Ed Parker American Kenpo: Evading the Storm

EVADING THE STORM (FRONT – Right Step Through Overhead Club Attack)

BASE TECHNIQUE

  1. With your left foot, step toward 9:00 into a left forward bow stance as you execute a right extended outward handsword block to the outside of the opponent’s right arm. Your left hand acts as a positional check near your chest.
  2. Immediately grab the opponent’s right wrist with your right hand and deliver a right roundhouse kick to his groin.
  3. Plant (drop) into a right neutral bow stance and immediately pivot clockwise to form a right forward bow stance facing 1:30 as you pull the opponent’s right arm downward and past your right hip. Simultaneously deliver a left horizontal thrust punch to his opponent’s right kidney or right ribcage.
  4. Deliver a left forward knee strike to the outside of the opponent’s right thigh.
  5. Plant your left foot (gauging leg) forward and deliver a right roundhouse knee strike to the inside of the opponent’s right thigh.
  6. Execute a right front crossover and double cover out toward 9:00.

EXTENSION

  1. Plant your left foot (gauging leg) forward and deliver a right roundhouse knee strike to the inside of the opponent’s right thigh.
  2. Plant your right foot (gauging leg) toward 7:30 and deliver a left side kick to the inside of the opponent’s left knee. Your right hand maintains its grab on the opponent’s right wrist.
  3. Pivot clockwise and plant your left foot toward 6:00 to form a left neutral bow stance and deliver a left vertical forearm strike to the opponent’s right elbow as you simultaneously pull toward you with your right hand as your left arm strike forward and away from you.
  4. With your right foot (gauging leg), step toward 6:00 and form a modified (short) right neutral bow stance as your left hand grabs the opponent’s right wrist (palm down) and your right hand grabs his wrist (palm up).
  5. Immediately slide your left foot counterclockwise toward 6:00 as both hands twist the opponent’s right wrist counterclockwise to execute an outward wrist lock takedown to force him onto his back.
  6. Deliver a right roundhouse kick to the opponent’s face while he is on the ground.
  7. From Point of Contact, execute a right front crossover and double cover out toward 6:00.

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