The 1st and 3rd paragraph.
Parkers techniques are collections of physical movement patterns. But "underneath" them are concepts and principles
Parker wants us to "get" those principles.rather than forcefully
Memorize the sequence in a rote manner without any further thought
And when it...
I don't practice Kenpo but I keep going back to this statement of Parker's and mull it over.
Ed Parker on Techniques:
I teach Kenpo, not for the sake of teaching the techniques, but for the principles involved in them. And even then, these principles must be altered to fit the individual.
In the Wu/Hao teaching at 11:05, a door is imagined in the chest that supports a rock. The doors open and the the rock drops into the lower torso.
In Wei Shu Ren's animation, at 0:32, the door is shown and an energy ball drops at 0:36
So I guess its anybody's choice.
I enjoyed this presentation from a Mantis and BJJ practitioner on a possible grappling application of the four move Yang family GST. He mentions a Beijing Shuai Jiao site at the beginning and also a site called Yang Lu Chans Cotton Boxing.
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At about 10:22 Javier Martinez shows applications commencing with finger and elbow locks. Interesting !! Towards the end a kata is performed as applications are shown. Anyone know if the kata is Seisan ?
Aha !! I should have checked MartialTalk's own info base. A list of African arts has been made and the Shackle Hands system is described.
African and Caribbean Martial Arts List
Here is the description:
-Kiungo Cha Mkono
(a.k.a. "Shackle Hands" and "The Shackle Hand Style") is an art...
First of all, a big WHOOPS. If this form is indigenous to Africa, I put it in the wrong place! I have been aware of a form called "Shackle Hands", with origins in China, for many years. I assumed this was an adaptation of that form, I may be in error.
Other than that thought, the form has...