Ed Parker American Kenpo: Locking Horns



  1. With your right foot, step toward 11:00 and form a right wide kneel stance as you check the opponent’s right knee with your left hand and deliver a right underhand reverse handsword strike to his groin.
  2. Use your left hand to push down on the opponent’s right elbow to clear the arm off your head (if it is still there) and rise upward to form a right neutral bow stance as you deliver a right vertical obscure elbow strike to his jaw. Using 1/4 beat timing, continue the motion of your left hand to deliver a left downward palm strike (fingers to right) to the opponent’s solar plexus.
  3. Execute a push-drag foot maneuver and deliver a right inward downward diagonal elbow strike to the left side of his jaw as you simultaneously deliver a left inward hooking heel palm strike to the right side of his jaw to create a sandwiching effect.
  4. Execute a right front crossover and double cover out toward 7:30.


  1. Slide your left foot forward to form a left front twist stance facing 12:00 as you deliver a right outward horizontal back knuckle strike to the opponent’s right rib cage simultaneously with a left heel palm push-down strike (fingers are horizontal and pointed inward) to his solar plexus.
  2. Immediately thread a right thrusting knee kick to the opponent’s groin.
  3. Deliver a right downward stomp kick to the opponent’s right instep.
  4. Finish with a left rear crossover stomp kick to the opponent’s left instep.
  5. With your left foot, step toward 6:00 (left reverse step through) and execute a right front crossover and double cover out toward 7:30.

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