Ed Parker American Kenpo: Broken Gift

BROKEN GIFT (FRONT- Handshake)

BASE TECHNIQUE

  1. Counter grab the opponent’s right hand with your left hand and step toward 12:00 with your left foot to form a left neutral bow stance. Simultaneously, twist the opponent’s right hand counterclockwise to place his elbow in a downward position. Deliver a left upward flapping elbow strike to his right elbow joint.
  2. With your left foot, step toward 6:00 and form a right neutral bow stance and twist the opponent’s wrist clockwise and past your left hip. Immediately deliver a right outward back knuckle strike to the opponent’s right temple. Your left hand continues controlling the opponent’s right arm.
  3. Slide your left foot toward 4:30 and form a right neutral bow stance facing 10:30 as you deliver a right inward elbow strike to the left side of the opponent’s jaw.
  4. Execute a right front crossover and double cover out toward 4:30.

EXTENSION

  1. Slide your left foot toward 4:30 and form a right neutral bow stance facing 10:30 as you deliver a right inward downward diagonal elbow strike to the left side of the opponent’s jaw. Follow with a right outward downward diagonal elbow strike to the right jaw of the opponent. Immediately follow without any loss of motion with a right upward vertical elbow strike to his chin.
  2. With your left hand, twist the opponent’s wrist clockwise so that his elbow will face upward. Immediately deliver a right downward hammerfist strike to his elbow joint.
  3. Grab the opponent’s right wrist with your right hand as you slide your right foot toward 4:30 to form a left neutral bow stance. Whip his arm clockwise into an inward wrist lock and deliver a right front snapping ball kick to his solar plexus.
  4. Plant your right foot down and form a right neutral bow stance as you deliver a right upward lifting back knuckle strike to the opponent’s face.
  5. Immediately adjust with your left leg (gauging leg) and deliver a right thrusting knife edge kick to the opponent’s left inner knee.
  6. Plant your right foot toward 6:00 to form a left rear twist stance. Immediately pivot counterclockwise and deliver a left rear scooping heel kick to the opponent’s chin.
  7. Execute a left front crossover and double cover out toward 5:00.