Ed Parker American Kenpo: Glancing Salute

GLANCING SALUTE (FRONT – Right Hand Cross push)

BASE TECHNIQUE

  1. With your left foot, step toward 11:00 (left neutral bow stance) and pivot clockwise to form a right forward bow stance facing 3:00 as you pin the opponent’s right hand against your chest with your right hand. Simultaneously deliver a left vertical forearm strike against his right elbow.
  2. Pivot counterclockwise and form a left forward bow stance facing 12:00 as your left hand pins the opponent’s right arm against his body as you simultaneously deliver a right thrusting heel palm strike to his jaw.
  3. Your right arm circles the right side of the opponent’s face to hook the back of his neck in the shape of the crane. Anchor your right arm and pull the opponent downward toward the ground as you deliver a right upward knee kick to his stomach.
  4. Plant forward and form a right neutral bow stance facing 12:00 to buckle the inside of the opponent’s right knee. Simultaneously deliver a right inward horizontal elbow strike to his face as your left hand pins his right arm against his body.
  5. Execute a right front crossover and double cover out toward 7:30.

EXTENSION

  1. Slide your left foot toward 1:30 to form a left rear twist stance as you deliver a right outward downward diagonal heel palm strike to the opponent’s solar plexus simultaneous with a left inward horizontal heel palm claw
    to his face.
  2. Immediately slide your right foot back toward 1:30 and form a right reverse bow stance to buckle the inside of the opponent’s left knee. Simultaneously deliver a right downward heel palm strike to his groin as your left hand positionally checks beside the right side of your face.
  3. Your left hand wraps around the left side of the opponent’s neck and anchors down to pull him into a right over-the-shoulder back knuckle strike to his face.
  4. Immediately deliver a right upward knee kick to the inside of the opponent’s right knee as your hands continue to check high.
  5. Pivot clockwise and plant your right foot toward 6:00 to form a left rear twist stance and deliver a left inward two finger hook to the opponent’s eyes as you settle into your stance.
  6. With your left foot, step toward 6:00 (left reverse step through) and face 12:00 in a right neutral bow stance as you deliver a right outward back knuckle strike to the opponent’s face.
  7. Execute a right front crossover and double cover out toward 7:30.

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