with long range weapons instead of short range weapons. Any time you can take the outside you do, after that this technique is just letting go with rights and lefts. It looks fancy, but the idea is pretty basic. Local performance may vary, big circles, small circles, horizontal circles, vertical circles, it's all just deflect/close/batter.


    -Rob
     
  3. Bigdavid5.0

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    I'm sorry don't want to offend anyone but,I study 5.0 and there were some things missing.In the 1st clip 5.0 has a grab of greater control and vicious leg checks.The second was what I trained in years ago and it was rad.
     

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