Ed Parker American Kenpo: Swinging Pendulum

SWINGING PENDULUM (FRONT – Right Roundhouse Kick)

BASE TECHNIQUE

  1. From a right neutral bow stance, slide your left foot Up the Circle toward 4:30 as you deliver a universal block against the inside of the opponent’s right leg.
  2. Execute a forward push-drag maneuver toward 10:30 and deliver a right downward hammerfist strike to the opponent’s groin as you simultaneously check near his chest.
  3. Slide your left foot Up the Circle toward 1:30 to form a right fighting horse stance facing 7:30 as you deliver a right snapping obscure elbow strike to his chin. Your left hand continues to check high.
  4. Execute a right front crossover and double cover out toward 1:30.

EXTENSION

  1. Slide your right foot back to form a right reverse bow stance to buckle the inside of the opponent’s left leg as you deliver a right upward snapping forearm strike to the opponent’s jaw. Your left hand is checking near your ribcage.
  2. Execute a right rear scooping heel kick to the opponent’s groin. Plant your right foot (gauging leg) near your left foot and immediately slide your left foot back to form a left reverse bow stance to buckle the inside of his right leg.
  3. Pivot counterclockwise and form a left neutral bow stance as you deliver a left outward horizontal handsword strike to the opponent’s sternum or solar plexus. Immediately pivot counterclockwise to form a left forward bow stance and deliver a right thrusting heel palm strike to the left side of the opponent’s jaw.
  4. Snake around the right side of the opponent’s head to hook the back of his neck with your right hand. Immediately pull the opponent downward to deliver a right roundhouse knee kick to his sternum. Plant your right foot to Point of Origin and form a left neutral bow stance as you deliver a left upward snapping forearm strike to the opponent’s jaw simultaneously with a right outward claw across his face.
  5. Execute a right inward heel palm claw to the left side of the opponent’s face as you begin to cross your left foot toward 4:30. As you settle into your right rear twist stance, deliver a right inward two-finger hook to the opponent’s left eye immediately followed by a left outward horizontal handsword strike to his neck.
  6. Complete your crossover by stepping toward 4:30 with your right foot and cover out toward 4:30.