One-Step Combinations

One-step sparring utilizes prearranged blocks, kicks and strikes to defend against an attackers punch.

The first one-step sparring combinations (required to earn a yellow striped belt or a yellow belt) are designed against a right handed attacker.

OUTSIDE MIDDLE BLOCKS – USE RIGHT ARM

1. Step forward with right leg into a right side stance (fighting stance), right outside middle block, right back hand strike, left reverse punch, right back hand strike.


2. Step forward with right leg into a right side stance (fighting stance), right outside middle block, right elbow thrust, right elbow thrust, right knife hand strike.

SIDE KICK AND SPINTHRUST KICK

3. From a left fighting stance, left skip-in side kick, left back hand strike, right reverse punch, left back hand strike.

4. From a right fighting stance, left spin thrust kick, left back hand strike, right reverse punch, left knife hand.

FRONT SNAP KICKS

5. Right front snap kick, step forward into a right front stance, double open hand upper block, double knife hand strike, grab collar and left knee lift.

6. Right front snap kick, step forward into a right front stance, double palm heel strike (low), double palm heel strike (high), left grab behind neck, right elbow strike to face.

UPPER BLOCK & INSIDE MIDDLE BLOCK – USE LEFT ARM

7. Step forward with left leg into a left front stance, left upper block, right punch, left punch, right palm heel strike.

8. Step forward with left leg into a left front stance, left inside middle block, right punch, left punch, right ridge hand strike.

PARRYS – STEP TO THE LEFT, USE RIGHT KNIFE HAND

9. Step to the left into a straddle leg stance, right knife hand strike to the wrist (parry), grab wrist, right front roundhouse kick to the groin or abdomen, step forward into a right fighting stance, left palmheel strike.


10. Step to the left into a straddle leg stance, right knife hand strike to the wrist (parry), grab wrist, right side kick to the ribs or knee, step forward into a right fighting stance, reverse punch.